#PoeticTuesday

Photo by David Bartus on Pexels.com

Gratitude

I’m thankful for my feelings, from happiness to pain.
I’m thankful that none of it I experience is in vain.

I’m thankful for nature, for the ocean’s endless wide range.
I’m thankful for each person that gives my view a change.

Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

Visit my  Zazzle Shop and get inspired by lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and Light

Daily Kind Quote

Visit my  Zazzle Shop and get inspired by lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and Light

Daily Kind Quote

Visit my  Zazzle Shop and get inspired by lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and Light

Daily Kind Quote

Visit my  Zazzle Shop and get inspired by lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and Light

Daily Kind Quote

Visit my  Zazzle Shop and get inspired by lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and Light

Daily Kind Quote

Visit my  Zazzle Shop and get inspired by lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and Light

Daily Kind Quote

Daily

With Keith’s permission!

Visit my Zazzle Shop and get inspired by lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and Light

#Haiku – Count Your Blessings

What means gratitude?
Awareness of the blessings
And the gift of life

In Love and Light

#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.

Read more ›

#MomentsOfJoy

The older the children get, the fewer moments you have them all around you. I cherish those moments. I am also very grateful and happy that they all get along so wonderfully (including the three brothers-in-law). This photo was taken on our trip to Meersburg 10 days ago. Moments of joy that I have locked up deep in my heart.

Read more ›

#RomanticTuesday

Pinterest

You Are The Reason

I can’t imagine life without
Your presence anymore
I cannot even understand
How I could live before

Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

Visit my Zazzle Shop and get inspired by lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and Light

Daily Kind Quote

Humbleness and Gratitude.PNG

Visit my Zazzle Shop and get inspired by lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mothers day.JPG

I wish every mother an amazing day, celebrating the reason for their motherhood! I am thankful and blessed with three uniquely sparkling gems. I wouldn’t be who I am without them.

In Love and Light

Love is patient, Love is kind…

love-timeline-cover-17

What is love? How can it be defined? I don’t know if we ever get its whole meaning or even an idea of it. But the 1 Corinthians, chapter 13 provides a profound insight into what love can be and how we recognize if it is love we feel or only an aspect of it. It gives a direction if we act out of love and if we live in a love that is life’s elixir and our origin. Love is all we really need. That’s why we do so much in order to receive love. We make sacrifices, fight, murder, die. Love is the basic need we all have in common. If we have love there is no need to compensate it with anything in the world. The real true pure of love makes every miracle possible. Then we have found the master-key to life. Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

Blessings

Visit my Zazzle Shop and get inspired by lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and Light

Just a Thought…

quote-happiness-will-never-come-to-those-who-fail-to-appreciate-what-they-already-have-gautama-buddha-102-7-0797.jpg

Have you ever thought of being happy with what you have? Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

Gratitude.PNG

Visit my Zazzle Shop and get inspired by lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and Light

Daily Kind Quote

Gratitude.JPG

Visit my Zazzle Shop and get inspired by lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and Light

Daily Kind Quote

Gratitude.PNG

Visit my Zazzle Shop and get inspired by lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and Light

Just A Thought…

Bildergebnis für new year peace quotes

I think every one of us is thinking about the change of the year. It has something melancholic and something hopeful and exciting at the same time. Read more ›

#RomanticTuesday

Bildergebnis für unconditional love photography

Unconditionality

 

Your share my smiles I throw at you

And dry the tears when I feel blue Read more ›

#RomanticTuesday

20180630_214612.jpg

Beautiful Reality

 

Sitting on my balcony

A coffee in my hands

Watching the sun setting behind the mountains

Blue sky turns orange Read more ›

Gratitude – The Power of Awareness

0_e1gErtebiQu7vhJZ.jpg

Imagine sitting on the top of a mountain and looking down into the valley. High up above, you see everything from a distance, the bigger picture. You see how streets are leading to each other, how small creeks are leading into a river, how the river flows into a lake. From up there, you understand how everything works together in order to make it all a complete and how necessary every little thing is. Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

Butterfly and Gratitude.JPG

With Robert’s permission!

Visit my Zazzle Shop and get inspired by lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and Light

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas…

The magic of christmas lies in our hearts

Happy Christmas to all of you!

This is the time of the year when we are feeling stronger and when we are more aware of the blessings and wonders around us. One of those wonders is the wonderful family I found here on WordPress. Never had I expected what I would find here when I started blogging. I started to gain followers and found friends. Read more ›

#Haiku – Love is all around…

kindness-quotes-Why-Kindness-Worth-more-than-Grandest-Intention.jpg

So much gratitude

For each lil act of kindness

I may see each day

Inspired by the kindness of our amazing community. Proud, happy, and thankful to be part of it!

Credits: boomsumo.com 

In Love and Light

A White Rose for Erika and Her Sisters

There are no words to describe how deeply Robert’s act of kindness and thoughtfulness touched me. I forward and dedicate Robert’s wonderful lines with the meaningful symbol of that beautiful rose on top to everyone… Love and Light to all 💖

Art by Rob Goldstein

A few months ago Erika Kind mentioned
a picture I’d posted of a White Rose.

I posted the photo in honor of an anti-fascist
group that called itself the White Rose in 1942.

Erika told me she liked the rose so I said
I’d make another.

When I think of Erika Kind I also think of the
women who
follow her and call her sis.

I read their blogs and their commentsto each
other and I see love, and light, and respect.

