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”
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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?”
An Absurd Little Bird
“Don’t be afraid to be a fool for Jesus,” our retreat leader urged. “Don’t be afraid to be a fool for Jesus.” She repeated her impassioned plea again and again over a period of several days. It wove through her messages, her prayers, her exhortations and her actions. It stayed with us as we eachContinue reading “An Absurd Little Bird”