Mindful Matters

A journey in divinity, reading, writing, and running
Parking spot for outdoor jazz at Pollak Vineyards. If there weren’t grass, babies, dogs, friends, and Virginia wine, I might not get out of my car. (at Pollak Vineyards)

Parking spot for outdoor jazz at Pollak Vineyards. If there weren’t grass, babies, dogs, friends, and Virginia wine, I might not get out of my car. (at Pollak Vineyards)

First-print finds at Daedalus in Charlottesville paired with beer and cider at Whiskey Jar with @haydenbassett. (at The Whiskey Jar)

First-print finds at Daedalus in Charlottesville paired with beer and cider at Whiskey Jar with @haydenbassett. (at The Whiskey Jar)

Toured $5 million expansion to Bold Rock Cidery last evening that includes this 12,578 sq. ft. barn/tasting room/restaurant/bottling line. It has 700 exposed oak beams, including the largest existing beam in Virginia, shown at bottom: 3x4x50 ft. and 5,000 lbs. (at Bold Rock Cidery)

Toured $5 million expansion to Bold Rock Cidery last evening that includes this 12,578 sq. ft. barn/tasting room/restaurant/bottling line. It has 700 exposed oak beams, including the largest existing beam in Virginia, shown at bottom: 3x4x50 ft. and 5,000 lbs. (at Bold Rock Cidery)

Beer + Bikes + @acommongrace = Saturday night (at In Riva)

Beer + Bikes + @acommongrace = Saturday night (at In Riva)

Riding in front, it was such that / I could not be heard always, at least not the first time // for you pedaled into the wind - Allison Seay, “Town of Unspeakable Things” (at South Philadelphia)

Riding in front, it was such that / I could not be heard always, at least not the first time // for you pedaled into the wind - Allison Seay, “Town of Unspeakable Things” (at South Philadelphia)

Lots of prayers over the past 24-hour shift as a chaplain at UVA Medical Center. Now, time for ‘Merica at the lake. 🇺🇸 (at UVA Hospital)

Lots of prayers over the past 24-hour shift as a chaplain at UVA Medical Center. Now, time for ‘Merica at the lake. 🇺🇸 (at UVA Hospital)

The cedar pews in St. Augustine’s on Vanderbilt’s campus make it the best-smelling chapel in the Anglican Communion. Thanks, @beeschristy, for showing off your digs. (at St. Augustine’s Chapel (Episcopal))

The cedar pews in St. Augustine’s on Vanderbilt’s campus make it the best-smelling chapel in the Anglican Communion. Thanks, @beeschristy, for showing off your digs. (at St. Augustine’s Chapel (Episcopal))

Best conference swag ever. Sunday night in Nashville is the new Small Town Saturday Night. (at Montgomery Bell Academy)

Best conference swag ever. Sunday night in Nashville is the new Small Town Saturday Night. (at Montgomery Bell Academy)

.@acommongrace’s inner peace in Inner Harbor, Baltimore. (at Inner Harbor East, Baltimore)

.@acommongrace’s inner peace in Inner Harbor, Baltimore. (at Inner Harbor East, Baltimore)

Weekend in a box: @iamspecialized + @adidasrunning + Champion IPA (made by @hunterwsmith in #cville). Get ready, @acommongrace. (at Rt 29 culpepper VA)

Weekend in a box: @iamspecialized + @adidasrunning + Champion IPA (made by @hunterwsmith in #cville). Get ready, @acommongrace. (at Rt 29 culpepper VA)