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February 23, 2007

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Aurelia

I'm glad it got resolved, and you're feeling better. You need to lower the stress right now, not add to it my dear.
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Eva

I think your request was totally reasonable and glad it was mostly granted.

I think it is more respectable to be certain about what you believe and to act accordingly than to go along with what someone else believes to be polite. This is a ceremony about your child, too--so of course you should be able to determine what is said and done.

It feels wrong to me that my child isn't baptized and that there are no plans to do so, as I am a southern girl born and raised in the church (Presbyterianism). But I am not a Christian and I am not going to go to church, so it would be even more wrong to me to have the ceremony.

I know my mother wants it done, but she also wants me to go to church. She keeps trying to tell me to be Unitarian, actually. Frankly, if I were going to be "something," I would be Jewish. I once took conversion classes and stopped just short of converting because I realized I just don't believe in god. I'm just not convinced!

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