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The Ultimate Sacrifice

    By Ramzi Twal   I was not sure what title can aptly to describe this sad story, but I had hoped to be able to find one during the writing. I called my partner at work regarding a business deal we are working on. She ignored me for a couple of days although I had called many times during the day and in the evening. …

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Because of Sara – Part 1

By Dana Husam Abdallah   September 22, 2015 Nadia Mamdouh flicked through a magazine, irritated by her husband’s soft snores. She sighed, and checked her watch. I hate long flights! An Indian woman with a noisy toddler sat on her left, next to the aisle. She bristled. Why hadn’t the company booked her in Business Class this time? She would …

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30 Years In A Dead End Marriage!

Fareeda K. Story written by Mira Khatib   I heard and read that the reason for long lasting marriages is love and respect between the married couple. When I think about my daughters’ future, all I ever pray for with all my heart is that they will enjoy long lasting marriages filled with love, respect and happiness. Unfortunately this wasn’t the …

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And You Are Gone

By Mira Khatib   I open my eyes and stare at the ceiling and just for a split second fool myself in believing that my life is as normal as always, but then it hits me like thousands of bricks raining down on me, and suddenly it is difficult to breathe; but I continue to breathe as I realize… you …

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From Mud To Mud

By Rima Jbara   I decided to go for a walk by the beach on a windy day. By the time I reached, the sun was setting. The color combination at that time of the day always inspired me. I stood looking and listening to the waves. My eyes then moved back to the shore and noticed a girl sitting …

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Weak

By Eric   When she got sick, he moved forward to lay her on the bed. She breathed heavily and gasped but when her head touched the pillow, she closed her eyes. He stayed the rest of the hour looking at her drifting in and out of sleep by the edge of the bed. He left her to cook something …

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Her voice

By Ramzi Arabi   It’s said that the eye may be the window of our souls, but, our voice sings the song of our souls…… Her voice is soft and quiet, spreading an atmosphere of peace. No voice has ever touched my soul like the sound of her voice. With the sound of her voice she can speak a world …

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