Over the last two weeks, I've been thinking a lot about healing. This, following reading news of Linkin Park's Chester Bennington's suicide on Chris Cornell's birthday. Specifically, I've been contemplative about the difference between those of us who overcome depression and those who do not, and if the key is our ability to access healing.... Continue Reading →

They were outside on a hot August day, the sky above a cloudless blue. The 30 year old international aid worker and her two colleagues from the US had been invited by a local NGO to attend a soccer match between two junior league teams in Katatura township of Windhoek, Namibia. The three Americans were... Continue Reading →

This past New Years holiday, I spent the better part of the three-day weekend reconnecting with a dear friend from El Salvador, a place where I once called home. I had offered to help with his personal essay for an application and wound up quite involved in the whole writing and editing process. Sometimes to "reconnect"... Continue Reading →

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