Category Archives: Regent College

A Rare Specimen

While vacationing on Oahu a few years ago, my husband and I picked up a trail book at Barnes and Noble because we wanted a closer look at the volcanic wild. The book suggested a trailhead in an upscale subdivision … Continue reading

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Foam and Nonsense

It’s tough to find books on humility. Humilitas, from my course reading list is pretty good, written by an Ozzie named John Dickson. He starts out by saying, “the most influential and inspiring people are often marked by humility” (page … Continue reading

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Reconnection

I want to reconnect with you and I hope you will be blessed by this little sharing of our memories over these past months, living in Vancouver, immersing ourselves in the Regent community and graduate studies. They reflect the values that shape … Continue reading

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Cheese Date

There is a lot of reading, writing and studying going on at Regent College and it is life-giving, no doubt about it. Don’t let that fool you into thinking that it’s a no fun zone, though. Not at all. In … Continue reading

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Empathy and Mutuality

At Regent, I am learning that definitions are important. They give us a location from which to begin. May I? Empathy is “the dynamic cognitive-affective process of joining with and understanding another’s subjective experience…In true empathetic exchange, each is both object and … Continue reading

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What Grace

I wonder. Do you get anxious? Maybe try too hard and everything comes out wrong? You hear something come out of your mouth that isn’t you and try to stuff it back in but, of course, it’s much too late … Continue reading

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Orientation

It’s been a full week at Regent College getting to know the ethos of the place, fellow students, faculty and staff as well as finding my way around UBC. I’m not quite sure where to begin. How to take it all in … Continue reading

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Settling In

Last week we made the move to the big city. Classes at Regent College started Monday, June 10th and so after a quick tour of our new digs, we joined students for lunch in Atrium then followed fellow-registrants to Room 100 … Continue reading

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Striding Upon the Face of the Earth

Fresh off the plane from Calgary and a few days with some very special friends, our daughter’s client needed her doula care, so in blew our sweet Gabrielle for a few days of blissful play! The decor changes from Arts … Continue reading

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