On Christmas

The Christmas story is one of the defining stories of American culture. The fact that I’m Muslim didn’t keep this story from shaping me. On Christmas, I think about the [ read more brave ]

Self-coaching: what’s your story?

What story do you tell yourself about your life? Not your elevator pitch, not your job interview spiel. But the story, in your heart, that you’re living. Here’s mine: I’m [ read more brave ]

swan boats on a beach

Stories and Truth

Two readings on narratives and what they mean to us: A sociologist in Louisiana talks about Trump and the American Dream. “We all have a deep story. And it’s important to [ read more brave ]