Nostalgia

5ABF0436-B52B-47FC-93D5-3AB293EB3D05“I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope;”
‭‭Psalms‬ ‭130:5‬ ‭ESV‬‬

Nostalgia

Looking at this map of Belmont brought back some precious memories.  We lived there when Sarah (sincerelysarahstudios) was born.  While it brings sentimental feelings for that period of my life, I do not long to return to that time.  But while I know we should always live in the present, I tend to dream of the future and imagine something far better.  Most people do not think of me as an optimist because I tend to be critical (a great skill for scientific methodology and physician diagnostics), but I believe something far greater and better awaits us.  It is with that Hope that I proceed along my path.

Higher Learning

C9EE62AB-0D13-4E69-A27C-FB3CAA57983D“Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who gets understanding,”
‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭3:13‬ ‭ESV‬‬

Higher Learning

The new school year is underway and all the fall activities are expanding our already full schedules. My college fraternity brothers are planning a reunion at one of our home football games and the nostalgia is clawing at my soul. One of them replied that he was coming “while he was still able” and that struck a chord with me. Those college years were indeed more than over priced books and mundane courses—they were a time for gaining wisdom and understanding, and forming deep relationships that would endure the trials of a lifetime. While I think our educational system needs reform, the true value of higher learning is indeed priceless.