Monthly Archives: September 2013

Real Suffering: A Book Review of “God’s Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question- Why We Suffer”

The former Evangelical Christian, Bart Ehrman, has established himself as a popular critic of Christianity and New Testament Scripture.  I finished reading “God’s Problem:  How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question- Why We Suffer” and can report … Continue reading

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“I always feel like somebody’s watching me”: Does Privacy Even Matter Anymore?

“Privacy is mostly an illusion. A useful illusion, no question about it, one that  allows us to live without being paralyzed by self-consciousness. The illusion of  privacy gives us room to be fully human, sharing intimacies and risking  mistakes. But … Continue reading

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Seville: The Anniversary Trip Part Five

Out of the three cities that Michelle and I visited during our excursion to Spain, Seville was our favorite.  Located about 60 miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean (where Christopher Columbus set sail), the romantic city brims with ambiance.  This … Continue reading

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Cordoba: The Anniversary Trip Part Four

The train steamed into Cordoba about noon.  Michelle and I immediately found out that we were not staying at a hotel in Cordoba where other people in our tour group were staying.  We would be sleeping at a hotel way … Continue reading

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The Anniversary Trip Part Three: More Madrid

Feeling better rested, Michelle and I set out for our second day in Madrid.  After breakfast, we walked the streets at around 10am and made an acute observation.  The town was dead.  There were not many people walking or driving … Continue reading

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The Anniversary Trip Part Two: Madrid Arrival

Upon landing in Madrid, we had a palette of diverse feeling!  Immense excitement and a sense of adventure to have arrived in the place where we would be spending our anniversary `holiday´ (as they say in Europe) and an intense … Continue reading

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