Defense Against the Dark Arts: fall has bright and lovely colors, but it can also get real dark
We shared this blog post last year after the time change... and we want to share it again, this year, before the time change. It gets really dark in Tennessee during the fall months. And we should pay attention to how this can mess with our minds, especially with all the anxiety on the airwaves for the elections. When we "fall back" it can really feel like we've fallen: it gets dark in Nashville well before 5pm, and that can bruise our bodies, minds, and spirits. We’ve talked
We're half way to somewhere.
It's hard to believe that we're nearly halfway through the semester, but here we are... most students are still able to go to a few classes on campus, and many students are still living on campus, under the new COVID-19 protocols that no longer feel new. We're really proud of the resilience of students, staff and faculty. And we've kept humming along with our Thursday night Zoom worship and dinners. It's still so strange to not be meeting in person, but things are also very s