#MomentsOfJoy

Although I like the song I am sharing today, it is not one of my favorites. But the reason I am posting it is that it reminds me of the many wonderful times I was allowed to spend in southern California. I haven’t been there for so long and miss it a lot. Due to the current Corona problems, I have no idea when I can go there again.

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#MomentsOfJoy

There is rarely a photo that could trigger more joy in my heart than the one I am sharing below.

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“Imagine Love” and guitar sounds in Santa Monica

Yesterday, Colin of MeAndRay shared a song of Scott Jacobs whom he saw performing live as a street entertainer. Colin liked the voice and the song and bought a CD. In our following discussion, I mentioned that I experienced the same twice in Southern California. Colin asked me to share songs of those artists too.

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#RomanticTuesday Song

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I heard this song lately and thought about how much I miss my beloved California. The decision of what to share today was clear. Happy Romantic Tuesday! Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

Things get never stuck

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Featuring YesterdayAfter

My lovely, kind-hearted, and most creative blog sister, Carolina, started something wonderful to support bloggers. She is featuring each week one blogger and sticks their images to her page. This is an awesome idea. I was blessed to be the second featured blogger since she started it. Lately Carolina asked if someone was interested to feature her too or to do a little article about her blog. Of course I agreed immediately……… although it took me some weeks to get it done! Sorry, Carolina, but now the time has come: You are featured!

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Beautiful Memories!

Above the clouds so high

So much time to think back

Of beautiful times with lovely people

Of places I discovered new

Of friendship and heart warming hugs

Of smiles and sunshine

Of vows and gratitude

Of inspiration and love

Is that melancholy I feel?

Yes, sure, it’s there!

It tells me, it was good

And worthwhile to be repeated

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California, here I come…

Hola all together! I hope you are doing fine. Just a brief hello from SoCal and a few impressions in order to prove that I am still alive!!! Read more ›

Song of the Day

Hola! Dropping in for a song today! I am so happy to be here in my second home. I just need to share a song with you. Hope you all are doing well. Have a wonderful weekend all together. Read more ›

Song of the Day!

The weather is gorgeous for days now. We have temperatures in the higher 70s, my garden is almost done, and I feel blossoming like nature around me. I am happy and full of beans. So many wonderful things are waiting for me this year. I am so happy about my wonderful community which is making my day every day. Therefore I felt like posting one of my ultimate favorite songs which makes my mood growing to the max! Read more ›

Hot Californian Dreams!

Yesterday a friend posted a song that reminded me to my beautiful California. I felt again how much I already miss it. Since I had to let go of my best friend I did not want to go there too soon. But I realize that I love that place so much more than I thought. Also it shows me that I am in peace with the past. I hope I can make it this year. Read more ›

Song of the Day

I just had this song in mind. I remember when I was in California 5 years ago. It was about a week after I released my very first book which made my self-esteem extremely grow. It was a beautiful morning in May, the sun was shining and it was warm. I remember my completely relaxed and happy mood. I was driving along PCH opened the roof top and the window and this song was coming up. I was cranking it like crazy and my heart was bouncing! Read more ›

Song of the Day!

Yesterday a friend posted a playlist. On that list there was a song I love for a long, long time. It describes my love for and my bond with California. It expresses this yearning which I feel when I am not there. That’s one of THE classic songs for me which I will never get tired to listened to. Read more ›

The Journey of a Miracle!

I so often think back how things have come together in order to unfold the way I find them in my life today. It is an exciting journey of exploring. It helps to understand the universal laws, gives lots of profound insights and therefore strengthens my faith.

My most impressive string of unfolding in order to come to new unfolding is the story how I came to write my book I’m Free and so much that followed. It is a huge story. When you read my book then you find lots of examples in it from my own life how to break free. I am currently writing on a new book which is about miracles. The story I want to tell you today is mentioned in that book and it is still a miracle to me. But at the same time it is only a part of a far bigger miracle that still seems to unfold. Read more ›

Nature Chills Challenge

My blogger friend from https://amommasview.wordpress.com had a great idea of posting places we prefer for chilling, finding peace, or inspiration. This is my most favorite place in the whole world: A view point next to Laguna Beach in Orange County, CA

Here you see all kinds of animals: Pelicans, dolphins, sea lions,… Once I even discovered a blue whale. It is so peaceful and the wide ocean makes me breathing deeply and widens my horizon.

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Sunset at Laguna Beach, California

Sunset at Laguna Beach, California

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Balboa Peninsula

On the day of Halloween we went to Balboa Peninsula. This beautiful place lies along a wide beach and is the extension of the Newport Beach beach. At the end of the beach of Balboa Peninsula you have a view to Corona del Mar and also to the harbor of Balboa Island. I was often sitting at a view-point at Corona del Mar looking towards Balboa Peninsula and always wondered how it might be over there.

