The Veil.

Growing Old in Gaza.

Growing old in Gaza has another meaning… It means survival. It means you have lived through more death, destruction and terror than anybody else around you. It means living with memories that burn your soul and sear your heart. It means having endured loss, grief, sorrow. It means age withers your hope. It means dreaming…

The Broken Sparrows of Palestine

Originally posted on In Gaza:
Abdul Rahman Abu Oida, pastels, by Ahmad Barqawi ?   By Eva Bartlett, Nov 4, 2014, Crescent International A teen who loved strawberries, adored children far more…A paraplegic young man with soulful eyes, deaf ears and unfulfilled dreams of being a father…A martyr. This is the story of Broken Sparrow,…

Young boy shivering in the rains falling on devastated Shuja'ia, Gaza.  Photo: Mahmud Hams.

Gaza’s Children Calling..

Every child in Gaza has a story of one war, many have stories from three wars.  As I look through the images that poured out of the last Israeli onslaught on the besieged enclave called Gaza I read the suffering hidden deep in every child’s eyes, the sadness behind the beaming smiles that would break…