Kripochef und Priester

Kripochef und Priester

My parents trod on these stones, on their way to Köln/Deutz railway station Walter and Ernst, Companions on my Journey The city is Köln, Germany, where my parents and I spent the last few months of our lives as a family of three. Walter Volmer is the retired Criminal...
Knitting in Wartime

Knitting in Wartime

Sourced from Google | Photographer Unknown That first Christmas in the British Midlands I tasted unusual delicacies and heard strange new words.  It was 1939 and  I was 7 years old, desperately trying to understand what was expected of me when the instruction manual...
Why?

Why?

Why was Marc Chagall, 1887-1985, a Shetl Jew, so preoccupied with Jesus on the cross? “White Crucifixion” by Marc Chagall | Circa 1938 | Sourced from Google Marc Chagall | Photo by Li Erben | Sourced from Google Chagall’s inspired use of color | Title unknown |...
Truth & Reality

Truth & Reality

An Eclectic Reading List Today began with a slow read of Matthew 24 and Jesus’ warning, See that no one leads you astray and Let not your love grow cold in a time of increased lawlessness.  And then I thought about our present experience of lawlessness and opened...
Living in the Hyphen

Living in the Hyphen

Hyphen /ˈhīfən/ noun Definition: a symbol used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided into two parts at the end of one line and the beginning of the next. (Cambridge Dictionary) Amanda, a good friend, is studying Jewish/Christian relations...