begin the reflections on Baptism, it would be good to spend time thinking about what came
before - our creation and birth.
Use some - or all - of the following
thoughts to get you started:
||Have you been told any stories about your birth?
Who looked forward to it? Were there any anxieties?
Try this exercise - gently take a journey back through your life - as if
revisiting each age.
Let your imagination take you back through your life - right back to your days in the womb
- and back to the moment of your conception.
Allow yourself to realise that before anyone else knew of your existence, God knew you
were there - tiny and infinitely vulnerable - but infinitely loved...
I formed you in the womb - I knew you
||Say these words quietly to yourself - over and over again so that the
meaning drips softly into your soul
(It can help to say the first part on an "in-breath" and the second part as you
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