Giving Thanks for Return

By Stephanie (Cox) Demorest g93 In this modern American culture, we are driven by schedules: appointments, meetings, commitments, as well as last-minute texts and phone calls. In all the busyness, it is difficult to take a breath, let alone take a break and reflect on what is meaningful in our lives and worth living for! […]

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Thoughts from the Kitchen Table

By Marian Douglas cs17 Idyllic (excellent and delightful in all respects). That is my thought as I sit at the kitchen table in the Alumni Center, peering out at the backyard. That ramp right in front, the one creating those lovely leading lines, I watched Joe Sheil and John Motter g67 fix that on my […]

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The Vine Keeps Growing

As I pulled a chair up to the table in the Eicher Conference Room in the Fort Wayne Alumni & Friends Resource Center, it felt like business as usual. Michael sat across from me, reviewing a project I had sent him and offering suggestions for improving it. I edited an article as we waited for […]

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The Memory-Making Business

Have you ever thought about the process that went into designing your favorite t-shirt? It’s a basic question for graphic designers; but for people like me with little to no experience in the fine art of design, it never occurs. Until last week, that is. As part of a design class I’m taking this semester, […]

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One Purpose

It was late morning when Michael Mortensen and I walked down the sidewalk leading from the Lillian Rolf House, past the old Lehmen Library to the Eicher Student Commons, now owned by The Summit, a collaborative learning community. A small group had already gathered when we entered the Heritage Room. We mingled with representatives from […]

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Meet the Volunteers

The Resource Center was a busy place Thursday afternoon. Four volunteers, Bill g69 & Sharon (Walter) g67 Hull, Jan (Schumacher) Logan g68, and Dr. Jay Platte g69 were hard at work all afternoon. I popped around to see what they were doing, and was amazed by what I saw and heard. Jan sat at a […]

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The Global Kingdom of God

Spring break wrapped up on Monday, and students all around me are still talking about the Taylor World Outreach (TWO) short-term missions trips they took last week. From Daytona Beach to Spain, teams of students and faculty spread across the world to participate in evangelism and community service projects, which they hope planted seeds of […]

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