• Humanity at its best

    As I watched the events around the Tham Luang cave rescue of the Thai soccer team and coach unfold, I began to realize that this was more than a miracle, that there was something mystical, maybe even…

  • Profound wisdom of a 10-year-old

    A small news headline in The Korea Times caught my eye recently. “Boy, 10, offers lesson in life”, it said. A third grade boy in South Korea had been given a homework handout showing a malnourished boy…

  • when science subjects become history

    Raine is all worked up about the frog dissection that’s coming up soon. Yesterday she was horrified to see some frogs hopping about in glass jars in the science lab, oblivious to the fact that they’re going…