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Hello, friends. I’m the author of a memoir about growing up Mennonite called Blush: A Mennonite Girl Meets a Glittering World. I was also a college president and professor (Goshen College), and a foundation executive (Fetzer Institute). You can read more on my about page.
I will be the Kilian McDonnell Fellow at the Collegeville Institute during the fall semester 2016. My topic is Jubilación: Vocation in the Third Age of Life. Come along by following my blog and signing up for my one-paragaph weekly email Magical Memoir Moments.
Most recent blog posts
Vocation, or calling, gives purpose to life. The questions that help us listen for who we are and what God wants for us are remarkably similar at any age. My young colleague Jess reminded me of this truth this week.read more
Once upon a time, a family set out in search of a tree. They had never heard of a Candy Cane Tree before. After finding the Candy Canes, they searched for a tree they could take home. https://youtu.be/WsrXcyyx36I Thanks, Ostlund Christmas Tree Farm, for a great...read more
Tonight in the quiet, I wait for children and grandchildren. I imagine God to be waiting for us also.read more