Our Joyful Struggle

Hello my name is Andrew Nieuwsma and it is my privilege to speak to you tonight.  We are gathered here because we are now proud alumni of the MSSE program. We have run our race with endurance, we have fulfilled our joyful struggle.  When Mike asked me to speak at “commencement” I thought he meant…

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Going dark…

Well, the time has come. I need to live up to my internal obligation.  I’m going dark.  I’m leaving the ‘community’. Goodbye Facebook! I think I might miss you, but probably not. I decided this spring it was time to quit Facebook.  I’ve been thinking about it for many months on and off again, and…

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Looking forward

What do you look forward to? Looking forward is a matter of perspective.  Can you see the destination? Do you know where you are headed? I often take the light-rail, its really convenient.  When I hop on, I know my destination, I don’t need to see what the conductor sees, I just enjoy the ride….

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