Journal

Series: Corhaven

A Day to Celebrate Juneteenth

A Day to Celebrate Juneteenth

An immense thank you to the twelve adults and nine children who gathered at Corhaven Graveyard— where two-dozen African Americans, enslaved in life / freed in death, are buried— to tangibly celebrate Juneteenth on Saturday. These community members listened to a...
A Decade of Corhaven!

A Decade of Corhaven!

On August 15, 2009, in response to that gentle and clear invitation from God, Tara and I moved from the inner-city of DC to what would come be called Corhaven, meaning ‘rest for the heart’ and ‘a safe place for the soul’.  Almost 10 years later, it’s been that thin...

Lots of Life in Winter

I’m sure you’ve heard anyone who gardens say that January and the arrival of seed catalogs is like a second Christmas.  It’s no different for me as I page through my shiny magazines and get excited thinking and planning for another full year of 4...

A Report on a Retreat

So what goes on at a retreat at Corhaven? Christine Lee Buchholz tells us in a great article for The Washington Institute. Better than that though, she invites us to experience the richness of silence, which is not the absence of noise, but rather space for God.  You...

“The Field to Fork was Awesome!”

The Field to Fork Fundraiser Dinner at Corhaven was a success!  Everybody enjoyed themselves, and it could not have happened without Tara Haley, whom organized the evening, and many volunteers who helped make it possible.  We spent time in fellowship with each other,...