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Be Still

“Be still and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10)   I have returned to this verse so many times in my life, because I am extraordinarily bad at being still.   So far this year in Richmond, I find … Continue reading

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Retaliation

1)You have heard it said “An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth, but I tell you, do not resist… love your enemies” (matthew 5:38-44)   2) “Vengeance is mine says the Lord” (Romans 12:19) “Those who … Continue reading

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A Reflection on St. Francis

  By James Alexander On October 4th the Church celebrated the Feast of St. Francis. During the chapel at St. Andrew’s school Abbott shared the story of Francis and the wolf of Gubbio. In the story the village of Gubbio is … Continue reading

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Mindfullness in Academia

I had another blog planned and prepped, but followed a more current line of thought and last minute switched to the topic of mindfulness. Google’s definition for mindfulness is “a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present … Continue reading

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Hope amidst the darkness -Carly Reiner

“In Your name I will hope, for Your name is good.” (Psalm 52:9) I have spent three weeks now at Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School, a faith-based school located in Richmond’s East End, providing full-tuition scholarships to students of limited … Continue reading

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The Journey

By. James Alexander “Home is behind, The world ahead, and there are many paths to tread” Pippin, Lord of the Rings by J. R.R. Tolkien While my physical journey didn’t start until August 12th. My mental, and spiritual journey however … Continue reading

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The Teacher Becomes the Student

By Katherine Gaines In college, I was a mentor through Big Brothers, Big Sisters. It was one of the best things I did during my time at school. I had never been on the receiving end of a mentor relationship … Continue reading

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