As Chris packs up all his earthly belongings, he is reminded that foster youth do not have the same opportunity to make deliberate transitions.
Being a Braid mentor is much more than a pastime: you sign on to change a life, which is no small feat.
Rituals can take any number of shapes or forms.
Every young person in the Braid program who hasn’t separated from their mother for some period of their childhood. How do we hold their life stories with sensitivity as Mother’s Day approaches?
Even the simplest meal can become a sacred experience.
Whether or not you celebrate the Christian festival of Easter, its story has lessons to offer about our work with foster youth.
How do we get out of the way to make room for relationships to unfold in due time?
What the New York Times illustrates about the hard work of mentoring.
The practice of creating a self-portrait inspires Chris to reflect that we are all works in progress.