Since our inception on Trinity Sunday 2020, people have asked how Trinity Lakeside began and what we are about. The vision for this community began in January 2019 at a convent atop a hill in the San Francisco bay area. Towering over the convent grounds are coastal live oak and eucalyptus trees, their great verdantContinue reading “Beginnings”

Contemplation as privilege?

Over coffee one morning a friend suggested that practicing contemplation may be a sign of privilege. His comment reflects a common misunderstanding. Is it the privilege of a few to lean into the contemplative side of the spiritual life? Is contemplation a luxury, like taking a spiritual spa day? In the culture and time inContinue reading “Contemplation as privilege?”