THE LIST or How my daughter really sees me

I had to share this list. I was just cleaning up messy corners in my house (as one does when one has nothing better to do) and that’s where I found this treasure of a list. My now 11yr old daughter must have written it 1-2 years back as I am not running the cafe anymore, but man, it had me chuckling. It is a list about me, Continue reading “THE LIST or How my daughter really sees me”

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The Scream for ‘More’ Adult Life Fact #1

 “You can have a horrible childhood and still be happy.”  

I am not saying that we humans don’t need healing after trauma occurred, after abuse took place, after injustices have been experienced. I am not saying we shouldn’t scream for help, and often need to do so for a long time, before we can see changes, feel better and move in peace and upliftment.

But what I am saying is that the asking for it, the longing itself is the signpost that Continue reading “The Scream for ‘More’ Adult Life Fact #1”

Culture Shock: When it’s hard to be a German

We Germans are known for many things. Our diligence, our conviction to make quality a priority, our scientific and cultural mind, our historic heritage, as well as World War I & II, our technological contributions to the world, like the car and engines, and last but not least soccer, cakes and beer, of course.

This post is free of judgement. Continue reading “Culture Shock: When it’s hard to be a German”

Poem: Face the Fire’s Truth

Here’s the end of the road, my friend. I’m glad you came. 

You fought for and against everything, losing your pride. 

With fires in your back, and the face to the wall, 

Where will you turn now, where will you hide?  Continue reading “Poem: Face the Fire’s Truth”