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Grab the Reins: Chapter 15

Shoshana Schwartz

When you paused too long between each effort, you were essentially letting him have his way, every single time

 

Art behind Bars

Carol Messing

Incarcerated teens work through their pain using paint and glue. A seasoned art therapist speaks about how art can reach the places beyond words

 

Your Child’s Keeper

C. Rosenberg

Sending a child to a relative or friend for a few days or more requires planning. How to make it as smooth as possible for everyone

 

Inside Job: Physician Assistant

Rachel Bachrach

Three PAs on what they do, why they love it, and how, contrary to popular belief, being a PA is not second best to being a doctor

 

At the Window

Bracha Stein

Ahuva’s heart twisted. Was it with pride at Sari’s offer, or pain for Esther’s refusal? She didn’t know

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 8

Leah Gebber

“And if we were to marry, then what would that help? You would be thrown out of your father’s home, Jocef, surely you see that?”

 

Lifetakes: Longed-for Children

Shoshana Gold

Seeing the woman did not understand the expression, someone explained: “Gebetene — it means that the children were asked for”



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance