Why Waiting is Good for Your Soul

Waiting is not my favorite. I’m guessing you’re with me. Whether waiting in line, in traffic or to use the bathroom, I don’t enjoy the uncomfortable helplessness of just sitting there. Take that discomfort up a few notches and picture the really hard scenarios:...

When Loneliness Strikes

College is generally assumed to be a highly social time of life. After all, you’re surrounded by people 24-7. What’s unexpected is the number of college students who report feeling chronically lonely.  According to the Student Academic Experience Survey of 2022, about...

Stuff You NEED to Pack for College

Packing for college can feel confusing! Of course you know what NOT to bring (loads of reading material for all of your “free time,” your childhood stuffed animal collection, your dog and the kitchen sink) but the on-line packing lists are sometimes overwhelming!...

The Nuts and Bolts of Resume’ Writing

  Perhaps you’re a recent college grad, elated over finishing, yet pressured by the reality of what comes next—whether a looming job search or the process of applying to graduate school. Maybe you’re simply home from college for the summer and need employment...

4 Approaches to Make Studying Fun

It’s that time of year again when finals are looming large on the horizon. As you near the finish line you may find your motivation lagging. When the load of papers, projects and tests begins to feel like an insurmountable obstacle, try these suggested techniques for...

On-the-Go Prayer

One of the most impossible verses in the Bible to follow is, “Pray without ceasing (I Thess. 5:17).”  At least that’s what I used to think. How in the world, I used to wonder, could anyone conceivably pray continually, with no end? But two things began to change the...