Finding Walden Where We Are

Poet Mary Oliver writes that “Going to Walden is not so easy a thing as a green visit, it is the slow and difficult trick of living, and finding it where you are.” This Sunday, we will revisit Henry David Thoreau’s classic work and explore what it means to “live deliberately” during these hazy, slow summer days as we look ahead to life on the other side of the pandemic.

Danielle Garrett is a student at Vanderbilt Divinity School and an aspirant candidate for Unitarian Universalist ministry. Before following a call to ministry, Danielle lived in the Washington D.C. area where she spent a decade working in health care policy and advocacy. She lives in Nashville, TN with her wife Mari where they enjoy hiking and discovering new music.