Prof. Martin Reflects Upon Nature

Prof. Rae Ann Martin Reflects Upon Nature & Praxis 9/4/2018 “In regards to Summer Praxis, I chose the naturalist approach, “seek out an inspiring view that you can return to often.” My husband and I had the privilege of visiting Argentina this summer. One of our destinations within the country was Iguazú Falls, which are […]

Rose Pikman & The Purpose of Summer

Rose Pikman & The Purpose of Summer 8/20/18 Rose Pikman is a senior at Cambridge and the Head of the Honor Council. Here she reflects upon the purpose of summer and the three practices she chose for Praxis. Summer. What is the purpose of summer? Every year we fight through the school year with only […]

Professor VanOpstal Rediscovers an Island

Professor VanOpstal Rediscovers an Island 8/17/18 “One of the great things about growing up is getting to inflict things from your childhood on your kids. They’re still young enough to be excited about it, fortunately. This summer, it was an island I’d grown up visiting from time to time. Islands are always worthwhile, but this […]

Jocelyn Segoviano & Praxis

Jocelyn Segoviano & Praxis 8/15/18 Jocelyn Segoviano, a junior and Prefect, reflects upon one of her summer Praxis practices. “This week I got to meditate on the importance of God’s creatures. Zoey, Charlie, Muffin, and Rocky were some of the few dogs that I enjoyed spending time with. These beautiful creatures helped me realize how […]

Ethan Baxter & Prayerful Praxis

Ethan Baxter & Prayerful Praxis 8/13/18 Head of Cambridge Ambassadors Ethan Baxter reflects upon his time with family this summer and the role of prayer. “My Summer Praxis was centered around supporting my family during a serious heart surgery while enjoying God‘s creation in the Northwest. It was important to me to encourage my cousin […]

Jasmine Jobe Prepares Food for Praxis

Jasmine Prepares Food for Praxis 8/8/18 Jasmine Jobe, a rising Senior and Head of the House of Constantine, reflects upon her experience preparing food as a part of Praxis. “Since I was a kid, I’ve always enjoyed the opportunity to help my mom in the kitchen. My mom has always encouraged me to try new […]

John Frank’s Take on Fasting

John Frank’s Take on Fasting 8/7/18 John Frank, a rising Junior and member of the Honor Council, reflects upon one of his summer practices. “The list of recommended leisure activities for this summer’s Praxis contained a strangely compelling suggestion: a day-long fast. I had wanted to do this very thing for a while, so I […]

Nolan Runnels Praxis

Nolan Runnels & the Caretaking Praxis 8/2/2018 Nolan Runnels, Head of the House of Charlemagne, reflects upon his experience with the Caretaker practice:  “This summer I spent a week at Camp Barnabas where I was paired with a special needs camper. I had the chance to share the gospel with this amazing man and spent […]

Ana Bruce & Praxis

Ana Bruce & Caregiving Practice 7/31/18 Rising Junior and Honor Council member Ana Bruce reflects upon her participation in Cambridge’s Summer Praxis. This Monday I enjoyed making dinner for my family as part of the Cambridge Summer Praxis program. In the foreground are some Vietnamese shrimp and vegetable spring rolls with complimentary spicy peanut sauce […]

Prof. Isbell & Praxis

Prof. Isbell & Praxis 7/25/2018 Dr. Isbell reflects upon one of her Praxis Practices: As one of my praxis selections, I chose the activist option of taking special note of all the animals I encounter for an entire week. My family’s recent trip to Charleston, SC and the surrounding beaches provided the perfect opportunity to […]