from the pages of Patrick's
Personal Spiritual Journal
(All entries on this blog are from the archives of my journals. So, the dates reflect the date posted, not the date written. The date of this entry was actually May 16, 2011, just after my graduation with my Masters Degree)
Friday night brought commencement.
Much of it as expected--the hooding, the handshakes, the pictures.
The two awards, however, were quite a shock.
One for church growth.
And one for being a promising scholar.
Only four awards were given (and one was for a counseling student).
I received 2 of the other 3.
The professors said that doesn't happen often, maybe once every 20 years.
For a long time I've felt "almost good enough" professionally. I believe You have used this weekend to remove the "almost" modified. Thank you. I feel freed.
Patrick is Routine Revelation. These are entries from his personal spiritual journal. Most entries were written several years before they were published. For more on Rev. Riecke, click here.