I really ought to…

This is where I go when I feel the need to let go of „stuff“. I focus on whatever thought has been circling around in my head driving me crazy. Then I make a conscious decision to let go. I take a rock and throw it as far as I can. When the physical sensation…

Finding Grace

Some conversations I have had over the last few weeks remind me again that acceptance can truly be empowering. I have written about asking for grace before. One of the – in my eyes anyway – profound virtues of individuals I find inspiring is their ability to find grace in the face of adversary. What…

Day 1: Beauty

We went for a run. Along a quiet canal not far from the busy streets of Leipzig’s center. Only a handful cyclists and joggers passed us. The mosquitos were trying to get their fair share for dinner.. Here and there my friend’s dog would stop to follow a scent. Dusk was slowly settling over the…

Snow Snow Snow…. but how do I feel?

It has been snowing all day. I love it. Everything seems to turn into something more beautiful when covered in snow… Sunday we had our first snow ball fight. It was so much fun. My son once again pulled me out of my head, into the moment. Standing behind the house, sticking our tongues out…

A river runs through it…

The other day I woke up to the fog. All I could see outside the window was some mysterious red glow from the building opposite. After dropping  my son off at daycare I felt like going for a walk down at the river, imagining the silence when all sounds get muted by the fog. You know…