Two years ago, I began an annual chapel talk titled The Dash. The dash represents your life between the date of your birth and the date of your death. The poem, The Dash – by Linda Ellis concludes with “So when your eulogy is being read with your life’s actions to rehash… Would you be … More Mark Oglesby’s annual The Dash Chapel talk
Courtney Phelps, Director of Community Service Learning, shared in Chapel yesterday the importance of ‘going to your script’ which for her is the Bible. Below are her words. There’s a sermon by a preacher in a small church in Nashville, that is one of my absolute favorites. Every time I am in need of a … More “The Good Book”, Courtney Phelps
In today’s Upper School Chapel, Abby Brand shared a powerful reflection about Yom Ha Shoah, the Holocaust Day of Remembrance, that we observe each year. Below are her words. We forget a lot of things in our day to day lives. We forget our locker combos. We forget to wear formal on Wednesday, to do … More Remembering Yom Ha Shoah
One of my favorite paintings of Jesus’ resurrection appearances is this one by Caravaggio titled “The Incredulity of Thomas”. Like Thomas, I would want to reach out and know for myself that the one I loved and followed was definitely raised from the dead. The mystery of God’s limitless love for humanity is captured in … More Happy Easter!