Monthly Archives: October 2012

My Grandmother, “Saint Ag”

When I was growing up, my grandmother was always referred to as “Saint Ag.” For me, that meant that my grandmother was loving, thought of others before herself and loved her faith immensely. She could do no wrong!  I’m sure

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Golden Friends

I had a lot of fun doing a brief vow renewal for an alumni couple during Homecoming weekend. They were returning to campus and celebrating their twentieth wedding anniversary. It was a small event, sandwiched into a busy schedule in

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Weeping and Rejoicing: Remembering Victims and Honoring Survivors

As a minister, one scripture passage that guides my work is from Romans 12:15: “Rejoice with those who rejoice and weep with those who weep.” Each October, that phrase takes on a particular meaning as we gather for the annual

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Prayer for Election Time

I have many books of prayers in my office. Sometimes I turn to them for solace—in times of loss or when I need to fill my soul after an incident. Some books I look to for inspiration—I have a book

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Animal Blessings

“If a pet is your wish, it must be a fish” – or so goes the mantra from Residence Life concerning the policy surrounding having any kind of critters in your residence hall or other campus housing. One of the

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