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Fish-eye View

Chaiky Berger

The little home was beginning to feel more squishy than cozy. “Why is everyone rushing to the hole today?” Ash Pupfish questioned, swimming along the shallow shelf of water.

Monday, September 02, 2013

“You’re also coming up this way?” Ole Pupfish questioned Mam Pupfish.

Mam Pupfish raised her fins in wonder and said, “Yes. We’re all rushing in that direction even though nobody instructed us to do so.”

Above the stream the sun was shining so strongly today, like it had been given new batteries. Maybe because today was the Yom Tov of Rosh HaShanah. But it was a pity that some people didn’t feel the holiness in the air. They didn’t know about the huge things they could accomplish this day. They didn’t know they could crown the Creator of the world as King over themselves. They didn’t know that the King of the world, Hashem, would eagerly accept their teshuvah today ... And the chance they were unknowingly losing out on was slowly passing by.


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