5 Ways to Get Motivated for Exercise

  It’s that time of year when New Years’ resolutions fade… the mid-winter crunch where a full class load may cause your spirits to drag. With a full calendar and late nights of study, it’s possible your commitment to exercise may feel negotiable and be...

College Visits During the Pandemic

Traditionally, college visits have been one of the anticipated “high points” of a high schooler’s experience. Nothing compares with checking out college campuses and beginning to dream in living color: how the food smells and tastes, how the dorms feel, how the...

New Year’s Inventory

Author L. M. Montgomery wrote the now well-known line, “Tomorrow is a new day, with no mistakes in it…yet.” God is kind in giving us fresh new mornings, as well as brand new years and the chance to hit a proverbial “Refresh” button! We are all on a trajectory—moving...

A Christmas Call to Shine

We see it in the images of Christmas: putting up tree lights, magical starlight, the soft glow of candlelight, the cracking of warm firelight. It’s portrayed in Star Wars, “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Chronicles of Narnia.” But as I’ve been preparing my heart for...

Home Again: Shifting Parent Relationships

  With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, it’s possible you’re already heading home for the holidays. Unless your campus is in-state, chances are you haven’t been back for any weekend visits. A word of caution: coming home may not be what you...