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The New River Valley

Valley of Light Blogs

This is our home, which we like to call the Valley of Light, a section of the Appalachian Mountains which hugs the New River. This region also is called the Virginia Highlands, due to its resemblance to Scotland and the fact that so many Scottish immigrants settled here. Previously, the New River Valley was the hunting grounds of the Cherokee.

This blog-site has been set up to facilitate the building of a Sustainable Spiritual Community in the New River Valley.

We welcome everyone who lives in or loves this region who is interested in joining the VOL movement to utilize this site for social networking and planning. We also will post dates for VOL meetings here and share the progress we make in reaching our goal: to create a sustainable community for the future.

For questions or ideas regarding the Valley of Light project or to share thoughts about this blogsite, contact:

Title Post datesort icon Last Comment Total views Name
A non-literalist's opinion of the Bible 12/08/2013 - 9:52pm 08/10/2015 - 8:28pm 1,412 Katie
Let's talk about the Methodist Church for a moment 12/04/2013 - 9:52am 12/04/2013 - 9:52am 1,120 Katie
Atheist "Mega-Churches" Apparently on the Rise 11/11/2013 - 5:58pm 08/01/2015 - 2:46pm 1,175 Katie
On Christians Burning Bibles 11/04/2013 - 9:37am 08/24/2015 - 10:42am 3,182 Katie
A Thought On the Divisiveness Often Found in Religious Application 07/21/2013 - 9:37pm 08/10/2015 - 12:07am 2,000 Katie
Ramadan Mubarak! 07/14/2013 - 10:43am 08/21/2015 - 7:40pm 2,077 Katie
Finding the right words 01/28/2013 - 6:32pm 02/20/2013 - 8:09am 1,536 Anonymous
Youer than You 10/11/2012 - 2:11pm 10/15/2012 - 7:00am 1,639 Anonymous
Peace Pentagon Poem 06/29/2012 - 2:44pm 08/24/2015 - 2:36pm 66,640 Anonymous
Is the Religious Right embracing Jihād? Do they even know what it means? 06/25/2012 - 9:07am 08/21/2015 - 8:12pm 1,765 Anonymous