Ideas and Creations

The ideas and viewpoints expressed in the posts on the Ideas and Creations blog are solely the view of the author(s). Luther College's mission statement calls us to "embrace diversity and challenge one another to learn in community," and to be "enlivened and transformed by encounters with one another, by the exchange of ideas, and by the life of faith and learning." Alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the college are encouraged to express their views, model "good disagreement" and engage in respectful dialogue.

Tabita Green, Luther College director of web content

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Change when it seems impossible

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. Sound like a joke from your neighborhood six-year-old? It may be... but it's also a good life lesson on focus. Tabita Green encourages us to move the mountain, one shovelful at a time.

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Amy Weldon, Luther College associate professor of English

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Put the da(r)n thing down

Stand up, take a walk. Turn off the noise. In this seemingly stressful time, Professor Weldon encourages us to put our devices down and get out of the feedback loop. Even if only for a little while.

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