Counting Our Blessings

Counting Our Blessings

Uncategorized I have quoted Philippians 4:6-7 to myself and others innumerable times since my conversion to Christ in 1976. “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And...
More Than a Job

More Than a Job

Aimee Chauvin I have been here at SSI as staff for over four years, and I am still thankful to work here.  I have been saying this from the beginning, but it is still true.  Around the three-year mark, I was waiting for the shoe to drop.  SSI tends to be a launching...
Thanksgiving is a Verb

Thanksgiving is a Verb

Uncategorized If there’s one thing I have developed a new appreciation for in the last year, it is the difference between feelings and actions. Gratitude is a feeling. Thanksgiving is an action. With what is arguably my favorite holiday of the year fast approaching,...
Counting One’s Blessings

Counting One’s Blessings

Blog When counting one’s blessings, it can be easy to throw out the usual—I’m thankful for food, I’m thankful for family, etc.—and be done with it. To be sure, I am thankful for those things, but I’m going to be honest; I also take much for granted. Often, I think I...
Growing Through Gratitude

Growing Through Gratitude

Blog   Often, we find ourselves unknowingly, or even sometimes knowingly, thinking about how bad we have it. We allow our minds to wander to “what if” and “it could have been this way,” but rarely do we take time to be thankful for how it is. We have this...

LEAD Campus Policies

LEAD Campus Policies Behavior Students are expected to behave respectfully toward Cleary staff and campus, LEAD crew and speakers, and other students.  One guy and one girl may not be alone in a secluded area (this includes going for a walk around campus). ...