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1 Corinthians 2:3 And I came to you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling.
My Ember letters have sometimes been written with weakness, fear, and much trembling. It is powerfully humbling to open up your relationship with God to another’s scrutiny, even though we know we are accountable to one another and Christ.
In writing my own Ember letters, I discovered a deeper trust in God. Those letters were a kind of confession, where I could be frankly honest with God about who I am and see more clearly God’s invitation for my life.
MOVING FORWARD: Do a little research around Ember Days. Consider writing your own letter and sharing it with your clergy person or other trusted friend.