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I am a life long Lutheran, ELCA - the more liberal of the Lutheran denominations. The ELCA allows local churches to live their own mission. That translates to most being more conservative in this area. Small town churches are almost always older with...
BearonaBicycle 02-06-2020 05:16 AM
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Thank you for your response. I know I am not alone with the struggle. As a person who worked a lot of my years on diversity and inclusion, I have the biggest issue with people who seem to live in the 1950s. I have made friends and volunteer with peop...
BearonaBicycle 02-06-2020 05:10 AM
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Thank you for your thoughtful response. I must admit I have not had a discussion on this with my spouse. I know he needs to finish his career with his employer for the sake of his stable retirement. He did move away from his family for almost 30 year...
BearonaBicycle 02-06-2020 05:03 AM
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Three years ago I retired to a rural small town with my still-working spouse. I am a blue liberal American. To say the least, it has been a challenge. I have worked hard to overcome my bias but find myself unhappy. I made connections and am an active...
BearonaBicycle 02-05-2020 02:28 PM
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@LouisC53 -- That sounds like an excellent trip. I will have to put that on a possibility list. I also looked at that company. I have done two European tours so far, both with local bicycle tourist companies. Both have turned out extremely well. I fi...
BearonaBicycle 06-15-2018 09:41 AM
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I am a life long Lutheran, ELCA - the more liberal of the Lutheran denominations. The ELCA allows local churches to live their own mission. That translates to most being more conservative in this area. Small town churches are almost always older with...
BearonaBicycle 02-06-2020 05:16 AM
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Thank you for your response. I know I am not alone with the struggle. As a person who worked a lot of my years on diversity and inclusion, I have the biggest issue with people who seem to live in the 1950s. I have made friends and volunteer with peop...
BearonaBicycle 02-06-2020 05:10 AM
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Thank you for your thoughtful response. I must admit I have not had a discussion on this with my spouse. I know he needs to finish his career with his employer for the sake of his stable retirement. He did move away from his family for almost 30 year...
BearonaBicycle 02-06-2020 05:03 AM
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Three years ago I retired to a rural small town with my still-working spouse. I am a blue liberal American. To say the least, it has been a challenge. I have worked hard to overcome my bias but find myself unhappy. I made connections and am an active...
BearonaBicycle 02-05-2020 02:28 PM
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@LouisC53 -- That sounds like an excellent trip. I will have to put that on a possibility list. I also looked at that company. I have done two European tours so far, both with local bicycle tourist companies. Both have turned out extremely well. I fi...
BearonaBicycle 06-15-2018 09:41 AM
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I am a life long Lutheran, ELCA - the more liberal of the Lutheran denominations. The ELCA allows local churches to live their own mission. That translates to most being more conservative in this area. Small town churches are almost always older with...
BearonaBicycle 02-06-2020 05:16 AM
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Thank you for your response. I know I am not alone with the struggle. As a person who worked a lot of my years on diversity and inclusion, I have the biggest issue with people who seem to live in the 1950s. I have made friends and volunteer with peop...
BearonaBicycle 02-06-2020 05:10 AM
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Thank you for your thoughtful response. I must admit I have not had a discussion on this with my spouse. I know he needs to finish his career with his employer for the sake of his stable retirement. He did move away from his family for almost 30 year...
BearonaBicycle 02-06-2020 05:03 AM
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Three years ago I retired to a rural small town with my still-working spouse. I am a blue liberal American. To say the least, it has been a challenge. I have worked hard to overcome my bias but find myself unhappy. I made connections and am an active...
BearonaBicycle 02-05-2020 02:28 PM
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@LouisC53 -- That sounds like an excellent trip. I will have to put that on a possibility list. I also looked at that company. I have done two European tours so far, both with local bicycle tourist companies. Both have turned out extremely well. I fi...
BearonaBicycle 06-15-2018 09:41 AM
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