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I had never led a retreat by myself and worried I’d come off as unprepared and not able to give anything to the group. I worried that I’d get lost, miss the ferry, get carjacked, or hit a moose. I was crossing into Canada—aren’t moose everywhere? I was at a retreat two years before where a woman in the audience confronted one of the leaders about her imperfect physical recovery. Would someone confront me about some aspect of my recovery? Was I comfortable doing this service? No. I could only give what I had been given, and only to the

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