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Bearing witness: reflections on the Sikh temple shooting, and our own broken hearts

What does normal mean?  On August 5 in this violent, crazy summer of 2012, a lone gunman with strong white supremacist credentials showed up at the Sikh Temple of Oak Creek, Wisconsin and opened fire on worshipers he had never … Continue reading

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A sliver of depression may be better than none at all

It is in our nature to seek pleasure and avoid suffering.   The worlds of mental health and spirituality converge around this desire: for a life which brings peace, passion, and meaningful work.  Depression is painful and sometimes dangerous, and so … Continue reading

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