He was the gardener of our lives – pruning here; nurturing there. When he died, it left a huge hole in our lives, where a great … not perfect … man once lived.
First comes love, then comes marriage. It’s been the custom for centuries that couples in love will eventually get married. A traditional marriage begins with a proposal, the man down on one knee, a diamond in hand, asking his one true love to spend the rest of her life with him. It’s a beautiful time – a gesture of pure love and commitment. But why a ring?
How could you tell a child that discrimination has sides, that the Nazi flag flown in Charlottesville, Virgina had sides. So wrong, so very wrong. You and I, me and you, we are also Hebrew – you should feel that in your soul’s fire, deep within where God lives in us all. I am begging you, hear him too.
The technology of today, our medicine, have left us struggling with decisions that years ago we would not even have to think about. Our elderly parents would have died in their sleep in their own beds — no fanfare, no ambulances, no needles, no poking or prodding. Just old-fashioned death at your door, and he would come for you only once.
Quickly, I make a round of phone calls to friends – no one’s seen her. Then, after getting another cryptic call from her cell phone, that ends abruptly, I figure this is either a cruel joke or something worse. Having had enough, I call 911. A patrol car arrives soon after.
When people learn that my wife and I will soon be celebrating our 45th wedding anniversary, they always want to know the secret to a long-lasting marriage. I tell them what I know: marry well and work hard at your relationship.
Tweetsteria is a Twitter powered trivia challenge that pays Singles to compete with each other and research brand facts pertinent to sponsor businesses. Single in the City’s Laura Bilotta and her friend Raymi the Minx debuted Tweetsteria in Mississauga on Wednesday 24 May 2017 and it worked!
Expecting a newborn can be stressful even at the best of times, but when things stop going according to plan it is easy to let the negative thoughts consume you. Jeff Randhawa learned that situations like the one he went through can’t be bought but in the end made him stronger as a person and as a father.
No beatin’ around the thesis bush (no pun intended) today: With every passing rotten natural development that befalls the human body, from adolescence to death, females suffer in extreme disproportion to men.
Here we are, nearing the end of the second semester of the first year of the first of our four children’s evacuation from the nest. I didn’t write about the halfway point, in January, because I didn’t feel like wallowing. Now, I’m in the post-spring-break funk.