We had a beautiful morning – only few people around.

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After that we drove up to Hacienda Heights. It has become a tradition to go to this Buddhist temple when I am in So Cal. I love that temple. Unfortunately it is not allowed to take pictures in the big temple house. It is beautiful. There is such a special atmosphere of peace and relaxation. Since I took pictures all the other times I did not take too much this time. Therefore I share some photos with you from former visits.

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Trip to Oceanside CA

It has been a while since I posted my last impressions of my days in California after the I CAN DO IT convention and my book signing. Btw., you would not believe what is happening at the moment in my life. On Sunday I gave my last workshop for this year and it was awesome. I am very excited about scheduling my workshops for next year. Yesterday I got a call from my publisher and perhaps I get the chance to give workshops in a big business hotel in our capital beginning next year. It is still in discussion but things are in motion like the offer for another marketing campaign with Kimberly Rinaldi. I met her at the book signing in Pasadena and she just got back to me. What a year!!!

But now I want to share some beautiful views from another part of Southern California. We spend one day in Oceanside and when we drove back we stopped at my favorite spot in Laguna Beach to watch the sunset! Enjoy!

We began our day at the Beach Comber in Crystal Cove. It is right on the beach with the most inspiring surrounding. It is also beautiful for taking a walk along the beach. The atmosphere in the morning is a dream.20141029_091406

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Welcome to Oceanside! First we took a look at the harbor. It is really cute and has some shops and restaurants around.IMG_4882

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When we got back to the car I saw this Dodge Ram in the parking lot. I love this car – I love big cars. Isn’t it huge? IMG_4887

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Very special about it is that they own an original document written and signed by Abraham Lincoln which says that the mission is given back.IMG_4895

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And now to my favorite place in Oceanside:

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This time the pelicans were awesome! I never experienced them that tame.IMG_4921

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My favorite most favorite spot in the world. I guess once I will do a whole post about Laguna Beach and its amazing wide view!IMG_4933

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What a beautiful day filled with history, sun and ocean! I love California!

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Naples CA

You all know what Venice (Italy) is about and probably most of you know that Venice Beach has its name right because of the canals which remind to Venice. But have you ever been to or heard of Naples? The village is located next to Long Beach in Alamitos Bay. It was built on three islands.

Forget Venice, forget Venice Beach! Naples is the most beautiful, enchanting, and romantic place at a canal system. It is also a lot bigger than Venice Beach. Most of the houses are more kind of mansions, with beautiful designed front yards.

When we arrived in Naples it was almost sunset and not a lot of people were outside. The romantic aspect was even raised when a gondola came by. I definitely have to come back and spend a little more time at this inspiring place. And perhaps take a gondola ride. Oh, and very important: It smelled well and is super clean wherever we walked!

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Isn’t it a treasure?

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Pacific Coast Highway (Highway 1)

When we drove down from Ventura all the way south we decided to go over the PCH since we’ve never experienced the scenery above Malibu. It was the most beautiful ride!

I really hope you get not bored since I always post photos of beaches and harbors. But if you have ever been to the west coast (or probably any coast) there is such a special atmosphere, the wideness of the ocean the calming and relaxing sound of the waves, and the energizing power of the sun. Also nature is always exciting to me. Over here it is so normal that pelicans are passing by in their formations over and over again, or they are gliding only inches above the ocean surface in order to look out for some fish. Then out of the blue dolphins surface and make their way along the coast. Somewhere you hear seals bark, see them diving, or even waving their fin – which is not a waving at all but some kind of charging themselves with sunlight and warmth. But also watching hummingbirds speeding, stopping and speeding on are no curiosity. This is what I love about the west coast: This all seems appears as an ordinary part of it all and I cherish the fact to no end that it is ordinary. Isn’t it special that some things are so special to some of us and at the same time it makes you so happy that being part of it right because they are treated like the most common thing? I don’t know if you get me, but this really is a phenomenon to me. Oh well, while writing this I feel like transferred at the places I love so much. But now I want to take you another nice place.

For now, enjoy the ride!

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Here we arrived at the northern part of Malibu. I did not remember Malibu that big!

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For what reason ever we did not obey our GPS but remained on the a little road along the coast and… found the most spectacular ocean view I have ever seen. 20141028_141642

From Point Dume there is a more than 300° view over the pacific ocean. It was absolutely mind blowing. Whenever I am near the upper end of Malibu I will go there again. IMG_4845

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I hope you enjoyed the view!

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Ventura CA

Last week on Tuesday we left Santa Barbara. On our way down to Costa Mesa we stopped at Ventura beach and harbor. On one side of a long headland you find a beautiful beach on the other side there is the harbor with with shops and restaurants. Very nice place!

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