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We Really Have Failed!

A month ago while the whole world was watching the world cup, atrocities were being committed against humans and against humanity in some parts of the world to such an extent that it was impossible for me as a blogger … Continue reading

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In 200 Years!

Yesterday was a bad day for Gaza. And prior to that a bad day for Israel, when the bodies of three Israeli teenagers who had been kidnapped were found. A bad day, a bad week indeed for all of us, … Continue reading

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We Have Failed!

While the world is busy watching the World Cup, a lot is happening elsewhere that we as human beings should not accept.  I watched the news last night and I learned about the killings of innocent people inside their homes … Continue reading

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The World Is A Dangerous Place

Today is the last day of the month of April. Which means another year has gone by and next year will mark the hundredth anniversary of the Armenian genocide. This year was different than the previous years in the sense … Continue reading

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I Have Learned Less About Writing

“I have learned less about writing and received less encouragement from English instructors than I have from reading or listening to a working artist relate how a single creation- poem, play, short story, novel- was brought to life and to … 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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Maybe I Should Feel Lucky

In a few days it will be exactly nine months that I lost my husband. On the 16th to be exact. Last night when I checked my calendar for any appointments that I have this week, I realized that the … Continue reading

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Everything Became So Quiet

When I was younger, I used to love to stay awake at night till well after midnight. I loved to read and I also loved to watch the night from my window. I used to watch how the lights in … Continue reading

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Fear Is Felt By All Writers

John Cheever called the life of a serious writer “quite a dangerous career.” Years ago, when I first decided to take up writing seriously I felt hesitant and scared. I thought that being scared was my shameful weakness. A weakness … Continue reading

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Keeping Promises

Man is by nature a social animal. In fact society is based on the links and the relationships between people. At a very young age we learn to adapt to our surroundings to get along with the people around us. … Continue reading

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