‘Tis Time, My Friend, ‘Tis Time

‘Tis time, my friend, ‘tis time! For rest the heart is aching- The first line of my favorite Pushkin poem has faithfully rhythmed in my mind day after day with increasing intensity as graduation has drawn near. I have savored these words like a piece of butterscotch candy through every brain-aching, burnt-out final paper. IContinue reading “‘Tis Time, My Friend, ‘Tis Time”

Letters to a Striving Daughter

Romans 7:23 But I see another law at work in me, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner  of the law of sin at work within me. Dear daughter, it wasn’t long ago that I watched you in the kitchen, raspberry mop top framing your distressed face as youContinue reading “Letters to a Striving Daughter”

To My Friends Beginning their Gordon Journey

Dear Friends, First, I want to thank you all for the encouragement and inspiration you have been to me this semester. I have been refreshed by your humility, shown through the vulnerability of not pretending that you have it all together. I have been challenged by your sincere desire to fight complacency and to beContinue reading “To My Friends Beginning their Gordon Journey”