Tag: Guests

The Koi by the Garbage Cans

I am a retired Episcopal priest, a long time friend and former colleague of Joani Peacock’s, who lives in Charlottesville, Virginia. Over the last two months I have been photographing the public artwork that graces our beautiful city and sharing one work each day on Facebook. My hope was that in these strange, anxious days…

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No Future Without Forgiveness: A Post-Election Reflection from Bishop Porter Taylor

Note: A post-election reflection for the Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost from the Rt. Rev. Porter Taylor, Assistant Bishop of the Diocese of Virginia posted in a letter to the churches in Virginia. With the announcement that Joe Biden has enough electoral votes to be the President-Elect, some are joyous, and some are dejected. Some are…

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Make Doing Good Fun!

From Guest Blogger: Shannon Steene, Executive Director of Carpenter’s Shelter Make doing good fun!  It’s the slogan on my office wall. Maybe it’s corny, but it’s been my goal for my tenure as the Executive Director of Carpenter’s Shelter. I think overall, it’s been happening.  Has it always felt fun to be here? No. Decidedly…

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Finding Calm in Covid

If you are experiencing extra anxiety during these everchanging times, you aren’t alone. Covid-19 has us all struggling with more stress, uncertainty and change than usual. It has a lot of us wondering how to tend to our feelings and how to stay calm during an extremely challenging time. As we try to find various…

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