Generation Z

Last week another tragedy hit our country and shook me. It shook a lot of people. I dove into the news coverage, afraid after 24 hours it would get buried under other less than important stories. But something extraordinary happened. Teens who were experiencing all the emotions that come with such a horrific event, were … [Read more…]

My Focus for 2018

I’ve joined in the practice in selecting a word at the beginning of each new year. Most of the time, I have forgotten the word (as we forget or fail at resolutions), but I feel like it’s still an important exercise to end one year and begin another. A few days ago a friend posted … [Read more…]

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Last week I had the privilege to return to my Alma Mater, Concordia University, Nebraska, for a conference put on by the DCE department. I jumped at the chance to return to the place where one the chapters of my story began. What was even more exciting, was that for the first time since we had … [Read more…]

A Tale of Two Halves

I was watching football this weekend (and there have been some great playoff games) and began thinking about the correlation between the first half of a football game and the first half of my 2016. The first half of a sporting event is often filled with anticipation and excited energy. Things may start off a … [Read more…]