They are professionals and mothers; they are
women with talent and skill.

They work to enrich our lives with art and
wisdom.

So, to Erika Kind and her Sisters,

Thank you and Happy Holidays!

View original post

Gratitude – The Power Tool

quote-855.jpg

“What shall I be thankful for? My world is only illness, disappointment, and work. I am abused and money is always rare.” It doesn’t always sound bad when asking some people what they are thankful for. Sometimes it even appears many people are actually defending themselves against finding something in life they could be thankful for. It would destroy their negative picture of the world. And this is exactly the origin of their black perspective. Concentrating on the injustice in the world, the own frustration, fear, suffering, or addictions doesn’t let anything else appear. Although it is there it is not recognized. Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

YOUR Memory!.JPG

Daily Kind Quote

Surrounded by bliss.JPG

In my Zazzle Shop, you find lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

In Love and Light

Daily Kind Quote

gratitude

In Love and Light

In my Zazzle Shop, you find lots of daily items or gift ideas designed with my quotes!

It is so much fun to be a weird mom!

img_5006

This week, Keith reminded me of a post I wrote about 2 years ago. In that post, I shared a bit of my silliness and craziness, and it made me laugh again. I thought I could actually share it again with you here:

Isn’t it the happiest feeling to just be yourself? When you feel good and just smile all over your whole face without a reason? When you laugh out loud because you feel like it? When your zest for life makes you shining like the sun? When you crank the music in your car and the bass is vibrating in your stomach – open window, open rooftop? And perhaps you are even singing to the songs? Read more ›

Romantic Tuesday

8e3f92ca11357fb2603a04c4fc83a5fc.jpg

Morning Awareness

 

Waking up on silver clouds

My head still on your chest

Before I open up my eyes Read more ›

Thank You All!

maxresdefault.jpg

This is the day of the year again when we all reflect. We look back to where we were and where we are today, to the things we wanted to accomplish and perhaps didn’t but also to those achievements we did not expect to develop or happen one year ago. But however, this year was surely filled with so many aspects that make life life: ups and downs, insights, endings and beginnings, success and … less successful results. But whatever happened throughout the year, it all made us more complete. Our development progressed and we are further and wiser than ever before!  Read more ›

I want what I get … and I will get what I want!

happiness-facebook-cover-photo

It is really interesting where this post went. I started with an idea in mind but at one point went a different road. I did not change anything because I don’t want the mind to destroy what spirit created through a natural flow of inspiration. Read more ›

Romantic Tuesday

332956

Home

Breathing peacefully and calm
Your face relaxed
I can’t resist
My hand caresses your cheek
Tenderly
Carefully
Not to wake you up
But to give you the feeling
Even in your sleep
That you are cared for
That I am here
That you are loved
Deeply
Genuinely

Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

appreciate-what-you-have

In Love and Light

I’m Sorry, It Wasn’t About You!

I remembered an incident that happened quite some time back in my life. When it came to my mind I thought I may not be the only one who is endlessly thankful for someone who puts their ego aside and only helps us healing the wounds which still affect our lives at times.

ca198b4d60c99b394332f361b53696d1 (1)

Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

With Syl’s permission:

See the beauty of what is to be

In Love and Light

Feeling Alive!

Happy Sunday to all of you! I am having my first relaxed Sunday for ages. In addition to it we are having a gorgeous summer day today. I am enjoying myself in sitting on my patio and writing, writing, writing. Soon I will take a bath in the sun, having an ice cream, and simply enjoy life. I just want to share some photos of my garden I took in the early afternoon. not everything is in full bloom already but close to. I just cannot wait to show you some excerpts.  Read more ›

Happy Mother’s Day!!!

Hope you all my Mom’s are having a lovely day! The ones who don’t: Feel my embrace 💖

I am celebrating this day together with my mom and my sisters and later with my children. A wonderful day! I have it all!

Perhaps this song is quite melancholic but it reminds of treasuring the time I have and had with my children. Mother’s Day to me felt always more like celebrating my kids than me. Because they are the reason for Mother’s Day! Read more ›

Romantic Tuesday

Did I ever tell you…

How much you mean to me
What each word of you stirs within my heart
How your love impacts my day
That only thinking of you makes my heart explode
That when I find myself smiling I notice that I was dreaming of you
What it means to be gifted with your love
How I strong I can feel you even when we are miles apart
That I could cry at times because I am so thankful for feeling this gift of oneness
How you are empowering my whole being
How your presence in my life strengthens me continuously
That being in your arms gives me a never known feeling of protection
How my heart is bleeding when I am missing you
How thankful I am that you love me
How I treasure the way you show it to me every day
That your love has a healing effect on me
How much it means to me that you understand me and what I feel
That it burns down every doubt about myself
That loving you and being loved by you made me realize what love is about
That you are my living dream
That you are all I ever wanted
That merging with your energy gives me patience and faith
How I love dreaming with you
How thankful I am that you love me for who I am
That you love me even more, the more I am me
That you share your feelings with me
That you let me know what you feel for me
That I see  you and that I see more of you every day
That I treasure all that you are and all that you will become
That I love you unconditionally
That my greatest joy is seeing you happy
That I love you with all that I am

2silhouette-photography.jpg

Did I ever tell you this all?
Yes, I did
But whatever I told you 10 minutes ago
Has already deepened in its meaning

In Love and Light

So Excited!!!

