Monday Mission, 12/16/2013
One of our recent graduates wrote to me last week to share her appreciation of her experiences at Samford. She commented on Samford’s “encouraging setting.”
“By ‘encouraging’ I do not mean soft or touchy-feely. Rather, Samford has made me strong. Samford made me tough; tough enough to trust that my own healing is in the Lord's hands. It made me tough enough to know that I will be just fine and must continue my awareness of others above myself. The encouraging setting at Samford does not lead us to self-absorption,but to selflessness through utter trust in the Lord's ability to heal our every pain.”
The world is better because of this recent Samford graduate. May her selflessness bring hope to those who need it.
ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.