Baccalaureate Benediction

I was invited to give the closing benediction at the University Baccalaureate service last week at Northwestern.  What an honor!  It is always a privilege to journey with our students each year, and it is a bittersweet day when we bid them farewell at the end of four (or more!) years. It was truly a… Continue reading Baccalaureate Benediction

Leaving a Legacy

“She speaks with authority because she speaks from the heart.” I stumbled upon this quote posted on a student’s Facebook page.  Christina is a budding journalist, talented in her own right, who has much to teach me as a writer.  As a freshman in college, she told me that she loved journalism because it gives… Continue reading Leaving a Legacy