By Megan Gebhart
While Megan Gebhart graduated university in 2011, she knew she couldn't surrender herself to existence at an aimless 9-to-5 activity mountaineering the company ladder. So as an alternative, she challenged herself to have a unmarried cup of espresso with a special individual per week for a yr to determine what classes she may perhaps know about lifestyles and careers.
What began as an odd, unconventional, and just a little awkward scan quickly remodeled right into a 12 months packed with event, worry, braveness, and private progress.
Whether she's grabbing a grande espresso with a former Starbuck's vp, discussing recess politics with a primary grader, or debating expertise with the co-founder of Apple, Megan's enthusiasm and empathy coax the simplest suggestion from each stroll of lifestyles.
As a complete, fifty two Cups of espresso chronicles one younger woman's bold and heartfelt first foray into lifestyles after collage. individually, every one cup provides an everyday dose of inspiration--a ideal pairing for a morning cup of joe.
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Mere Christianity. New York: Macmillan, 1952; reprint, San Francisco: Harper, 2001. See chapter 1, “Right and Wrong as a Clue to the Meaning of the Universe,” for a wonderful treatment of the question. Moreland, J. , and David M. Ciocchi, eds. Christian Perspectives on Being Human: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Integration. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1993. A stimulating collection of essays defending and exploring the Christian view of human nature. 9 THE EVIDENCE OF THE BIBLE’S RELIABILITY The general reliability of the Bible’s text and major “story line” is not in question.
Furthermore, if pantheism is true, we’re all going to “make it” because we’re all part of the divine. Therefore, if someone’s path to the realization of their own divinity involves them in wrongdoing, ultimately that’s OK. Again, we don’t mean to suggest that pantheists approve of wrong-doing or that they can’t be kind and decent people. Far from it. But pantheism has great difficulty explaining why so many people do such horribly bad things. THEISM: SPOILED BRATS, SPOILED WORLD If no God exists at all, it is hard to see what basis we would find on which the world could be considered good or bad.
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52 Cups of Coffee: Inspiring and Insightful Stories for Navigating Life's Uncertainties by Megan Gebhart