A not-rose-colored perception of reality is a stark contrast to the platitudes we are used to hearing.
You are going to hate me for this: Just because of some lousy seaweed you leave your husband to make Shabbos alone in the middle of winter, with no clue where to find his wife and children.
The Chanukah Heart Miracle – by Batya Solomon Everything was as though I was looking through a window. Everything was real… but then I’d say, “I don’t feel normal,” and collapse back into the hospital bed. It was the strangest sensation: kind of numb… kind of dizzy… kind of faint… I was sitting up, and Read more
In the Image of God Flashbacks, mixed dreams floating under closed eyelids, Sharon struggles to surface from her underwater pictures. Where am I know this can’t be right why I can’t get past these images? What is going on here? As Sharon struggles to open her eyes a sudden vivid memory pops into her head. Read more
Beloved Rose Aunty Rose was always my favorite relative. She was just fourteen months older than my mom, and the two of them were unusually, emotionally close. A friend of theirs once described them as ‘twin souls.’ Though Aunty Rose had been happily married for many years, she had not been blessed with children of Read more