for Matt on his graduation from St Olaf College

 

IMG_0620

Matt made the most of his years at the handsome, humane Minnesota liberal arts college he attended. St Olaf is a mighty place, really, holding on against the forces of our time to some of the best things human beings have discovered, produced, enjoyed and passed on. Almost every college I have heard of in these years of college searching let go of one or two of these basic human endeavors long ago. Most never even tried to hold them together.

St Olaf still tries to be a community in which faculty and students  1.) learn as much as they can, freely and without prejudice, bias or fear, in every discipline and area of knowledge;  2.) test and try the faith that guided their ancestors as they discover the spirits that guide their neighbors and their ancestors; 3.) exercise their spirits through the arts, especially music.

dining hall at St Olaf College

http://wp.stolaf.edu/

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s