When the crying, whining, or meltdown begins and I am completely trapped between impatient, frowning customers on both sides of me, my items already on the conveyor belt, that is the very moment I wish for my magic wand.
It would be a pity if an institution as great as UCLA could not figure out a way to reach out to Alexandra Wallace and its entire student body in order to make a recent unfortunate incident a teachable moment.
At the heart of the Christian tradition lies the belief that transformation requires sacrifice. Deep and abiding change is hard. But the BP leak is only the latest sign that our society must do exactly that.