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carlos emmanuel alvarez villalba commented on TeejMcS's blog post 'Baptism'
"i know that is gonna happen, but it was an agreement between my  wife and i long before we had a kid, and boy i tried to call it off, but i just caved in, i live in mexico in a small town im like the only atheist here, my wife is agnostic…"
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James commented on TeejMcS's blog post 'Baptism'
"  I agree 100%. @ Carlos. In fact, I fear that you will be doing the exact opposite by going through with the baptism. Once that has taken place, your wife's family will likely be of the mind that the child is a member of the church and…"
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carlos emmanuel alvarez villalba commented on TeejMcS's blog post 'Baptism'
"thanks alot to every one for the comments!i know i must tell them. and i will."
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Suzanne Olson-Hyde commented on TeejMcS's blog post 'Baptism'
"That is the point - don't get your knickers in a knot or lose sleep over it. The deed is done. What are the repercussions if your wife comes out of the closet? Will she be shunned - or won't care if she is?  I was asked to be…"
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Godless Conservative commented on TeejMcS's blog post 'Baptism'
"For Carlos I don't get this either.  I mean if your wife wanted to then maybe.  But you thinking this is going to permanently get her family off it is a daydream.  You guys need to live your own lives.  What you do with your…"
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Suzanne Olson-Hyde commented on TeejMcS's blog post 'Baptism'
"For Carlos and TeemjMcs - what lucky children are these, to have parents like you. Wouldn't worry about participating in baptisms etc. as these children will not be going through the brainwashing and indoctrination that most fervent xians…"
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carlos emmanuel alvarez villalba commented on TeejMcS's blog post 'Baptism'
"one thing i need to ask, or tell im an atheist and my wife is closet atheist, but due to her family pressure were gonna baptize my 1 year old daughter, although im not ok with the idea, we did come to the agreement that the baptizing would be the…"
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Baptism

Today I participated in the baptism of my two 'god'children. Their mother knows I am atheist, but I agreed to take part in the ceremony for the sake of her father, who is expected to pass away within days.  It was a catholic/episcopalian ceremony, performed by the chaplain at the grandfather's hospice center.  It was very awkward for me and my wife, but we played along and kept up appearances.  Although I would have preferred to stand up for my own beliefs, I do not have any heartburn over…See More
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Baptism

Posted on August 28, 2011 at 7:35pm 7 Comments

Today I participated in the baptism of my two 'god'children. Their mother knows I am atheist, but I agreed to take part in the ceremony for the sake of her father, who is expected to pass away within days.  It was a catholic/episcopalian ceremony, performed by the chaplain at the grandfather's hospice center.  It was very awkward for me and my wife, but we played along and kept up appearances.  Although I would have preferred to stand up for my own beliefs, I do not have any heartburn over…

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