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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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Intentional Speech- The Journey toward a Mantra

By Katherine Gaines For at least the last four years, I have been intentional in the words I choose when describing something or someone. The obvious cause for this intentionality was my introduction to the world of social work. I … Continue reading

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All Are Welcome

-Bernadette Aylward In a previous post I shared how much I love singing in church. It is a wonderful way to pray and certain songs have a way of getting stuck in your head. If you stop by the Goth … Continue reading

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Flexing your Empathy Muscle

Bernadette Aylward “How are you?” It’s a simple question and a common enough greeting. The socially acceptable answer is somewhere in the range between “fine” and “great!” And that might be the end of that topic-how you are feeling at … Continue reading

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The Five Finger Agreement

-Paige Trivett, Blue Sky Fund At Blue Sky Fund, my fellow instructors and I teach all of our kids the Five Finger Agreement. We show them that the five fingers on our hand each stand for a different word we … Continue reading

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-Teresa Willoughby I can’t believe the Grace-on-the-Hill program is over!  I am so blessed to have been part of this admirable program during its innovative year.   It has been such an incredibly emotionally and spiritually uplifting experience!  I have grown … Continue reading

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Courage

-Teresa Willoughby Since my last blog post I have:  performed a speech about my meaningful Grace-on-the-Hill experiences, attended a speech about impacts on Afro-descendant women throughout the Americas, promoted WBCH at a Health and Fitness Fair, enjoyed a tandem bike … Continue reading

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