I was the solution.
Joseph Cox lives in Modiin, Israel with his wife and six children and is the author of City on the Heights, a thriller about transforming the Middle East (available on Kindle and via Book Depository).
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And I looked down. And I saw nothing. Everything my people had created was gone.
“Mama,” I said, “You should not be here.”
He was nuts. I mean he has this incredible inner spark and he’s a great man. But he’s nuts.
“Is it not a good plan?” I ask.
I wanted to relate to it. But how could it relate to me?
I met a woman one day and I asked her her name and she asked me why.
I knew then that he was my soul and I was his voice.
Ruth watched as the mobs came.
In some ways, I conceive of Hashem as the greatest of writers. Except, instead of working with fictional characters in a fictional world, he works with real people in the real world.
“Did the other guy leave?” I asked the cabbie.
“No other guy,” he answered, in a Filipino accent, “We’re here.”
bs”d It is amazing to me, the smell of the hay. There are so many things I can no longer smell. They’ve just vanished, bit by bit from my reality. All of my senses are dulled, like I’m retreating from the world. I look up, the barn is still far away. A long walk Read more
So, I was like “what the heck is going on here?”
“Providence will show you the error of your ways.”
But most of all, I fear that Hina’s voice will be lost forever.
Why have a child, who may or may not obey, when you can have a child-companion who will always be loyal to you?
And that was when I conceived of this war.
I must stand for life, even if it means others must be condemned to death.
When the nurses put my new baby in my arms, I just thought – ‘what a miracle
Their freedom is still not complete.