National Defense University Brings Mindful Innovation from the Surface Down

By Major Shannon Vaughn When most people think of the words “innovation” and “Army” they likely think of larger weapons and faster tanks. On Fort McNair, however, the National Defense University (NDU) is building more resilient and mindful leaders than ever before. Through a program sponsored by the David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and […]

St. Matthew’s Annual Christmas Tree Giveaway and Holiday Party!

By Hannah Wright Osborn and Pastor Philip Huber Continuing the tradition of giving out Christmas Trees and celebrating good tidings with the Southwest community, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church is excited to host this year’s annual Christmas tree giveaway in its brand-new building. Construction is over, the new church is open and the community is welcome!  […]

Global Music for a Labyrinthine Journey into Meditation

By Kate McPhaul I love to hunt, like a scavenger, for special gems in DC, especially Southwest DC. In my experience, there are so many stimulating events to choose from every week: concerts, community events, church services, lectures, panel discussions, museums, marches and much, much more. It’s amazing how much is going on in this […]

September Transitions

By Kate Miller September! That time of year when pumpkin spice comes out. Kids go back to school. The trees start to lose their leaves, and the holidays are barreling down. While September happens for everyone of all ages, I was particularly interested in what moms feel this time of year and wanted to know […]