I believe our duty as Jewish people is the same as anyone else.
Share the Light of God.
I did not believe that it was right to dominate people in the name of “teaching” them holiness.
I adored her logical brain and spunk.
Walking one day among the cherry trees—
She said, fine, but you owe it to yourself to explore your heritage first, don’t you?
But when someone is forcing you, your brain simply rebels.
I know they thought of it as love—to keep Judaism alive and me safe from bad influences.
You could hear them thinking it, in angry, defiant rage.
In fact, he did quite a bit of damage.
It was like a mass rape.
He invaded our communities, and in the end most of us were helpless.
“You let the people die so that you could have a State of Israel!”
These are real fights.
The wounds are still bleeding.
I wanted to go...shopping. (That’s a cool rainbow purse at Forever 21 that made me think of @LaTanster)
Branding, in any form or fashion, was my escape.
This is literally how I was.
And what I wanted.
All I ever wanted, was New York.
Many different life experiences and lessons.
This mug cost $36.
It alludes to dissociative identity disorder.
(Also on shoes.)
Not a clue.
In fact all this stuff sounds so crazy, nobody in my family even wants to hear about it.
So how did I learn?
Sarah Ruth Ashcraft.
She is a victim who escaped a terrible and certain fate.
“Neither with you only do I make this covenant and this oath; but with him that standeth here with us this day before the LORD our God, and also with him that is not here with us this day.”
This is a promise.
Thank you for your work in helping to create a brave new world of peace, awe, and holiness.