Mitchell’s Ongoing Journey Archive

When Faith in God and Destruction Met at the Beach

I asked the same “why” questions as many before me have asked throughout history. Why the hate? Why the killing? And why the destruction of this beauty which God has created?

What the Academy Award-Winning Holocaust Film “Son of Saul” Tells Us About the Power of One

On Sunday night, “Son of Saul,” a work of fiction set in 1944 at the very real Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.  A unique aspect of this Holocaust film is its focus (literally its camera lens) on a single man, Saul Auslander, a Jewish prisoner forced to help […]