A workshop exercise turns into a transcendent experience which reaffirms Stephanie's belief in the powers of imagination for spiritual and emotional growth.
What began as a lovely, but strange, long-distance friendship, takes a dark turn after an in-person encounter.
March 30, 2017
The importance of taking pleasures when you can, without worrying about societal expectations.
February 11, 2017
In universities and far beyond, ideas that reach past certain narrow boundaries are often squelched. I yearn for freedom of expression.
January 10, 2017
Despite my liberal bent, I was bullied online by left-wing authoritarians who didn't like some of my ideas. Passions are raging in this political climate, but true learning can only...
December 13, 2016
Elite colleges, which symbolize elite culture in many Americans' minds, often seem particularly unwelcoming to people from white working class backgrounds. Could this shed insight on Trump's victory?
November 20, 2016
Nothing scares me more than thinking that this life is all there is... except believing that it isn't.
November 02, 2016
We're used to the idea that God might grade our performance. This teacher has decided to flip the script.
October 20, 2016
Klonopin was gloriously calming during times of grief and anxiety... but then I discovered a horrible risk.
September 19, 2016
Our current schools too often descend into dryness, dullness, and homogenization. Alternative systems thrive and offer many ideas for change. Let’s pursue the dream of inspiring schools that allow all...