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The Countdown To The Retreat

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Oremoose
[quote name='Lil'Monster' timestamp='1324182427' post='2353124']
There is nothing wrong being nervous
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you should ate a bird so it can eat the butterflies in your stomach. Edited by Oremoose

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AnneLine
There is nothing to be nervous about -- others will be, too --- you'll see --

You will have a chance to sing in the choir together... have fun bonding activities...


and those who have vocations will be

longing for the day when you get habits!


Something like this!


[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_OqprX7148&feature=related[/media]


Yup... LOTS of reasons to long for that habit! :)

Praying for all of you who will be on the retreat! Edited by AnneLine

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MissyP89
I hope you don't mind me hijacking this thread for a sec, Mon. :)

I'm going on a retreat the weekend after New Year's, just a young adult retreat. That is the plan, at least. My deposit is due on Jan. 1 and I'm dragging my feet.

I don't know why, but I have so much bad mojo (bad vibes) about going. I'm not sure if it's fear of confronting myself, of a new environment, or God trying to tell me something.

I've really been stressing over this, and it's starting to get annoying...

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AnneLine
Missy, Same comment I gave Lil'Monster a few days back -- nerves are normal, especially if you are shy or uncomfortable in new situations. I can remember being nervous about getting involved in the YA group in our parish, and then about going on young adult retreats (and the vocation retreats!) -- and then having a wonderful time deepening my prayer life AND sharing times with people who shared my love for our Lord and who liked doing similar things... I'm still in a faith sharing group with some of them 20 years later!!! And two of the discernment people were my wedding attendants! You never know....

I can't promise, but I bet you both will have a wonderful time.

And.... if I were a little devil, and thought you might do some good for God and souls coming off of that retreat... I'd do anything I could do to get you to NOT go. So.... start packing those bags! Will pray for you!

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andibc
Did you see this on their retreats http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5BkNvoLQ-8 Maybe it will calm your nerves a little.

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