May 10, 2017
By Michael Orlofsky
Creative writing professor Michael Orlofsky reflects on the power of simple acts of kindness to shape people's lives.
As I grow older, I reflect on my life’s “great expectations.” I’m coming to the conclusion, based on the ontological insights of the philosopher Mick Jagger, that “you can’t always get what you want . . . but if you try sometimes, you just might find—you get what you need.”
I never amounted to…