To be a Progress Culture, we need vision, faculty members and students to get ahead of us, but not so far out in front that the bond that holds the community together is broken.
[I gave the following chapel talk this morning at St. George’s Independent School as part of our annual Martin Luther King Chapel. Our hymn was “Oh God our Help in Ages Past”.] “This is my faith, and I choose to go on through my days with this faith and I tell you if you catch […]
If you are like me when you tell the story of a piece of art you own, you tell the story of where and how you got it. The narrative of acquisition becomes intertwined with the story of the piece of art. Its story becomes part of your story. Your story becomes part of its story.
My wife, daughter and I spent a number of weeks during the summer of 2010 in Egypt and Tunisia. Only months later both countries experienced what has come to be known as the Arab Spring. The Arab Spring was a series of anti-government protests and violent rebellions that occurred in the Middle East in early 2011. At the time of […]
My father, daughter, Eleanor, and I took a walk around Virginia’s Capitol Square in Richmond this morning. Having grown up in Richmond, I haven’t been back for a while–it was good to be back on the grounds surrounding the Thomas Jefferson designed building. The weather couldn’t have been more beautiful as we walked by the […]
[I gave the following talk in our 6 – 12 Chapel service this morning] Happy Thanksgiving!The excerpt from Chapter Twelve of Paul’s epistle to the Romans, today’s scripture, is just as much a message to us as it was to the members of the early church in Rome. Sent to us almost two thousand years […]