• Invisible Political Facts

    Invisible Political Facts

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel When you ignore relevant facts, they become invisible. Invisible facts can lead to disaster. A dark basement might make lighting a match seem like a good idea, but if you ignore the sound of a […]

     
  • I Ain’t Crazy; I’m a Writer

    I Ain’t Crazy; I’m a Writer

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel The hardest thing about being a writer is the (usually) subtle messages your friends and family convey without necessarily meaning to. Their facial expression, the tone of voice, the cautious questions while trying not to […]

     
  • My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Final Part of 3

    My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Final Part of 3

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel (Part 3 of 3. Starts with Part 1.) By the year 2002 as I approached age 50, I was discouraged with my career and disillusioned with my church. My spiritual life felt stagnant, like it […]

     
  • My Adventure in Joining the Green Party

    My Adventure in Joining the Green Party

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel I want nothing to do with the anger and personal attacks that poison our political life. But I do want to be involved. You know the litany of big problems we face: • the gradual […]

     
  • A Writer’s Hangover

    A Writer’s Hangover

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel After the elation comes the crash. You know your imagination is running wild, and you don’t believe its foolish promises, yet still you feel a letdown when the promises are broken. I launched my memoir […]

     
  • My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Part 2 of 3

    My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Part 2 of 3

      © 2015 by Alan F. Zundel As mentioned in Part 1, I was raised a Roman Catholic Christian and taught that the biblical stories of Jesus portrayed how things actually happened. The gospels were something like news stories reported […]

     
  • An Israel-Iran Armageddon?

    An Israel-Iran Armageddon?

    © 2015 Alan F. Zundel Commentary on My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel by Ari Shavit (Spiegel & Grau, 2013) Like many others I suspected Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent appearance before the U.S. Congress of […]

     
  • Download my memoir FREE through Sunday March 29

    Download my memoir FREE through Sunday March 29

    Sunshine and Troubled Sea: How I Stumbled My Way Into Adulthood, More or Less, is available in e-book format to download and read FREE through Sunday, March 29 2015. Click on the title or cover above to go to Amazon.com […]

     
  • My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Part 1 of 3

    My Quest for the Historical Jesus, Part 1 of 3

    © 2015 by Alan F. Zundel Stories of Jesus were implanted in me as soon as I was old enough to understand words. He has been a part of my mental makeup ever since, so much so that I feel […]

     
  • Creating Your Political Enemy

    Creating Your Political Enemy

    Copyright 2015 by Alan F. Zundel I’ve caught myself getting angry reading things online. It is always because someone has written something I disagree with, most often something political. Especially when it comes in response to something I’ve written, such […]