From the category archives:

Faith

Encouraging love.

by Alumni Posts February 18, 2013

This past week I have felt so encouraged by my friends, my boyfriend, and God. I feel so loved every single day. With it being Valentines day this week, so many surprises came my way. For one, my boyfriend surprised me by sending me flowers. It totally made my day, even though I couldn’t be […]

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A Place Called Vertigo

by Alumni Posts November 26, 2012

Have you ever experienced Vertigo? It is like a non-stop ticket on the tea cup ride. When I was a kid the tea cup was my favorite ride, as an adult, the vertigo tea cup ride could certainly go away. I get vertigo at times when I’m stressed, the weather changes, or I’m tired. The […]

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Something to Belive In

by Alumni Posts November 26, 2012

Maybe I truly am a child of the 1980’s but when I started thinking about what I was thankful for I started to hum Poison’s song, Something to Believe In. I couldn’t quite put my finger on why that came to my mind but I looked up the song lyrics and could see clearly why. […]

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Feeling Political

by Alumni Posts November 26, 2012

This year got really nasty with comments and jabs at each side of the Presidential debate and that was just on my Facebook among various friends. This year the politics of politics took its toll on my mind and spirit. I consider myself liberal in my views and found myself being called out on several […]

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Hello is anyone out there?

by Alumni Posts November 5, 2012

I am selfish and self centered.  But I am curious, does anyone read my blog posts? I love to write but don’t write often enough. Writers write, so that is why I have undertaken the task of contributing to this blog. Really I should not care what others think, but I totally wondered, is anyone […]

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Why Am I still HERE??!!

by Alumni Posts October 15, 2012

In a previous post, I briefly wrote about moving forward. Shortly after posting, I realized that I think, talk and write about this subject quite a bit. It must be pretty important to me, huh? Still, I find myself stuck in the same spot in a few areas of my life and I’m asking, “Why […]

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Metanoia

by Deanna October 10, 2012

I was blessed with the opportunity to be able to go on a retreat this past weekend with Campus Ministry. I can’t say too much because that would spoil it for any future retreat-goers. But the moral of the story is I had such a great time! The location was absolutely beautiful and we were […]

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A Quick Note on Moving Forward

by Alumni Posts September 25, 2012

Each new day is an opportunity to be better than you were the day before. With a sunrise, comes the chance to forgive and release yourself from the past and make a decision to move forward. Too often, we look back and get caught up in the what-ifs. But, if we would just continue to […]

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Polish Wedding

by Alumni Posts September 11, 2012

What do you think about when the wedding subject gets brought up? Well, I think about love, family and faith. Saturday, my cousin Amber got married in Pocahontas, Illinois, at a small country winery. I have only been to a handful of weddings that I remember, and now that I am getting older and to […]

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Said Your Prayers Today?

by Alumni Posts May 7, 2012

Today, I was listening to the radio and heard that it is the National Day of Prayer. I find myself thinking of when to find time to pray and concentrate on God alone. But when would I not be distracted? I have an IEP to write, a couple of journal articles to read and write […]

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