Yesterday I was thinking about all the things that I am thankful for (Thanksgiving, of course). I thought about the usual: God, family, friends and all of the blessings in my life. Then I began thinking about the hardships in life and how, in a strange way, I am thankful for those as well. I am grateful for the opportunity to sacrifice and to struggle so that I may learn to live like Christ.
There is a small chapel in the building where undergraduates as well as Masters students take courses at the university. The Albertus Magnus Chapel was modest and great care had evidently been taken to gather the holy articles found there since there was an eclectic assortment of decoration and ornamentation, but still with a symmetrical arrangement. Stained glass windows of saints, French-inspired Joan of Arc, John the Baptist, and French King Louis, along with Augustine, could be a delight for the eyes, even if knowledge of the life and work of each stood unknown and uninteresting