Steps to the Life

Aya Mhana

Summary:

The sparkly heels mark the end of one life and the beginning of another. Aya Mhana brings the shoes to Canada from war-torn Syria, and she wears them when she marries. When her brother dies, her hope for the future is tested. Thanks to her mother’s strong faith and her new daughter, she remembers that she can balance the future and the past just as she balanced on her high-heeled wedding shoes.

You are unauthorized to view this section. Please login or register.

Read Other Stories from this Author

Ranger Boots

 

Aya Mhana knows the meaning of living in a developed country such as Canada and the meaning of living on the edge of...

My Hooded Homeland Jacket

 

On the icy Montreal night in 2016, when Aya Mhana’s family arrives from Syria, she is given a red winter coat. Wrapped in...

More Stories from Calgary 2017