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Reflections on Braid Camp

We knew that a week at camp could hold extra challenges for our youth.  Before starting Braid, we had each spent time as chaplains at Camp Stevens,...

High Paw, Super Sebastian

A few years ago, I was invited to talk to a group of kindergarteners about foster care. It’s one of the toughest assignments I’ve ever had, which...

The Transformational Work of Listening

In the course of our careers as ministers in the Episcopal Church, there have been moments when we have necessarily needed to have difficult conversations about how...

Seasons of Darkness and Light

Carl Jung once stated: “Everything psychic is pregnant with the future.” He says that we need “to be at home in the darkness of suffering and there...

Communion Has No Expiration

I was having a conversation with one mentor at the Braid Holiday Party who shared how her favorite holiday was Thanksgiving because it was the time when...

Transforming Pain

This has been a sad and scary week in America. Like many of you, I have been feeling helpless in the face of so much violence and...