Rob Jacobson ’80: Goshen | Highlander Devotional

May 21, 2020

Facebook post by Rob Jacobson dated March 16, 2020. Reprinted with permission.   Recently I visited a local AutoZone store to…read more

Christmas in Gao

Pam Todd ’78: Christmas in Gao | Highlander Devotional

December 20, 2019

My freshman and sophomore years at Houghton, I lived in Gaoyadeo (Gao) dorm. It was the oldest dorm on campus,…read more


Anita Placido ’78: Sunrise Certainty | Highlander Devotional

September 16, 2019

The Painted Sky Have you ever seen a sunrise or sunset that took your breath away? The myriad of colors…read more

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Alice Hull ’63: More or Less | Highlander Devotional

September 2, 2019

More or Less? God expects more of you than you think; God expects less of you than you think. This…read more


Sharlene Cady ’69: Are Your Pieces Missing? | Highlander Devotional

August 26, 2019

Lately, I have been exploring new ways to relax, while at the same time keeping my brain sharp. I already…read more


Linda K. Taylor ’80: Fog Delay | Highlander Devotional

August 15, 2019

It settles itself—this moisture, these millions of droplets creating an on-the-ground cloud. The spikey corn stalks are no match. They…read more


Michael Jordan ’99: Rooting Out Contempt | Highlander Devotional

August 12, 2019

What is Contempt? Contempt is an ugly word, and a bit antiquated, so we don’t often think about exactly what…read more

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Tom McInnes ’53: A Foundation Rooted in Love | Highlander Devotional

August 2, 2019

Foundation For Living During the hot summer of 1950, I spent several months constructing the foundation of what is now…read more

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Bruce Schlenke ’69: Neighborhood Journey | Highlander Devotional

July 29, 2019

A Limited View? I saw a man of older age taking a “walk” with his wife in our neighborhood. He…read more

God's guidance

Bob Dingman ’50: God’s Guidance | Highlander Devotional

July 22, 2019

How Does God Guide Us? The guidance for our lives by God’s “eye” seems to operate so differently in the…read more

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Michael Jordan ’99: Rammed by Joy | Highlander Devotional

July 15, 2019

One of my favorite poets, Brian Doyle, wrote a poem about watching five-year-olds acting in funny ways, and reflecting on…read more

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Dean Wilson ’68: Words of Blessing

July 8, 2019

The New Testament writers of letters followed a tradition of Greek literature by ending each letter with a phrase of…read more