I fell in love with you in the way the best loves happen—that is, almost entirely by accident.
We were living in England while my mother worked with the US Air Force; I was in 6th grade.1,526 more words
This last week I vlogged about how it’s hard to have a satisfying, exploratory conversation, especially when it comes to difficult or fraught subjects. I was thinking about Ursula LeGuin’s essay “ 256 more words
The writer Ursula LeGuin says: “The imagination is truly the enemy of bigotry and dogma.” This statement makes perfect sense—the imagination can take us out of ourselves to help us inhabit the world of another person, thus creating empathy. 1,228 more words