and they leave. Melodramatic version: on Friday, so many friends will walk across a stage, collect a very expensive piece of paper, and never look back.
A few days ago I had the privilege of attending a leadership dinner on campus. What started out as a fairly standard dinner evolved into a most profitable fellowship experience. Someone said, “Hey, can I have a bite of your cheesecake?” Then, as if of their own accord, six different specialty desserts were making the rounds to each diner, losing bites at each stop. By the time the dishes made it back to their original owners, I had re-realized something I already knew.
Life is pretty rich right here and now. Congratulations, graduates! Here’s to a brand new act.
Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.