Published in Japanese in Fujin-No Tomo [Ladies' Friend] magazine.





Photos by O. Koike


"Whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst; the water that I shall give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life" ( John 4:13) In our daily living as a family it is so easy to run after superficial aims in an endless and futile race. But Jesus gave us in these words a glimpse of the true life when we follow Him . As parents we must teach Jesus' way to our daughters through the way we live. If they grow up with the love of Jesus in their hearts we will never worry, about the path they will take in this difficult world."

He is married to Kyoko san whom he met while studying in America. They temporarily live in Tokyo's Suginami Ward together with first daughter Mariam ( 4 yrs) and second daughter Mona ( 1 yr.) . Today they took a walk to a nearby park together with Mrs. Hoshiko Miyakoshi, Kyoko San's mother.

Tamari san is a Palestinian born painter who studied art after studying physics. The machine he is using is his own idea and made by his own hands to draw pictures in three dimensions. It is also an instrument to recognize anew that the space surrounding us is a space uniting people's living environment. He said "Children will be able to lovingly deal with their visual surroundings. I'd like to help children express in pictures the extension of realistic space and the depth they can see in it.