Depression as a Gift?

I have suffered from depression on and off all my life. For anyone who has never experienced depression, it is difficult to describe. It is like having no skin to protect your emotions so that the slightest comment, thought or situation can have a huge negative impact...

Forgiveness

I saw a wonderful documentary recently, Forgiving Mengele (2006 directed by Bob Hercules and Cheri Pugh). This film follows Auschwitz survivor Eva Mozes Kor. Eva, along with her twin sister, was one of the many twins subjected to inhumane experiments by Dr. Mengele....

It’s What We Don’t Talk About

Americans are socialized not to speak about race. We are taught that discussions that involve race are taboo. White people do not talk about race because they are afraid they will say the wrong thing and prove themselves to be racist. Or, they are afraid that...