Revisit: Shining in the Dark

The following updated post features Alyson Lee, UVA Class of 2020. Her story is an inspiration; it reminds us that God can use all things for our students' good and His glory—when we pray. (And it's a reminder that all newly registered Moms, current Moms, or Moms with graduates can ask for emergency prayer to be solicited from... Continue Reading →

Letter To A Recent Graduate

Congratulations to all MomsHooPray Class of 2022! Your Hoos did it! They walked the lawn and you joyfully celebrated them with loud cheering, cameras at the ready and cowbells clanging!  How timely that the letter below just appeared in my inbox—sent by Theological Horizons—and what do you know? One of our very own Zoom MomsHooPray,... Continue Reading →

Secret Agent Moms

As we think about and pray for our Hoos—whether they are undergrads, alumni, or doing graduate studies—we need to be spiritually ready, at the drop of a hat. Emily Van Dixhoorn, one of our amazing MomsHooPray, creatively highlights Ephesians 6:10-18 with spy movie analogies. Ready For Battle will jump-start your imagination; each one of us can be... Continue Reading →

Don’t forget to stir.

Bleary eyed from just waking up, I trudged to the kitchen to make my morning Darjeeling, a strong black tea. I like it black—just plain tea, no milk—but also with a little something to sweeten it up. (Living for five years in London never convinced me that milk and tea go together.) I sat down... Continue Reading →

2021 Housing Wisdom

It's almost Halloween, 2021, so we aim to make this time of year less scary for all those peering into the murky waters of Off Grounds Housing: The Good. The Bad. The Ugly. We hope your Hoo can avoid The Ugly haunted-by-mold-houses or The Bad deader-than-dead-beat-landlords. We pray your Hoo will find The Good compatible-roommates-clean-apartments-convenient-locations. But even if they... Continue Reading →

How To Move a Hoo

Let's face it, moving is difficult on many levels—physically, mentally and emotionally.  It's especially hard for the one who is moving away from everything they know and for those they leave behind. That's why you and your Hoo (whether a rising first year, a transfer student or a returning student who chose to study from... Continue Reading →

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