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Responding to Charlottesville

This weekend, I was mostly at a loss as I watched from afar what was happening in Charlottesville. Sickening news reports were balanced in my Facebook feed...

The Mixed Emotions of Going to Camp

I remember well the summer I was 9 years old, when my parents packed me off to sleep-away camp. I had been to a shorter overnight camp...

It’s Not Too Late

This week I’ve been wrestling (again) with one of the most difficult stories I’ve ever heard. A couple weeks ago I reflected on a Bible story about...

Making Room

I have been thinking a lot this week about hospitality. In my home growing up, our family’s out-of-town guests slept on a pullout sofa in the den,...

What Makes You Super

Though superhero sagas aren’t usually my thing, I really enjoyed the new “Wonder Woman” movie. What I appreciated about most about this movie (aside from off-the-charts female...

Take the Next Step

Like many of you, I participated this weekend in the Women's March, along with 100,000 of my closest friends in Oakland and millions of others around the...

Reflections on 2016

It has been a good year at Braid. We are writing from our new offices here in the Tenderloin neighborhood in San Francisco. The neighborhood in which...

Georgia On Our Mind

This fall we were invited to Atlanta to share the story of Braid. Our dear friend Martha Sterne is serving in her retirement as the interim priest at All...

The Creative Canvas of Braid

Last week we treated ourselves to an afternoon at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The SFMOMA, which recently reopened after a major renovation and addition,...

Musings on Our New Neighborhood

After almost two years of nomadic existence, Braid has secured an office space. Our nomadic existence was necessary, as necessary as it was for the Hebrew people...