Tag Archives: Syria

We Expect Things To Be Different

It’s Saturday morning here in Montreal. A morning like any other except it’s getting cold, which reminds me winter is coming. My heart feels heavy for two main reasons. That I have to face winter alone without my beloved husband, … Continue reading

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When Will We Stop?

No matter what I do lately to escape watching the news especially about the Middle East and what’s going on in Syria, I can’t. I don’t want to believe that such cruelty can still be committed by human beings against … Continue reading

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What Good Will It Do?

The US battleship is on its way again to the Middle East. This time to bomb Syria. Winter 1983-1984. New Jersey was again in the waters of the Mediterranean. The civil war was still going on in Lebanon and there … Continue reading

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My Thoughts And Prayers

It’s early morning here in Montreal. The sun hasn’t come out yet. I didn’t sleep well last night and my head hurts a bit. I switch on my netbook. The internet is full of stories of the shooting at the … Continue reading

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How Much Is Too Much?

During a recent conversation with my mother over the phone I told her I would try and pay them a visit even if it’s only for one week, just to see them, since my father is bedridden and my mom … Continue reading

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“In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.”

Two days ago, while rearranging my library and my desk, I came across my diaries. I am not much of a diary person in the sense that I do not keep a diary every day. However, I do keep a … Continue reading

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Are We To Believe and Agree with Voltaire?

“An elderly woman and a baby were reported among those killed by coalition strikes in Libya’s western mountains.” Does this ring a bell? How many innocent women, children, and bystanders have been killed in Baghdad, or Afghanistan as a result … Continue reading

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