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Offline Lexi

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Re: Wanting to become Orthodox but have concerns
« Reply #45 on: March 25, 2018, 09:04:29 PM »
Just want to update! Excuse any typos, on my phone and don't have my glasses on, lol.

I have been attending Divine Liturgy since late September, started an intoduction to Orthodoxy class in January that went through mid March. Afterwards I contacted our Priest about moving forward in becoming Orthodox and we have an appointment Wednesday. Was unable to see him at  church this morning due to a stomach bug making the rounds at our house.

Just wanted to update! Did not fall off a cliff or run away scared or overwhelmed, just moving along day by day.

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Re: Wanting to become Orthodox but have concerns
« Reply #46 on: March 25, 2018, 10:56:03 PM »
Good news! Good for you. Thank you for updating us. :)
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Re: Wanting to become Orthodox but have concerns
« Reply #47 on: March 26, 2018, 12:49:50 AM »
I am happy for you.  :)

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Re: Wanting to become Orthodox but have concerns
« Reply #48 on: March 26, 2018, 03:58:10 AM »
Thanks be to God.
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Re: Wanting to become Orthodox but have concerns
« Reply #49 on: March 27, 2018, 09:04:53 PM »
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Re: Wanting to become Orthodox but have concerns
« Reply #50 on: March 27, 2018, 09:24:45 PM »
Sounds good :)

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Re: Wanting to become Orthodox but have concerns
« Reply #51 on: March 28, 2018, 01:44:04 PM »
Had a good meeting with our Priest today. We met at the church and we brought some chairs to the gym so the kids could run around with the basketballs and what not while we talked. He sent me home with some books and we will meet again soon.

It was good and non stressful, he even held my baby while I took my 2 year old to the potty three times in 45 minutes (twice being false alarms...). It was good.

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Re: Wanting to become Orthodox but have concerns
« Reply #52 on: April 01, 2018, 10:16:35 AM »
It was good and non stressful, he even held my baby while I took my 2 year old to the potty three times in 45 minutes (twice being false alarms...). It was good.

Just wanted to pass along some encouragement. We have a 3 year old and had been dealing with the same thing for months during catechism class. We empathise with trying to balance learning/discerning with potty training! :)
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