My Baby Was Supposed To Die

(Originally published in Shattered Magazine) You need to prepare yourself that this is not going to end well,” the specialist grimly told me. He was the second doctor to tell me as much after being unable to locate the baby’s organs. After two devastating miscarriages, knowing I was carrying a baby that most likely would […]

For The Brave at Heart

(originally published in Shattered magazine) A New School Year Calendars tell us that the beginning of the year is January first, but every mother knows that the true beginning of each New Year is back-to-school time.  I love the beginning of a new school year, don’t you?  As a child, I was mesmerized by fresh […]

Don’t Close Your Ears

We read an interesting Proverb today, didn’t we? “Whoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor will himself call out and not be answered.” I think that this is a particularly big struggle that we face in modern times, because we are more aware than at any other time in history of the […]