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Life by the Book

C. B. Lieber

Mrs. Esther Tendler, who was nifteres last month, left her mark on thousands of people, yet never considered herself unusual or special

 

My Son, the Bully

Elisheva Appel

Bullying should never be tolerated, we hear again and again. But what do you do when the bully is your child?

 

Change of Heart: Chapter 3

Leora Hammer

I sucked in another breath, somehow I walked to the car. By the time we got to the hospital I could no longer walk

 

Tempo Story: Bitter Pill

Henny Salzman

I gained a new respect for my clients who call in to request a session, and then come in to my office, week after week

 

Windows: Let’s Clash

Naomi Raksin

She smiles and jumps away, feet encased in pink Converse sneakers that arrived in their Amazon box just yesterday. They are also a full size too large

 

Musings: Links and Kinks

Lea Weiss

Yudit’s face seemed so familiar. Where do I know that face from? The thought crossed my mind, and the answer looked down at me from the silver-framed photo

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 30

Leah Gebber

How can someone so poor that he must beg, be able to afford a book? Unless he has stolen it. Unless he is a thief

 

Facets: Chapter 21

Esther Kurtz

Daniel appeared quickly, looking a bit bewildered. I realized then this was the first phone call he’s gotten since we moved

 

Lifetakes: Cuckoo

As told to Rachel Mosbacher

But the best was yet to come. Deep down, at the very bottom of the treasure trove, was something I did not even know existed



 
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