Open Table Nashville

  • Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience training

    Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience training

    “This is my symbol of trauma.” Photo by Rev. Sue Park-Hur. Used with permission. I snapped open the blue container containing the mouth guard that my dentist had crafted specifically for my nighttime teeth grinding. After a few explanatory sentences I placed my container on the… Read More

    Feb. 17, 2016

  • “A Conversion to the Neighbor”

    “A Conversion to the Neighbor”

    by Gabe Horton, MDiv3 A 1970s Aboriginal activist group once issued this challenge to well-intentioned white Australians seeking to help: If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. If you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together. Read More

    Dec. 10, 2014

  • New Feature: Alumni/ae Tuesday

    New Feature: Alumni/ae Tuesday

    Have you ever wondered what our VDS and GDR alumni/ae are up to after graduation? We are excited to announce Alumni/ae Tuesday, a new feature that will give you a unique look into the lives of our alumni/ae from their perspective. Our monthly Alumni/ae Tuesday Guest Post series on the VDS Voices blog will… Read More

    Dec. 9, 2014