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Through the Waters is the blog of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Christian vocation ministries. Because the ministry of Christian vocation affirms the need for all baptized Christians – including Presbyterians - to identify and claim their call to discipleship in each decision and life choice, this blog is designed to serve as a resource for youth and young adults, as well as those in ministry with them, to assist the Holy Spirit in God’s movement in this journey through the waters. Take some time to read and think about your own responses to the questions posed here. For additional resources, we suggest that you visit our website.

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April 25, 2012

A Home for Faith

Our family is in the process of looking for a new house. What a chore! We are blessed to be able to have certain qualities that we’re specific about and others for which we are more flexible. Where is it located? How many rooms? What is the price? We think about our comfort and, thankfully, don’t have too worry much about safety (we know we are in the minority in this one). What a surprise, then, for the house hunt to turn into a great learning opportunity.


April 10, 2012

Unexpected Hunting

Easter EggsOn Easter Sunday, I was a part of an Easter Egg Hunt that was a bit of a role reversal. The whole event was designed by an eight-year-old and the other, significantly older participants were the egg hunters. This was no casual egg hunt, though. There were lots of rules. It is an understatement to say that the hunt designer had an idea in her mind about how this event would work and she wasn’t willing to stray from it.

If anything, though, it did make me think. How many of us are like her? We get an idea ...