Faith in The Face of Fear, Uncertainty, and Risk

With graduation comes the end of one season and the beginning of another. It’s a time of significant change and sometimes frightening uncertainty. But this doesn’t have to be a bad thing, says Melanie Humphreys (’94, ‘01), current President of The King’s University in Edmonton, Alberta.

Humphreys says her career path has been marked with uncertainty, risk, and change. But even though it wasn’t an easy path, she says she reminded herself time and time again to trust the words of scripture: “Do not be afraid.”

The Silent Scream: Student and Alumni Co-Write Play Dealing With Cultural and Body Dysphoria

There’s an old Indigenous tale about two wolves who battle inside every individual. One is evil and one is good, and the one who wins is the one that’s fed. Alexandria Bay (’19) connected with this story from the moment she heard it. The battle of these two wolves was something that made sense to her. Later, when things in her life spiralled out of control, she was reminded of this story. It gave her a frame of reference when it came to dealing with the conflicting emotions that raged in her own tormented soul.