Turn It Off and Step Away

How long can you go without checking your cell phone? Do you feel your leg vibrate and reach for your phone - only to find that your phone is actually across the room? Could you go 24 hours without using your mobile device or some other similar form of technology? If you see a beautiful sunset but d...
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Welcoming Refugees…

I have been blessed with a sabbatical from teaching at Malone University this semester to work in refugee resettlement with World Relief in Akron, Ohio. I have always had a heart for international people and have worked abroad as an international social worker, but my passion for working with those ...
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The Call to Reconciliation

The recent deaths of African-American persons during interactions with police officers has awakened the nation to the persistent racial imbalance in our country. The sheer disregard of life causes me deep anguish and, quite frankly, leaves me with mixed feelings about our country’s moral compass. Cl...
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