Tag Archives: GOTH

“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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Reflection on Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic

Shantavia Beale II, 2012 Kehinde Wiley (American, b. 1977). Shantavia Beale II, 2012. Oil on canvas, 60 x 48 in. (152.4 x 121.9 cm). Collection of Ana and Lenny Gravier. © Kehinde Wiley. (Photo: Jason Wyche, courtesy of Sean Kelly, … 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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A Sensory Reflection

Bernadette Aylward   Our life together goes by a certain rhythm and a week might go by without stopping to think about what we’ve seen or heard or smelled. I enjoy reflecting on the small things that draw my attention … Continue reading

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If you want to sing out, sing out!

-Bernadette Aylward This post goes out to my favorite Monday night and Sunday morning commitment: singing in the St. Andrew’s choir. Two lessons about singing in church were imparted to me very clearly at an early age. I attended Catholic school … Continue reading

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A Few Words of Thanksgiving

-Bernadette Aylward For me, one of the best parts of travel is coming home. Experiencing a new place and meeting new people is enriching, but it also highlights the good things about home. On the last day of any trip, … Continue reading

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