Braid Mission


Rebecca Edwards

Braid Goes to Kindergarten

Last month, the chaplain at St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Oakland, The Rev. Annie Mertz, contacted us about participating in a project for the holiday season. When...
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Hard Lessons

I grew up in a small town in Tennessee, attending the local public elementary school. I was one of a handful of kids in my class who...
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The Importance of a Medical Home

Yesterday I went to the dentist for the first time since moving to San Francisco. It’s something that had been on my to-do list for awhile, but...
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Little Foster Kid Annie

You should see the new Annie movie.  I grew up with the 1982 movie version – I used to listen to the soundtrack over and over on...
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‘Tis the season to be jolly?

I’ve always loved receiving Christmas cards, but until this year I hadn’t thought too hard about the messages in and on them, and I hadn’t thought about...
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Escaping from Alcatraz

Last weekend I watched the movie “Escape from Alcatraz,” one of those quintessential San Francisco movies that you must watch after you move here. The movie tells...
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Things I Wish I Didn’t Know

Last weekend I attended Hearts for Justice, a powerful morning of education and conversation put on by Trinity Church in Menlo Park about confronting the important issues...
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Building a Church Without Walls

A few weeks into this new venture, Chris and I have become familiar with a few frequently asked questions that inevitably follow when we tell someone we...
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