Journal

Series: Corhaven

Creation Care at Corhaven Graveyard

Creation Care at Corhaven Graveyard

Graveyard. When you hear that word, what comes to mind? Perhaps neatly mown grass—short blades interrupted by granite headstones carved with names and scrollwork. Perhaps vases of flowers, trinkets, or similar tributes to the dead settled near the stones? Perhaps...
SOUNDINGS: Corhaven, Space and Place, and Your Stuff

SOUNDINGS: Corhaven, Space and Place, and Your Stuff

It was surely a surprise 10 years ago when God invited us to move from the inner-city of DC to rural Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley.  It was unexpected, and unexpectedly good, a grace.  It was as if the Lord was saying to us, “Thank you for your heart and service...
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...