Lucky

Lucky

On Sunday mornings we’d march to the church. The preacher would tell us how Jesus loved the little children and we’d sing this tune: 'Jesus loves the little children All the children of the world Red and yellow, black and white They are precious in his sight…' Sometimes, after church, our grandfather would drive down … Continue reading Lucky

Obtaining Mercy

Obtaining Mercy

Arthur Nagel is an ugly, little man. He stands barely four feet tall, and his head is much too big for his body. The muscles on the left side of his face are totally paralysed causing his face to droop. Because of his looks, most people think Arthur is mentally deficient. He is not. Arthur … Continue reading Obtaining Mercy

Epilogue For Sara

Epilogue For Sara

Image from Library Company of Philadelphia - World War I-era poster issued by the American Committee for Relief in the Near East. This humanitarian effort gained momentum in September 1915, when the American ambassador in Constantinople, Henry Morgenthau, wrote a report detailing the genocide of the Armenian people in Turkey. On October 21 and 22, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson urged the American people to make contributions to help Armenians and Syrians in distress.