Moment for Reflection: Monica Cruz

Moment for Reflection: Monica Cruz

By Monica Cruz, Director, Ettling Center for Civic Leadership Shortly after I began my work at the Ettling Center for Civic Leadership, I came to realize and appreciate a distinct “point of pride” at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW). Our institution is the...
Moment for Reflection

Moment for Reflection

Reflections of Making a Difference By Rick Smith, UIW Development Board member I was raised in a Christian environment where we went to church weekly. Our social activities were centered in many aspects around our fellow parishioners and our active youth ministries....
Moment for Reflection

Moment for Reflection

When we first arrive at UIW as an employee, we sense that our supervisor and the team we will work with has anticipated our arrival. As our time at UIW grows, we appreciate that we bring a positive contribution to our area, and in the larger sense, to UIW. It becomes...
Moment for Reflection

Moment for Reflection

“Your Word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.” (Psalm 119:105) In the world of fast food and smartphones, we’re accustomed to getting what we want when we want it. When we need direction, guidance, and perspective in life, we often approach God...
Moment for Reflection

Moment for Reflection

The Jubilee Year of Mercy “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” (Luke 6:36) On Nov. 29, 2015, when Pope Francis visited the Central African Republic, he broke with the centuries–old tradition, and opened the Jubilee Year of Mercy in Bangui’s...