Patrick B. Reyes reflects on the soils that have sustained him—and those that have poisoned him.
“You’ve talked about a lot of things,” says your refiner’s fire. “Which is the one that really matters?”
Anesthesiologist Ronald W. Dworkin reminds me that going to the doctor isn’t the same as sharing a cocktail with a friend.
A new biography reveals the poet’s devotion to his vocation. It also reveals his loneliness.
Self-realization is possible only in relation to a reality beyond the self.
Ministry today requires multiple strategies and layered identities.
Life's later decades present distinctive virtues—and vices.
How is it that the poems of a 17th-century aristocrat still resonate with us?
Even in the secular imagination, dying has become a vocation.
If your mother is drowning in one location and two strangers in another, should you save your mother or the two strangers?