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Why We Love St. Dorothy’s

I was a camp kid. I didn’t really have a choice: my mom had grown up going to camp on the shores of Lake Tahoe and was...

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...

Why We Walk

We are walking because Braid started five years ago this month as a challenge. As we celebrate this milestone, this walk is symbolic of Braid’s earliest days,...

With Gratitude for the Caregiver

On three separate occasions this week I have been reminded of one of the great privileges that we are allowed as Braid, whether as mentors, facilitators or...

The Residue of Tragedy

This has been a haunting week in the Bay Area. As death tolls mount in the worst wildfire in California history, we have been reminded of its...

Hope Wins Out

Michelle Obama recently visited the “Today” show for the International Day of the Girl. One of the hosts of the show asked Michelle Obama if she still...

Behind the Scenes Champions

Earlier this week, at the first Golden State Warriors game of the season, the team held a ceremony to receive their championship rings from last year. After...

Finding Our Way

Last weekend I was reminded how helpful a good old-fashioned map can be. My husband’s family was visiting from Chicago, and our 6-year-old nephew picked up a...

Celebrating Milestones

When you read this, I will be in the midst of celebrating a big birthday. I turn 40 this month, and I have spent a lot of...

Contemplating the Soul

I wonder what you think about the concept of a soul? I find myself believing that there is overwhelming evidence to their existence through the teachings and...