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The Shortest Prayer

28 Heshvan 5775 – November 20, 2014
Dr. Schwartz had no other alternatives up his sleeve. He suggested my mother go home and think about what she wanted to do.

A Stitch In Time

21 Heshvan 5775 – November 13, 2014
So why was she forever unceremoniously dumping them in the library after the long school day was over and virtually all the other students and staff members had already gone home?

The Apartment Locator

14 Heshvan 5775 – November 6, 2014
Several months ago, I made a serious effort to find an apartment in the "better" area but, alas, the rents were too high. I felt that I was stuck where I was.

Girl Of Valor

7 Heshvan 5775 – October 30, 2014
“My mother raised us to independence, all of us,” Rivka says, which certainly plays itself out in the fact that all three children have taken a different path.

Miracles Large And Small

30 Tishri 5775 – October 23, 2014
Surprisingly, my husband and one son arrived home over half-an-hour earlier than usual. I excitedly shared my perfect-timing story, but my better half one upped me easily.

Getting Real

22 Tishri 5775 – October 15, 2014
To the surprise of our protectzia-invested acquaintances, my family has thrived in our daled amos without that amenity, b’ezras Hashem.

Perfect Planning

15 Tishri 5775 – October 8, 2014
All the way to the airport I could only think of what if …

The Siyum That Ended The War

9 Tishri 5775 – October 2, 2014
Throughout the war, Akiva had several brief furloughs home, and each time exchanged whichever mishnayos volume he had finished for the next in the series.

The Tipping Point

29 Elul 5774 – September 23, 2014
Why am I getting so agitated? And look how we’re treating each other!

A Tick To Remember

24 Elul 5774 – September 18, 2014
This young, innocent child gave me a powerful, warm surge of energy and strength.

Practice Drill

17 Elul 5774 – September 11, 2014
In contrast to her Eicha-like lamentations of the previous hour or more, however, my youngest was now grinning from ear-to-ear.

The Locked Door

10 Elul 5774 – September 4, 2014
“The window is above the flat sukkah roof,” he reported. “I could definitely climb in, but I need a ladder...”

The Power Of Chesed And Tefillin

3 Elul 5774 – August 28, 2014
Needless to say, it was done and they formed a great relationship as his friend and mentor. He started attending services and volunteered his time all along putting on tefillin.

Minchah Or Shacharit?

He took me to a room filled with computer equipment and said, “You pray here for as long as you want.” I couldn’t believe my ears.

Some Of The Myriad Miracles Of This War

26 Av 5774 – August 21, 2014
An interview was overheard in which an Arab asked a Hamas commander: "What's the problem? Why aren't you hitting your targets? Don't you know how to aim?" To which he was answered: "We know how to aim very well. We are experts. But their G-d moves the missiles."

Miracles In The Maternity Ward

19 Av 5774 – August 14, 2014
“But they told me to come in today,” she said. They gave me this date months ago. It’s not my fault if it’s the wrong day.”

Picture Perfect

11 Av 5774 – August 6, 2014
The answers, though, were out there, waiting patiently and shimmering in the distance until the One with all the answers decided to enlighten us.

The Orphan’s Prayer

5 Av 5774 – July 31, 2014
Edward was completely mystified, yet had no choice but to obey his captain’s orders.

The Ups And Downs Of Summer

27 Tammuz 5774 – July 24, 2014
It was found to be a giant deer tick living in her head – with its claws in her scalp.

The Test And The Reward

While daydreaming about finding the perfect job, I never expected to be rewarded in spades for my aforementioned experience.

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