Eye of the Beholder: An Incident That Changed Me

By Frank Lopez Little did I know that the following chain of events would have such a profound and lasting effect on my attitude about myself and those around me. This incident enabled me to realize how differently we, as imperfect human beings, often perceive ourselves with all our biases and subjectivity. For the first time,…

The Fear I Fear I’ll Pass On

By Tammie Hefty I looked at Evie tonight at dinner and said, “You know, Evie, with your scabbed elbow, patch of cellulitis on your other arm, scabby bug bites on your legs, and the Band-Aid over your toe that the toenail is falling off of…you look like any normal kid.” …and my heart swelled. Having…