Snow day. (Sometimes it’s okay)

Years ago, I read about a college president who had a practice of placing a statue of a fox in the college quad on a random snowy day. When it happened, classes were canceled for the day. Papers that would have been due were not. Speeches that would have been given were not. And because […]

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Elk River (Part 3)

Rich Dixon takes us back to Elk River for more reflection. +++ As usual, God had a different plan when we met Kelley on Friday evening. I talked about The Dream. The audience asked lots of questions about the bike, my injury, how we’d gotten to this point. Then we were overwhelmed when Kelley shared […]

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On words from others giving words to your life.

Every night, as I lay me down to sleep, I pray a prayer I learned three years ago. It starts, “Keep watch, dear Lord, with those who work, or watch, or weep this night.” I started praying it every night early in the pandemic. It was how I could remember coworkers -RNs, tech, physicians – […]

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