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Stories Do Work

Scott Thoreau asks: “Could a greater miracle take place than for the us to look through each other’s eyes?” We have been telling stories to one another for centuries now, for as long as we have been using language to … Continue reading

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What Matters In Life

It’s Easter weekend. Christians around the world are celebrating the resurrection of Jesus. Easter time for me reminds me of my village Ainjar, in the east of the Bekaa Valley. The smell of baking coming from almost every house while … Continue reading

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A Big Thank You

It’s the end of another year, 2013. A tough and painful year for me and my kids, a year in which most of the time I felt, to use Sylvia Plath’s words: “I felt very still and very empty, the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas And Happy Holidays!

Today is Christmas. That special time of year when Christians around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus. I am a Christian but not Catholic. Being Armenian and born in a small village in the east of Lebanon where the … Continue reading

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Cheers!

It’s that time of the year again, Christmas is just around the corner. I have lived to see yet another year pass by. Perhaps the longest and definitely the saddest for me so far. I don’t know if I will … Continue reading

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Why Put Others Down?

During a telephone conversation with a certain someone the other day, I realized that no matter what I said, no matter how I answered her questions, this person on the other end of the line had something to say to … Continue reading

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Maybe Sometimes

Have you ever woken up early one morning at dawn and quite unexpectedly noticed the twilight? Or some other day quite unexpectedly you saw a sunset, a starry sky, a scenery or the horizon, so beautiful, so exquisite that a … Continue reading

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