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The Guacamole Tree

By Lauren Gustafson A couple Sundays ago I was standing in the kitchen with Erin and Celal. Erin and I were making guacamole while Celal made nachos. I cut the avocado in half and scoop it out into a bowl, … Continue reading

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“How do you like living at Grace-on-the-Hill?”

By Erin Monaghan “How do you like living at Grace-on-the-Hill?” I have been asked this question since the first week I moved to Richmond. My short answer? “Its great!” And it is; but that’s not the whole answer. Throughout this season of … Continue reading

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Reflections on Holy Week: Inspired by a Marginalized Voice

By Timothy Nixon As mentioned in “The Need for Marginalized Voices,” many of the GoTHs have read The Cross and the Lynching Tree from our participation in the Marginalized Voices book club. The connections and observations on race and theology … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflection

by Lauren Gustafson On Ash Wednesday I went to the 12:00 service then hopped in my car and drove to Yorktown. It was the best possible way to spend the first day of lent: reflecting on the beach. I drove … Continue reading

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Anticipating Silence

By Lauren Gustafson Tomorrow we fly up to Boston for our silent retreat at The Society of Saint John the Evangelist (SSJE). The word “silent” has been looming over our heads, it’s hovering in the moments we sit together quietly … Continue reading

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Love, Justice, and Dr. King

By Katherine Gaines In the marginalized voices book club, we’re reading James Cone’s The Cross and the Lynching Tree. We recently read a chapter on the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I had grown up knowing about Dr. King … Continue reading

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Love First, Discipline Later

by Lauren Gustafson Anna Julia Cooper disciplines on a card system. If you lie, cheat, steal, fight, etc. it’s a Red Card. If you forget your belt at home, don’t follow directions, etc. it’s a Yellow Card. Didn’t turn in … Continue reading

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