Death on either side

A personal prosery prompt The narrow bridge swayed in the rain over the chasm, just as the old Mystic had described, but Hayim was determined. He visualized the elder’s wizened face. Death on either side, the Rabbi said. The way of life between was his only hope, but that would have to be enough. This… Continue reading Death on either side

The way of life between

A personal prosery prompt Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel wrote: “We are constantly dying alive. From the view point of temporality we are all dead except for a moment.” It’s true, you know. As we turn the calendar page to 2021, I think to myself: well, that was a moment. Death on either side, the Rabbi… Continue reading The way of life between

Beard

WIKIPEDIA: Beard is a slang term describing a person who is used, knowingly or unknowingly, as a date, romantic partner (boyfriend or girlfriend), or spouse... to conceal one's sexual orientation... especially used within LGBT culture... I've been feeling conceited about my beard lately. This post will only serve to bring my shallowness to light, but vanity has long defeated me. Ah,… Continue reading Beard

The skeptic’s kaddish for the atheist, 30

Last week, I laminated a copy of my parents' wedding invitation, which I found in my Babushka's apartment (my mother's mother) after she passed away in late September. She was gathered unto her ancestors less than three months after my Papa (Blog #8). A day or so later, it happened that my aunt gave me my Dedushka's (my mother's father)… Continue reading The skeptic’s kaddish for the atheist, 30