Category Archives: Religion

Theology 101


As we were decorating the Christmas tree, my six-year-old and I, listening to Boney M’s ‘Little Drummer Boy’ on repeat with the call to prayer from a nearby Dubai mosque in the background, my kid thought it was a good … Continue reading

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It started on a Sunday


“War doesn’t determine who’s right – only who’s left.” Bertrand Russell Our Lebanese hell officially opened its doors on a nice spring Sunday afternoon. On a day like today, 37 years ago. The date became a milestone repeated in many … Continue reading

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It’s in the stars


We have an abundance of starry nights here. Consider what came out of this region. Three religions, truck loads of philosophers, astronomy, poetry that is so stunningly beautiful and rich you want to cry, a thousand and one nights, epics, … Continue reading

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The Man on Mars


“Pick it up!” My five-year-old looks at me defiantly and ignores my command. She has a new sleeping beauty trash can in her new room. ¬†Never quite grasping the concept, she hates to have trash in the beloved can. She … Continue reading

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