I am writing this so that you will not forget…so that you will have something to hold onto when she is not near…and to help you keep the promise you made….. It is morning, and I am not sure why I am anxious. I have arranged to go to the hospital to spend time with … Continue reading In The Arms Of An Angel
Life is....a breath. Inhale....exhale.... ...nose...mouth...life. Air coursing through veins...beating heart...pumping blood...steady pulse...life. Death is...no air. Inhale...exhale...stop. And I...cannot close my eyes...for all I see...is the moment...of no air.
Well, it's reached me. I tried to keep quiet about it, tried to watch from a distance, but it's all the rage at the park these days and lord knows I ain't one to let a good point go unheard. Orot Banot - by now the best known school in Beit Shemesh - has made … Continue reading Orot Banot
My hands shake with hunger as I peel and slice the three small carrots I have been saving since Sunday. I saute them in oil to add some fat to my meal. There are two slices of bread left. I sit at the table, place my little girl on my lap, and begin to dip … Continue reading Life In The Poor Lane