Update from Israel, July 21 2006 by Forest Rain, Lionheart How many of us take the grocery store for granted? We assume the store will always be there, packed with the merchandise we want, available all day long… In a war zone all these assumptions fly out the window. The army has directed all the … More Buying groceries in a war-zone
Dear all, I wrote this last night and am just posting this now. Since I wrote this there have been more attacks, more hurt and killed (including two bothers, one 3yrs old, the other 9yrs old). I pray this is resolved completely very, very soon! Your tired friend in northern Israel, Forest Rain Update from … More Grace under pressure
Or: Who will prevail? Terrorism vs. Spirit by Forest Rain, Lionheart Dear all, My thanks go out to all those who wrote or called, sending prayers for my safety and that of my family and my fellow Israelis. Your support, care and concern are much appreciated! Some people have asked if I am safe. The … More An update from Israel July 15, 2006
A view from Israel By Forest Rain, Lionheart July 12th 2006 Today has been horrible, for Israel that is. For the Hizballah it’s been fantastic. The feelings I have right now can not be contained by mere shapes, creating symbols on a page. There is so much to say, all the words are all jumbled … More It’s a Matter of Perspective…
a request from Forest Rain, Lionheart June 25, 2006 If you don’t pray, light a candle, take a moment of silence or wish on a star… Today two soldiers were killed and one was kidnapped, taken hostage by Palestinian terrorists. Other soldiers were injured. Please pray for our boys and their families. Gilad Shalit … More Please pray for our boys and their families…
Or: Experiencing the bureaucratic runaround vs. acknowledging benefits gained by Forest Rain, Lionheart June 22.6.06 This week I got my degree! Well, to be more specific, what I actually received is a piece of paper that says that I successfully completed my studies. I don’t have the actual diploma in hand but what I … More Got my degree – yay!
or: The Predicament of Political Pants By Forest Rain, Lionheart May, 28 2006 All I wanted was a pair of black pants. How hard can it be to find black pants?! Ok. I admit it. I am picky. It was important to find the right kind of pants; black, good fit, not formal but … More What does it take to get a pair of pants around here?
Dear friends, Below is an article from the Jerusalem Post newspaper about a new way to help Israel without exerting any special effort. Thanks to this ingenious idea you can make making a difference a part of your daily life! Please read the article below and consider bringing the “solidarity card” into your life. Thank … More Supporting Israel one swipe at a time…
Note: I wrote more than a few emails to friends on my mailing list about Doron Almog. I came across the article below and posted it on my blog as there had been more talk of Almog in the news and I felt the information was worthy of bringing to the attention of all those … More The Man they Want to Prosecute: Doron Almog
Rising from the Ashes by Forest Rain, Lionheart April 25, 2006 Today, the day now coming to a close, was Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Day. Once a year the nation takes a day to remember, to listen to the stories, to cry and contemplate. In other countries (those who bother) people talk about remembering or … More Rising from the Ashes