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bertha katzenengel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-23-05 10:51 AM
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2. Hi, BensMom.
When I was a fundy, baptism was a big thing, but in our church you had to choose to be baptised, so it wasn't a baby thing.

It sounds to me like this is something for the parents. You love the mom & dad, but don't share their beliefs... that doesn't mean you're a hypocrite if you go to the ceremony. Also, going to the ceremony doesn't mean you buy into what it means to them.

Forgive me for drawing this analogy, but maybe you could look at it like going to a funeral. No, not that it means death to anyone! But funerals make me quite uneasy, but I go because I love the family.

Just my two cents. Good luck on your decision. :hug:
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