When have you been excited the last time? Did something turn out the way you wished for? Did you meet lovely people? Did you succeed in something you worked for hard? Did things you were waiting and longing for finally come true? How did it feel? Weren’t you filled with adrenaline? Weren’t you filled with a feeling of immense power? There was happiness, gratitude, contentment in abundance, right? You saw that in the end things are well. You felt what happiness is about, what joy is about, perhaps even what life is about. But most of all you felt so very deep in the most positive way. And yes, that is what life is about.

Read more ›

Weekly Review

Today is not only Friday it is Good Friday and most of you might be off or in the beginning of spring break (YAY, Ritu)! With this review, I wish you all Happy  Easter. I hope you get some rest, can relax, or spend a wonderful time with friends and family! The Easter bunny already is in full stress: Read more ›

Weekly Review

Another week has passed which makes this another week closer to spring. All of us from the northern hemisphere are yearning for it. Yesterday I saw the first butterfly of the season fluttering by my window.  It was one like these:Admiral

Let’s flutter a bit back in time!
Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

We miss the normal things most

In Love and Light

Weekly Review

It was a lovely week together with you all again! You are inspiring me and introducing me to so many new things all the time. I love that our community is uniting all the parts of this world. It is great that you guys share so much of your own history but also about your daily life wherever you live. Some things which especially caught my attention this week.
Read more ›

Weekly Review

Hey, friends, here I am with a little trip back in time. What a week!!! It had it all! Excitement, thought-provoking moments, exhausting hours….with one word: Pure life! (Ok, that were two words.)
Read more ›

Song of the Day

There are people in our community who are touching our hearts on a daily base. I want to use this post today to thank and tell you all how beautiful you are the way you are. I got inspired by a poem of my blog sister Belinda: Your poem touched me. It is beautiful what you are giving to us because it is part of who you are. I hope you know how beautiful you are, Sis! Read more ›

Weekly Review

Hi, friends! First of all, I apologize again for not stopping by at your blogs since yesterday. I will make it an effort to catch up as much as possible now! But let’s get the review started!
Read more ›

Weekly Review

For once I am posting the review on a Saturday again. I had a lot of appointments going yesterday.  Anyway, here it comes. I hope you like it!
Read more ›

Weekly Review

TGIF! Wooh… the weekend is almost here. One more day to go. Let’s see what the week had in store for. Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

With Colin’s permission:

God's gift is our life

In Love and Light

Weekly Review

Hello on this Friday! Friends, I tell you that week was packed! Packed with amazing discoveries, surprises, insights, and information! So perhaps you go to the bathroom quickly because reading this might take you a bit to get through. Let’s get it on!

Best of

vampire-castle-wallpaper-high-quality-w1nlMy post with the most views this week my vampire poem Immortality 

 

11357509244_0e8af7a4ff_oMihran, our amazing and multitalented musician has a new blog page called Mihran Piano. Please check this site out. He is not only playing the piano like a God, he also is a composer, producer, conductor, and I am sure much more.

 

english-keyNow something really fantastic! Ritu, my loony Luna Blog Sister of But I Smile Anyway shared an information about Grammarly. Grammarly is an editorial program for grammar. It is for free and works perfectly on Word. Ritu uses is over Chrome and I could also download it with Firefox. When I am writing a post or only comment it is always checking back continuously and underlines the wrong parts with the correct suggestions. Really fantastic in general but also for peeps like me whose first language is not English. Please check it out, it is amazing. Here is the link for downloading Grammarly.

 

crayons-galore1Karen of You Are Pretty Fucking Special wrote a very insightful and inspiring post about the wonderful fact that we all bring so much uniqueness into this world. Please check out per post A Winter’s Storm.

 

3939497-115976967_19-v1Not really a Best Of but something that is beyond stupidity and, therefore, I do consider it as a Best Of.  Did you ever change the password of your laptop and forgot it when you wanted to log in the next time? Happened to me yesterday… annoyed30 nerve-wracking,  frustrating, desperate minutes until I finally remembered. If I had no access to the data, songs, writings on my laptop anymore…. no… I have to stop here…

 

Thank You

5741425-115976967_29-v1Lisa of Life Of An El Paso Woman invited me for an interview. The ones of you who already follow Lisa know that she is an expert in this matter. That’s why her questions are concretely asked but not limiting at all. Thank you again for inviting me to your Saturday Evening Interview. 

 

Aria  Robert Goldstein surprised me completely with dedicating a beautiful aria to me from the Marriage of Figaro. He started dedicating pieces of music to fellow bloggers. I am humbled by his gesture. Listen to Never would I have expected that. Thank you, Robert! You are a masterpiece yourself.

 

dsc_39041On Wednesday Hugh of Hugs Views And News informed me that I was under the winners!!! He had a guest interview with Beverley A. Young  in January and “she kindly offered a mini numerology reading to three lucky readers”, as Hugh says. When I realized that I was jumping and screaming!!! I barely win which multiplies my excitement. Thank you so very much!!!

 

michael-jacksonLisa of Rebirth of Lisa posted about after a movie of Joseph Finnie was released. I don’t know the movie and for sure I won’t watch it but it must be discriminating, offending, and humiliating regarding Michael Jackson. I have been a fan of his since I was 14. Lisa’s post spoke from my heart: Two Words For Joseph Finnie … Beat it! Thank you for your loyalty, Lisa!

