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Compassion: A Little Goes a Long Way

Ephesians 4:32 (NIV) 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.   It can be difficult to live up to Paul’s command found here in Ephesians 4:32.  The verse doesn’t come with … Continue reading

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Procrastination: Does it Really Make it Easier?

It’s happened again.  We think we are going to finally get our work done at a reasonable hour within a reasonable time, but instead we spent our time doing something else that we thought would be a little more fun … Continue reading

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It’s a BIG World Out There: Advice for College Grads

It is graduation season again.  It is a time when young students endure just one more final or one last mind-numbing lecture before collecting their degrees and their commencement address. The commencement speech seldom contains advice that you can actually … Continue reading

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The Final Word on Finals

Finals week is a dreaded reality for many students.  Surprise deadlines, group projects, and comprehensive exams can lead to a whole lot of stress. I went through nine years of college and that means I was a part of 16 … Continue reading

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How Do You Find Life Balance?

Welcome to the rest of your life.  One of the most important things you will need to learn to have a happy, fulfilling life is how to find balance. Recently, I was reading an article from Business Insider magazine and … Continue reading

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What Are You Going to be Doing This Summer?

Summertime beckons with swimming pools, action movies, hanging out with old friends, and employment.  Employment?  Yes, employment.  As college students approach graduation and the real world, they need two very important things: income and employment.  Having summer jobs are a great … Continue reading

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Finishing Strong

I have graduated three different times in my life. The first was in June of 1995 when I graduated from Hudson High School. The second was in May of 2000 when I graduated in Animal Science from Iowa State University. … Continue reading

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