Day: May 1, 2010

The Calling & the Perspective

Today is commencement at Southeastern University. I’ve now been here four years, so many of the graduates this year started when I did. As I look back on these four years, they seem very short, in retrospect. They seem particularly short when I place them in context of the fifty-nine years I have now experienced. No, I’m not old—I’m seasoned. I’ve been teaching at the university level for twenty-one years, yet it always remains fresh. Each semester I teach American… Read more »