 

Awards

Dear Kitty for the Brotherhood of the World Award

New Blogs I Follow

Mihran Piano

In My Cluttered Attic

Just a thought

590136_1383599017.9532_updOlga of Just Olga shared a link with me in one of her comments. It touched my soul! Thank you so very much, Olga! It is exactly what I try to spread with my books, this blog, my workshops, … (They even used same phrases which astonished me.) We are not our bodies, our profession, our possession. We are not even our thoughts. We are the being that gives this body the ability to live.  As it is said in the video: We are all the same, simply coming in different editions. I’ve never heard a better explanation. This video will give you goosebumps.

In Love and Light

Daily Kind Quote

Be grateful now

In Love and Light

24 Days of Grateful – Final

Thank you one more time for inviting me to the 24 Days of Grateful challenge Alexandra. I enjoyed it a lot  and I am very thankful I I participated.  I cannot believe day 24 has already come.

Read more ›

Merry Christmas!

My lovely blog family, thank you all for making this blogging experience an essential part of my life. Thank you for your loyalty, for visiting my blog, and for sharing a part of yourself with me in your comments. My blog grew immensely over this year only because of each one of you! I thank you from the bottom of my heart that you are giving me the feeling that what I do makes sense. Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in!

Lisa of Life Of An El Paso Women nominated me for The 12 Days of Christmas challenge too. Although I cannot participate in that one too I try to give it justice by including it in my Grateful posts!

Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful and Announcement

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in!

Lisa of Life Of An El Paso Women nominated me for The 12 Days of Christmas challenge too. Although I cannot participate in that one too I try to give it justice by including it in my Grateful posts!

Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in!

Lisa of Life Of An El Paso Women nominated me for The 12 Days of Christmas challenge too. Although I cannot participate in that one too I try to give it justice by including it in my Grateful posts!

Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in!

Lisa of Life Of An El Paso Women nominated me for The 12 Days of Christmas challenge too. Although I cannot participate in that one too I try to give it justice by including it in my Grateful posts!

Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in!

Lisa of Life Of An El Paso Women nominated me for The 12 Days of Christmas challenge too. Although I cannot participate in that one too I try to give it justice by including it in my Grateful posts!

Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in!

Lisa of Life Of An El Paso Women nominated me for The 12 Days of Christmas challenge too. Although I cannot participate in that one too I try to give it justice by including it in my Grateful posts!

Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in!

Lisa of Life Of An El Paso Women nominated me for The 12 Days of Christmas challenge too. Although I cannot participate in that one too I try to give it justice by including it in my Grateful posts!

Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in!

Lisa of Life Of An El Paso Women nominated me for The 12 Days of Christmas challenge too. Although I cannot participate in that one too I try to give it justice by including it in my Grateful posts!

Read more ›

Daily Kind Quotes

Make others happy and get happy

In Love and Light

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in!

Lisa of Life Of An El Paso Women nominated me for The 12 Days of Christmas challenge too. Although I cannot participate in that one too I try to give it justice by including it in my Grateful posts!

Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in!

Lisa of Life Of An El Paso Women nominated me for The 12 Days of Christmas challenge too. Although I cannot participate in that one too I try to give it justice by including it in my Grateful posts!

Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in!

Lisa of Life Of An El Paso Women nominated me for The 12 Days of Christmas challenge too. Although I cannot participate in that one too I try to give it justice by including it in my Grateful posts!

Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in!

Lisa of Life Of An El Paso Women nominated me for The 12 Days of Christmas challenge too. Although I cannot participate in that one too I try to give it justice by including it in my Grateful posts!

Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in!

Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

With Kristin’s permission:

You are sun

In Love and Light

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in! Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in! Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  Everybody feel free to join in! Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  I said I won’t participate in any challenges this month but this one of course I cannot resist. Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  I said I won’t participate in any challenges this month but this one of course I cannot resist. I won’t do long posts, just a word, a picture, a quote, a special mention, or sometimes a combination. Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  I said I won’t participate in any challenges this month but this one of course I cannot resist. I won’t do long posts, just a word, a picture, a quote, a special mention, or sometimes a combination. Read more ›

24 Days of Grateful

Alexandra of AlexandraWriteNow  is doing a wonderful challenge from Dec. 1 – 24 and she calls it 24 Days of Grateful and it is about posting one thing a day I am grateful for.  I said I won’t participate in any challenges this month but this one of course I cannot resist. I won’t do long posts, just a word, a picture, a quote, a special mention, or sometimes a combination. Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

Gratitude

In Love and Light

Weekly Review

Friday again! For many of our US friends it is only the 3rd of 5 days off because of Thanksgiving.  Also it is Black Friday – The day when everybody goes nuts and runs for Christmas presents because all the stores are having special offers. However you spend your Friday and wherever you are from: Happy Friday to you! Read more ›

Weekly Review

I love Fridays! But not because of the coming weekend but because of the occasion to recall wonderful moments of the past week and share them with you! Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

Worry is an imagination

In Love and Light

Weekly Review

It’s Friday! After a long break do to my absence I am back with another review. This a review of 3 weeks. I hope I don’t forget anything. As you know a lot happened in my life during the past 3 weeks and I couldn’t be any happier about it. But let’s get started!

Best of

The post with the most views is: A Two Weeks Review Of Gratitude And Blessings

6733305-115976967_28-v1

The best that happened during the past weeks for sure was my trip to and through the States in general. I already posted some times about it and I don’t want to bother it with a repetition of the whole story. If you did not see it yet, here is my review on that:  A Two Weeks Review Of Gratitude And Blessings

Marissa Bergen posted in her own special Marissa-way about the meeting of her, Carolina, Corinne and I. Please read her poem  To Find Ms. Kind. You need to know that after our meeting I drove down from above Hollywood to Newport Beach. The highways lead right through Los Angeles and it was Friday at 5 pm. The best was to take a nap right on the highway because it turns out as the world’s largest parking lot! Instead of 1 hour 15 minutes, it took me almost 3 hours to get home. Now see what Marissa made of it!!! She is amazing!

