Reflecting Along the Journey

According to a recent article published in The Journal of Positive Psychology, creativity “… encourages positive emotions that can unlock our inner resources for dealing with stress and uncertainty.”  The truth of the preceding statement has been made evident on the...

Reflecting Along the Journey

Green Bay Packers Coach Vince Lombardi said, “The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.”  A commitment to excellence aptly describes three individuals retiring from Davis...

Reflecting Along the Journey

Word of mouth is a powerful form of advertising. According to industry research, this is true for two basic reasons.  For the hearer, the direct words of someone you know brings credibility for the reputation of the one making a recommendation is on the line. Second,...

Reflecting Along the Journey

Davis & Elkins College is a private, liberal arts, residential, church-affiliated institution.  For this week’s “Reflecting Along the Journey” column I want to focus on the question, “What does being a church-affiliated college mean in 2021?”  The following words...

Reflecting Along the Journey

Whether one anticipates or dreads receiving a report card generally is determined by how good or poor are the grades.  That is true of a student and is also true for a college. Once a year Forbes magazine publishes its “College Financial Grades” as an indicator of the...

Reflecting Along the Journey

After a lengthy and meaningful life, the gift of earthly life and the promise of eternal life is to be celebrated. This past Saturday, at Robbins Memorial Chapel on the campus of Davis & Elkins College, we did just that. Dr. A. Jean Minnick passed from this life...