A few years ago I had to decide whether or not to be tested for a genetic disorder, a choice that for me came down to whether or not I would live in fear. I remember putting it to an agnostic friend that way as I parsed through the decision...
Last week, my neighbor needed a neighbor but I was too busy to be one. She’s dealing with some harrowing systemic injustices at work and needed someone to lament with her, walk alongside her, and advocate for her. She reached out to me, but I didn’t reach back . . .
Yesterday, I was tired. God, I was so tired and fed up with work. Squabbles, self-centered shirking, decisions made by cronies instead of qualified people, endless stacks of papers to grade, entitled students . . .
WAP Director Karen Guzmán talks with mathematician Natasha Dobrinen about being a smart girl, following God's call, and her unique take on solving problems in the second segment of a two-part interview.