6687506-115976967_28-v1

Another highlight has been learning about the Blogger Bash in London on June 11 2016! Hey, folks! This is the chance to meet a whole lot of other bloggers you already know from WordPress or make new friends. I cannot wait to meet many of my English friends and hopefully a whole lot from other countries too! Here is the post with the first information: The BASH is BACK! The Second Annual #BloggersBash 2016 

Annual Bloggers Bash Is BACK

Joe of Joe Writes His Wrongs posted a wonderful video yesterday! He is released from prison for about two months and it is amazing how hard he is working on his future. He is highly motivated to go through all the challenges and I know that he makes it! No doubt about that. Please check out the video. It is not even 5 minutes!

Thank You

When Carolina, Marissa,  Corinne and I met Carolina gifted all of us with a uniquely created jewelery. She picked each component she used related to the person she made it for. This way each piece has its own meaning. Whenever I think of it, it moves me again deeply how much love she incorporated into each creation. Yesterday she posted about the three creations in Jewelry Designs Meanings and Friendship… turquoise-shell-necklace1a

Another big Thank you goes to Kruti for her effort to meeting me in Dallas and for her lovely gifts! Thank you for your amazing friendship, for your openness, trust, and the love you share with us. You are a gem, dear sister! I am happy and proud to have you in my life!IMG-20151028-WA0012

A huge Thank you goes to Linda and her family. Linda invited me to stay with her in Louisiana and already her excitement about our meeting and my visit touched me a lot. Her hospitality and that lovely welcome by her and each family member is a gift with no money to buy. You, your husband, your sisters, and of course your mother are some of the most loving and cordial people I have ever met in my whole life. That I may call you my friends or even family is an honor and joy I will never be able to express! Thank you!

image

Sandra of A Momma’s View invited to leave links either of your own blog or posts or of those from other people in order to share them with others. Please take the chance and head over to  Time to Mingle. Thank you, Sandra. This is  such a thoughtful way of supporting and connecting!

And of course: THANK YOU STARBUCKS!!! Not only that we had a wonderful time at your place, I enjoyed your creations for 2 weeks as much as possible! 91324-I-Love-Starbucks-GifAwards

Thank you for 3 awards:

The Respect Award and the Infinity Dream Award from Amaya of Life Of An El Paso Woman

Another Respect Award from Robert Goldstein

New Blogs I Follow

 Corinneonline This is the first time I follow a blogger after I met her in person. I did not know Corinne before but I am happy I was introduced to her. She is another amazing woman I am proud of to be connected to and to call my friend.

Sacha Black Sacha is the organizer and founder of the Blogger Bash! If you are interested in the gathering you better follow her to stay informed!

Just a thought

world-friends

Whatever invention and new technology was developed can be used in either way. Although often misused Social Media is a gift go me. The connections and friends from all over the world we make here on WordPress to me still is the vivid vision of how the world could look like: tolerance, respect, support, compassion, acceptance, open minds, sharing, love, peace…! There are millions of WP users. When we are connecting  in the real world we are spanning a net of awareness around the globe. We are role models in displaying and honoring everybody the way they are. We ignite the flame of awareness that together we can make this world a better place and prove that everybody in their unique appearance gives something special and important for the benefit of all, to make this world feel whole, and to make this a humanly place. Let’s prove that peace is not only a wish but an attitude, a state of mind. We are all brothers and sisters! We all want to be loved… so let’s love.
Happy Friday to all of you!
In Love and Light

A Two Weeks Review Of Gratitude And Blessings

I heard sceptic voices regarding meeting bloggers in person because of a possible disappointment. My own experience was nothing like that at all. I did not have any expectations about the wonderful people I was going to meet. They already captured my heart for months and I dare to say that we did know each other by heart. That is why it was not necessary that any ice needed to be broken. There simply was no ice. We all embraced each other with arms wide open! We laughed and joked about all the things we were posting about. It truly were meetings between old friends! I am already thinking about my next trip. I will make it an effort that at least once in my life I want to embrace the people I call my friends, brothers, and sisters! Read more ›

Gratitude – The Power of Awareness

Imagine sitting on the top of a mountain and looking down into the valley. High up above, you see everything from a distance, the bigger picture. You see how streets are leading to each other, how small creeks are leading into a river, how the river flows into a lake. From up there you understand how everything works together in order to make it all a complete and how necessary every little thing is. Read more ›

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

In Love and L ight

Weekly Review

It’s review Friday. It is also the Friday before my big trip over the pond. More about that is coming up tomorrow. But that also means that there won’t be reviews for the next two weeks. I hope you enjoy this one for now 😊 Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

Enjoy the present moment

In Love and Light

Daily Kind Quote

Happiness is not dependent on where I am

In Love and Light

Weekly Review

It’s Friday and what a Friday. This is a two weeks review Friday! So if you are not a fan of long posts this is the moment to close this page………… Read more ›

Be Thankful!

