Psychologists and social scientists tell us that first impressions are very important and that we begin to form them quickly, perhaps as fast as five seconds after we first meet someone.
Late last March, I met Cuba.
My three days in the island nation—partly to be present for Pope
BAGHDAD—In her book “Kitchen Table Wisdom,” Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen reminds us that while the simple loving gesture of “kissing the boo-boo” does not take away the pain and suffering that a child feels, it does take away the loneliness felt in suffering.
Suffering and fear dominate the
You never want to get bad news when you are far from home—to be told that a loved one has died or that some kind of disaster has taken place.