They were no longer suffering from the actual crisis, but from the aftermath of the crisis.
What is in your heart? That is the question the story of Cain and Abel in the Old Testament seeks to answer.
Cain, a farmer, became enraged when the Lord accepted the offering of his brother, a shepherd, in preference to his own.
This world teems with life, with wonderment, with ancient knowledge and wisdom that seemed lost.
My eyes turn their gaze toward the celestial ones. A blanket of stars wrap me in their embrace. It is quiet and cold. I am in the Negev Desert. The last time I was here was close to a decade ago. It was Hanukah and we’d come here on a school trip. Why did my my mind’s eye bring me back here?