My wonderful and most thankful blog sis, Ritu of But I Smile Anyway nominated me to participate in one of the most beautiful challenges. I just scheduled a post for one of the Mondays I am not available and it is about Gratitude. Gratitude is the most powerful tool to get centered, detach from burdening circumstances, changes the attitude, and connects with the thins in life we love. In my book I’m Free I dedicated a whole chapter to the subject of Gratitude. That way I feel honored and I am happy that Ritu considered me to participate. Read more ›

Song of the Day

Hello and welcome weekend! What about a chilling tune from old times? Perhaps time to think a little back in life, to recall memorable moments you never want to miss but realize at the same moment that you wouldn’t change with what you have now. Read more ›

I am from Austria – and I am damn proud of it!

Not 13’000 but 25’000 refugees entered Austria on the weekend. A wave of helpfulness, solidarity, and humanity washed over the country. All organisations and institutions worked together hand in hand. Trains were provided to insure the further safe transportation. The people were supplied with all the things they needed. Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

When we do what we love

In Love and Light

Daily Kind Quote

Love is undefinable

In Love and Light

Daily Kind Quote

Substitud sorrow for gratitude

In Love and Light!

My Symbol Of Letting Go

Letting go is a topic in everybody’s life at times. Yesterday I was talking to a friend and I realized that during the past weeks more and more friends are posting about letting go or about their process of letting go. There are so many different reasons or stories behind. May it be about love, about plans we made, about disappointments, being hurt. But in the end we can mostly sum it up to two points: Read more ›

Introduction and Thank You!

A friend is the one who comes in
when the whole world has gone out.
~Grace Pulpit

Read more ›

She Let Go… She Embraced… She Is Back…

… stronger than ever before!

I apologize for my short noticed disappearance. There was some turmoil in my private life from one moment to another. The old story about letting go. I will tell you about my experience after A Big Thank You to all of you. I am so moved how much you all cared. I had never ever expected that. Although I closed the comment section on my last post on Monday many of my wonderful friends sensed something and simply commented in the loveliest ways on a different post. Colleen, Ritu, Zee, and Michelle even stayed in touch with me via email. One year ago almost nobody knew me and today people say I was missed and they make the effort to get in touch with me in order to show me that I am loved… that was overwhelming! I am profoundly touched by so much love, compassion, and care. I don’t know how to thank you. I love you all from the deepest bottom of my heart! And believe me, I missed you all badly! My community rocks!!! Read more ›

Daily Kind Quote

The quote of today is not a new one but it is perfectly fitting to my my process of letting go and therefore my post – coming soon.

YOUR Memory!

In Love and Light!

Love is the Cause, the Key, and the Result!

Last week I experienced, received, and felt so much love which makes me write about love again. I am most grateful for what we all experience here with each other. It is a constant giving and receiving. We all show an example that differences are not a reason to separate but to unite.

I don’t know how you feel about it. But often times I am so filled with love and gratitude that I don’t know where to put it. Sometimes I know where it comes from and sometimes I don’t. Read more ›

Introduction and Thank You!

Friday was my thank you day for some years. I used to list what I was thankful for during the past week and in general. From now on I’ll make my weekly introduction post also I thank you for kindred acts of my friends. Read more ›

Self-Love: The Art Of Accepting Compliments!

This post was inspired by a post of a friend I read last week. It was about the problem of accepting compliments. I had a lot of problems accepting compliments until I was 39. I was convinced I wasn’t worth nice words. Yes, everybody is worth nice words… but not me. Read more ›

Relief and Insight / Gratitude and Blessing

What a weekend! Yesterday I got my certificate of proficiency as Emmett-Practitioner and today we went on with the next module. It is exciting to learn more and therefore help more. But this is not why I post this. Read more ›

Freestyle Writing Challenge

free-writing1

My dear friend, Saadia from Reflection of a Rainbow nominated me for this very interesting challenge. Thank you so much Saadia for thinking of me. I was not sure how this would turn out but it was fun and really interesting to see how I handled that. I am completely surprised that I not only could complete the text  in a way it made sense but also the number of words astonished me I wrote within that short time. I mustn’t edit anything but when I checked back I  saw there are only a few typos. Yeah!!!
Read more ›

Song of the Day

Yesterday I did a little clean up of my folders. I found this link and remembered that many years ago a friend sent it to me. I listened to it and remembered how much I liked the song. To me it is an anthem to the love that’s always around us in order to shelter, comfort, and guide us. Read more ›

The World of Love!

Love is not from this world

In Love and Light!

Want what you get and you will get what you want!

Apply what you get into your life!

In Love and Light!

I Am…!

I recently posted a quote titled Who Am I? It said: Realizing who you are not means finding out who you are!

We mostly notice that at times we are feeling something in certain situations which is not for our benefit. That can be anger, jealousy, greed, frustration, resistance. And we don’t even know why we feel it. It is coming up like a reflex when a certain person calls or when we are confronted with repeating issues or happenings. Then these emotions show up and take over instantly and we feel helpless doing anything against it. But we know exactly that we don’t want it, that it is in our way, and that it would make our life so much easier without them. But how to get there? Read more ›

You get what you give!

Spread love

In Love and Light!

Angel of Love!

When Matthew said good-bye from WordPress for a while in January I wrote the poem below. I kept it in my folder for the right moment. I think this moment has definitely finally come. But since I have more information now than back then I dedicate it to two people: Read more ›

Healing Flame

When you did come from deep despair
recognizing your bright light,
things are changing all around
and banish every night. Read more ›

Gratitude!

