Paris Part II: In Which I Am Brought Low

The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who live in the clefts of the rock, in your lofty dwelling, who say in your heart, “Who will bring me down to the ground?” (Obadiah 1:3) My adventurous spirit restored, we escaped into the streets of Paris.  Shunning such pedestrian ideas as visiting the Eiffel Tower or…Read more »

Paris Part I: In Which I Exalt Myself

October, 2001; fresh out of university and living in London, England, I felt fairly sure I was nearing the peak of my culture and sophistication.  My husband and I lived in a quaint flat and shopped in trendy open air street markets.  We dined in European sidewalk cafés and frequented internet cafés to keep in…Read more »