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September 26, 2007

A busy weekend

During the last school week we kept busy with our morning classes, reading, work groups, study times, and, on some days, evening classes. However, for a bit of a change, Friday we extended our work group time. Some of us worked on repairing the deck on one of the cabins, some washed the vans (which were covered in mud due…

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September 20, 2007

Life lessons

I learn a thousand new things every day. It is crazy, exhausting, and stimulating all at once. Every moment of the day is filled with something, and each moment offers a new opportunity to learn. Because I have been here for nearly two weeks, and because the days are so full, I have learned far too many things than what…

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September 13, 2007

The beginning of classes

After attending classes at Summit for the third time this week, I can say boldly that the classes at Summit Semester are unlike any other college class that I have taken, and are both the most frustrating and the most interesting classes I have ever attended. We will cover a great deal of fascinating material in our classes: politics, theology,…

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September 10, 2007

Late night discussion: Why learn?

Learning for the sake of learning. What does that mean? Is it learning only to better ourselves? What does it mean to better ourselves? Is that seeking for knowledge and questing for righteousness? Or would that be the definition of wisdom? What is the definition of wisdom? What is the true meaning of learning? Some of you may or may…

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September 08, 2007

The Gathering

The scene is set for a beautiful, intellectually stimulating adventure which we will never forget. Summit Semester is getting under way here at Snow Wolf Lodge nestled at the edge of the San Juan National Forest near Pagosa Springs, Colorado, and the anticipation continues to grow as we learn more about how the next three months will be spent.

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