There is no moment in my life even in the saddest or angriest when I am not grateful for the blessings I may have or experience. Friday has been my day for consciously sitting down and making a list of all the wonderful things I encountered the past week. I want to share some points which many of you caused to make this list grow!

I am grateful,

for the huge number of lovely comments on my posts and for the heartfelt replies to my comments.

for every single person who reads my posts.

for all the wonderful new followers of the past week.

for some special friends in my community who honor me every day  with their trust and openness.

for having the opportunity to give what I have to give and that I see it is taken.

for some very special persons I meanwhile can call my close friends – you guys know who I mean.

for Matthew showing up and the time and effort he took to reply and comment, which was a moment of bliss I cannot explain!

for the love that surrounds me whenever I enter the community.

for the inspiration I get through every one of you.

for standing in awe in front of such a huge potential of unique ways you all are sharing your thoughts and feelings.

for the unexpected love I found.

There are so many more things I am grateful for. Once I start, there is more and more coming up. Just know that I am truly grateful and happy just how things are and I to know that I will see some of you this year… Life is good!

In Love and Light!

The Colors of the Rainbow

When I see a rainbow
my heart is getting light.
It shows that heaven’s guidance
is permanently in sight. Read more ›

I will never be without me!

You will never be without you

In Love and Light!

Footprints in the Sand by Mary Stevenson

While emailing with Michelle Marie from http://tellmeaboutit.co/ we talked about the misunderstanding between so many people and God. That reminded me to a beautiful, touching and most comforting poem I would like to share with you. It still gives me goose bumps reading it: Read more ›

Song of the Day!

The first song I heard today was something I missed for so long but love to hear every day. It must have been 6 in the morning when I was close to get up and I heard this most beautiful song through my windows for the first time after months: The twittering of the birds. Read more ›

I’m Free – Awareness of Who You Are by Discovering Who You Are Not!

My dear friends!

Since I am blessed with so many new followers I would love to introduce my book I’m Free – Awareness of Who You Are by Discovering Who You Are Not!  to you. Read more ›

I believe…

Last week was truly a very emotional and confusing one for me. Life is wonderful. It always throws new circumstances and happenings in our life in order to not let us stand still and keep us in constant development. The weekend was very clearing and at the end of Sunday even the last issue was solved. My head is clear, my mind is calm, and my heart is wide. I welcome this week with joy and curiosity.

When I sat into my car this morning this was the first song I heard  and it has been the perfect confirmation. Read more ›

Real Love is a Condition not an Emotion!

When I start writing my weekly post I can’t do it as long as I am not in a state of love. This state of love enables me to dig deep inside myself and to expand into my inner cores. When I reach that place a feeling surrounds me that I am not able to describe but I try: It is a warmth and an all-embracing comfort that emerges, fills and surrounds my whole being. It is a feeling of happiness and commitment. When I am feeling it I am so full of love that I am almost bursting. Every time I am in this state it is like the excursion to another world – a world of lightness, of being carried with strong invisible arms, a world in which we all are not only accepted for what we are and how we play our roles in life but even cherished for it. Yes, this state in which I dive in when I am writing is what I identify as divine love. It doesn’t judge but perceive. It doesn’t mourn about what was once but thank for it. It doesn’t call for justice since there is interaction which teaches us and keeps us in motion and development. It is a state of pure consciousness and simple being.

I planned to write about something totally different. When I sat down, and closed the door to my room (which says to everyone: Please, do not disturb!) I first went to this place of love in order to feel into the story which I wanted to write about. But – as often – it turns out differently. I love to write because I love to be in that state. I love to meditate because I love to be in that state. I love to love because I love to be in that state.

If ever possible I walk through life looking through eyes of love. When you look through the eyes of love you perceive everything in a completely different way. You see a bee as divine creation which flies around all day long to just fulfill its purpose and we benefit from its purpose. This little bee serves us. A meadow of flowers in the spring makes our heart jump and every single flower and piece of grass does serve us for that feeling. Everything around us serves us. Like every person serves us. When you see everything through the eyes of love you get distanced from physical needs and problems. You see the behavior of others towards you as struggles they have to deal with. You will be able to see their problems, their sorrows, or their burdens, or you will simply perceive that they might have those problems. Looking through the eyes of love will make you compassionate in a supportive but not in a pitying way which never helps. Acting now from this place of perception will lift you in a state of higher awareness and people can feel that. They will change their behaviors over time or even leave since they can’t deal with your new and higher vibration. People will just connect with you because they feel this love and love is all we need in the end. When it comes to the basics we don’t need a good advice we only need love and everything else gets into a new order.

When we feel loved, we feel love. Out of that we gain power, motivation, visions, courage, strength. I am again at the point where I say: All we need is love!

I had a wonderful experience with a homeless person (actually there were two but I want to tell you from the first one). It was two years ago when I went to Pasadena for Wayne Dyers lecture. The lecture was scheduled in the evening but I was there already around 10 am. I strolled around, felt the warm Californian sun and just enjoyed the me-time. While looking at some shop-windows someone started talking to me. I turned around and saw a young-looking woman. She was dressed very simple. Her clothes looked old and used but tidy. She almost did not dare to look me in the eyes and felt guilty for talking to me. She said God bless you several times before she asked me for some money. When I saw her eyes I saw such a sadness lying in them and the embarrassment to be in this situation. She said, she was pregnant and is all by herself and that she doesn’t know how to help herself but asking for some money. I am always very careful when it comes to those situations most of all when I am by myself. But this was different. When I looked in the eyes of that woman something happened. The world around us seemed to dissolve. There was only she and I within a bubble. I felt save and looked into my purse. I only had a one-dollar-note and a twenty-dollar-note. After a second of course I pulled out the twenty-dollar-note. When I gave it to her, her eyes filled with tears. She couldn’t stop thanking me. I couldn’t help it and hugged her strongly and long. I wished her all the blessings in the world. This woman gifted me with the greatest gift ever. She served me in activating the most wonderful feeling: the feeling of love. She seemed like an angel to me sent from above to make me see. I gave her money and she showed me something within myself I had never felt before.

