“From the unique and extreme experience of the concentration camp survivor,
Some things are so big—War and Peace big—that we ourselves have to grow bigger
Remembering that silent time in his office, it strikes me that he taught me something
Welcome to 2021!
Especially as we crest the start of the New Year, I am thinking
As people in the helping professions, is it ever ok–ethically, humanly–to
Is the phrase “vicarious trauma” out-of-date? A relic from another era that tries
This post is taken from a longer Keynote Address delivered at the Through the Eyes
Appeared in The Oregonian, February 25, 2014.
If Cheryl Strayed’s Wild was
Appeared in The Sun: A Magazine of Ideas in January 2017.
Many times I had seen my
Named a “Notable Essay” in the 2016 edition of The Best American Essays, edited