Lessons from a Condemned Man’s Last Meal

No one is reducible to the worst story we can tell about them.

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Refusing to Keep a Safe Distance

The news broke Monday that there had been a shooting at an elementary school in San Bernardino. Images of Sandy Hook—slain children and teachers littering hallways and classrooms—flooded my imagination.

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Recovering from Shame

Woody Allen once said something like, “My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.”

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