I am excited and a little anxious. In some ways, I feel as if I have an appointment to meet with the governor, or the president, or Bono.
It's an interesting feeling, this. It is definitely different than my usual approach to the day. It feels more momentous, more important.
I am deliberately planning an encounter with God.
The mere fact that it seems outrageously exciting gives me pause for thought. I am planning out what to where, carefully mapping the route, organizing myself so that I won't be late. Going to great lengths to prepare to be alone. With God. I'm nervous and excited.
And it makes me wonder why every day doesn't feel like this? Should it?
Richmond Hill is an ecumenical Christian fellowship and Residential Community who serve as stewards of an urban retreat center within the setting of a historic monastery. Our Mission is to advance God’s healing of Metropolitan Richmond through prayer, hospitality, racial reconciliation and spiritual development.
Richmond Hill is located on the hill where Richmond began in the former Monte Maria Monastery overlooking downtown Richmond. The Richmond Hill community is drawn from varied denominational and racial backgrounds. Richmond Hill is open to all who are drawn by the Spirit to seek God's renewal and peace in a place of silence and support.
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