Death Came Knocking At My Door

Death showed himself to them yesterday…casually walking in and changing realities…and lives…the way he always does… I don’t think he’s so bad…or so unwanted…maybe just misunderstood... I’m told…I have no heart…no warmth for those in his path… But…I’ve seen him…I’ve watched him do his work…and I admire his touch… He is confused with Illness…Tragedy…Pain…but he … Continue reading Death Came Knocking At My Door

Well, It’s About Time I Got Around To This…

We talked about that one place in my heart that I can’t get over.  It comes up occasionally.  We talk it over a bit.  He wants me to try to find a solution.  I usually nod my head and try to forget again. This time it’s sticking to the walls of my brain, begging me … Continue reading Well, It’s About Time I Got Around To This…

Three Yellow Tractors

The hills are green this time of year, beautiful shades of green.  Pale pink blossoms are exploding on the branches of the almond trees that dot the mountains.  The grass is lush and full.  There is mud from the wonderful rain that fell.  The red poppies have just bloomed.  You can see them from our … Continue reading Three Yellow Tractors

Why Beit Shemesh Might Mean Something to Me After All

The waiting room in Assuta Hospital in Rishon Litzion is small and by no means cozy.  The chairs are set up in a way that maximizes the seating space while inconveniencing the actual sitting process.  The TV is on, blaring from behind the seats, forcing people to turn their heads up and around, mostly in … Continue reading Why Beit Shemesh Might Mean Something to Me After All