Nights in Heaven and Hell

[This article was first published in An-Nahar in December 2018] So the other day I died, which got me into a bit of a pickle, as I found myself standing in line at the Gates of Heaven. I never thought much about the afterlife, but, surprisingly, my image had turned out quite accurate. There was a long line, with blond, burly guys at the gate, muscles protruding from perfectly-tailored Italian suits. Saint Peter was nowhere to be seen, but there was an important smaller guy, Monsieur Jacques, carrying an iPad. A thick chain, wrapped with purple velvet, separated everyone from … Continue reading Nights in Heaven and Hell