May 25, 2011

Against All Odds

Rudy Ruettiger grew up in a lower income family of 14 children. He loved football, and even more, he loved Notre Dame. He was denied transfer to Notre Dame three times but never gave up on becoming part of his beloved alma mater. He kept his studies going in spite of a learning disability and worked on the side to fund his education and his eventual acceptance and transfer into Notre Dame. His love for both Notre Dame and football grew. It wasn’t easy for him, but he wasn’t going to give up.

May 18, 2011

Faith Forward

During her presentation, Christian author and speaker Glenna Salsbury impressed truths about the importance of letting go of the past. To help us get where we need to go (and are called to be), positive faith-filled words must precede and follow our actions. Letting go means let it go completely. Choose to say “oh well,” shrug it off and simply move on. What an awesome response.