As I reread my blogs that I have posted over the past month I realize that I have grown drastically. I did not realize this from actually reading the blogs, but from remembering how I felt while I was writing the blogs.
The first blog I felt excited to be in Italy, but I was missing my [...]
Defining Italy brings to mind many words: faith, love, beauty, art, history, death. But if I had to chose one, I’d pick beauty. Each town I’ve visited in Italy inspires me in a different way; Rome, history and intrigue. Florence, art and contemplation. Capri, beauty and mysticism. Pompeii, archeology and death. Anacapri, creation and awe. [...]
“Repenting your sins to some god is creepy to me.”
I looked across the cafeteria table at my professor trying to hide my surprise at hearing the conviction in her voice. She seemed so sure of her decision in rejecting the notion of a God from Who we ask forgiveness. Was she referring to the same [...]