Pray With Strangers–Even If You Don’t Really Want To

2018-02-12T15:58:42+00:00

She barely made our flight. Just before the plane door closed, she charged in, marching down the isle like a bulldozer. She wore a faded Def Leppard t-shirt, a puffy coat with a coffee stain, jeans that must've been two sizes too small and a menacing scowl. Surely, she won’t sit next to us, I thought [...]

Pray With Strangers–Even If You Don’t Really Want To 2018-02-12T15:58:42+00:00

What I Learned the Day I Died: Thoughts from Mark Russell

2017-11-20T08:13:11+00:00

His heart just stopped. There was no warning. No time to yell out for help. Suddenly, everything went black. Mark Russell--one of the officials, a city councilman, and my dear friend--crumpled over, lifeless, on the sideline of the football field in the Madison Academy-McCallie game, August 25th. I sat in the stands, watching in horror, [...]

What I Learned the Day I Died: Thoughts from Mark Russell 2017-11-20T08:13:11+00:00

Sorority Rush: If Bid Day Turns Bad

2017-08-20T21:29:23+00:00

High-pitched screams fill the university quad. Girls in matching t-shirts chant and make hand signs. Banners unfurl and balloons fly. There's laughter. Tears. Surprise. Joy. It's sorority bid day. Most everyone on campus will be excited, it seems, but what if you aren't? What if sorority rush doesn’t turn out the way you had hoped [...]

Sorority Rush: If Bid Day Turns Bad 2017-08-20T21:29:23+00:00