My husband’s grandfather, Louis Lipsky, immigrated from Slavuta, Ukraine 117 years ago. He left his native land for the US to escape violent pogroms, poverty, and war. Forty years later, he lost his only son in the Second World War. I don’t know whether Louis Lipsky would feel solidarity with Ukraine today, but I’m certain that at his core he would know that war only brings destruction and heartbreak.
I hope everyone is enjoying the season of gratitude & light, despite the challenges all around us. This post is a break from the usual theme of Becoming Better People…