Paying for School

My ongoing adventures in life and the pursuit of more...

Friday, March 22, 2013

Homeward Bound (again)

We finished our final session this morning and that means it’s all about the homework now.  Educating Brian, though an ongoing adventure, is getting closer to a big milestone.  After getting all my homework done for this module, I’ll begin the thesis/project portion (which will take about 1 year).

It’s hard to believe my 2 week trips to St. Stephen have come to an end.  These have been rich days.  Challenging days.  Formative days.

Hemingway famously said, “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.”  This isn't Paris and I'm not a young man but my time at SSU has definitely become, for me, a moveable feast.  It’s been incarnational learning, a gift that will keep on giving as years roll by.  The time spent outside of class with my fellow modulites and faculty members has been as valuable as the hours in the classroom.

So now I rest and pack and soon I’ll load up with some of my friends for one last drive to Boston.  We’ll chase sleep one more time around the airport terminal and tomorrow morning start the last leg of our journey home.  It is well.

I’ll leave these updates for now with this final quote.  It comes from our morning conversation and the amazing book called, “The Imitation of Christ”.

“Be humble and a man of peace, and Jesus will be with you.  Be devout and still, and Jesus will remain with you.” - Thomas A Kempis


  1. Brian

    you are good man. I love the articles and posts on your journey. thanks for putting them out here. It helps us all.


    1. Thanks! It was great to share half this journey with you!