I felt so much love for this woman I never met before – or did I? She felt so very close. And when at night Wayne Dyer was talking about divine love I knew that what I felt was the pure connection from soul to soul – the purest, deepest and most primary connection possible. And yes, that way we met before…

In Love and Light!

Gratitude Friday!

What are you grateful for

What are you grateful for? Perhaps just add some points you are grateful for in your post today and have the happiest weekend!

In Love and Light!

In Giving We Receive!

Giving is the most fulfilling receiving

In Love and Light!

A Tour Through Blogland

My friend, Linda, from Nutsrock invited me to join A Tour Through Blogland. This a great idea to introduce some very inspiring bloggers to the community. I am very thankful for getting this opportunity to participate. Please check out Linda’s blog. She is an exceptionally gifted writer. Her stories are tellings from her and her families history: Stories, which make you laugh, cry and think; but most of all stories full of life. Read more ›

Take a break of 5 minutes and enjoy this…

Years ago I found one of the most beautiful slideshows. Since that time I watch it sporadically. I just had it in mind again and thought you might light this too. It is so beautiful, inspiring, comforting and empowering.

http://positivepause.com by Ralph S. Marston jr.

Enjoy your weekend!

In Love and Light!

Merry Christmas and Thank You!

Since I was welcomed so lovely and have found a wonderful place here on WordPress I wanted to post a video of me and wanted to say thank you in person. But for some reason I did not figure out how I can make a moving picture AND sound. It was driving me crazy and at some point I had to stop. But I will work on it!

For now I just send you all my most heartfelt embraces. I would have never believed to find friends on a social media platform. I would have never expected to become part of another kind of family.

My number one reason why I love my presence on WordPress:

Read more ›

Don’t fear, just love!

Do you know that? You want something so hard that your thoughts are only circling around that one thing. May it be a certain outcome of a project, or of a decision someone else makes, a job you want, showing up something you want in your life, winning the jackpot, … If something you have dreamed of for a long time is coming closer and closer but has not manifested yet, you could go crazy because you fear to lose it before you even had. There is still excitement about the fulfilling of that dream but the fear of a possible failure is growing more and more. Why? Read more ›

Love is patient, Love is kind…

All of you may know that I do have a deep faith which has nothing to do with any religion. Nevertheless, I love the Bible stories and their messages. Today I want to share a very famous excerpt, which is known in all parts of the world: The 1 Corinthians, chapter 13. It provides the core of what love is and how we recognize if we feel love, act out of love and live in a love that is life’s elixir and our origin. If we had no love… we had nothing. Love is all we really need. That’s why we do so much in order to receive love. We make sacrifices, fight, murder, die. Love is the basic need we all have in common. If we have love – if we really have, feel and give love  – there is no need to compensate it with anything in the world. As soon as we are one with the real true pure love that makes every miracle possible we have found the master-key to life. Read more ›

Christmas: The Holiday of Love!

Why do I love Christmas so much? I think it is the same reason why most of you (the ones of you who celebrate it of course) might love it. It is this special atmosphere that is lying in the air. This excitement of getting back to feelings and practices of our childhood. The commitment we have a thousand times more than in all the other months of the year, and this certain sensitivity and sensibility.

I know that not everyone feels like that. When you lost a loved one. When you had a tough year or when Christmas means stress because you feel pushed to fulfill expectations or when you are impelled to be with people (family) you tried to avoid throughout the year. Then the holidays might be sad, depressive, stress and frustrating even before they actually started.

Christmas is called the Holiday of Love. We all deserve to feel, experience and therefore give that love. It is the perfect day to get aware that love is all we have to give in the end. If we want to live in peace we have to develop a sense of love for our outside world. We have to develop a sense of love in order to fill ourselves with love. We have to develop a sense of love to find ways to celebrate this love with others and give away this most precious gift.

Whatever we experienced throughout the year. Make peace with it. Get aware that life means more than struggle and competition. Life is development and mutual support. And the greatest power for that comes out of love. We yearn for it , wish for it, search for it – like the one next to us, like the homeless, like the child that has to spend Christmas at the hospital, like that relative who might have bothered you in the past. Take all your anger, frustration and disappointment and decide consciously to celebrate the Holiday of Love. Transform all your anger and be willing to fill yourself with love in order to spend the most fulfilling Christmas ever. If you cannot forgive and just wait for the first “wrong” comment, you punish yourself.

Here are some tips how you can fill your heart with love and satisfaction:

Do something good. Buy a homeless a hot meal. Let someone go in front of you when you are standing in line. Put some cookies anonymously in front of a person’s door in order to show that someone cares.

Simplify the holidays, don’t stress yourself out in order to not be totally exhausted and angry.

Be grateful for the fact that there are people around you that care for you and thank for the chance to give something back at this special time of the year.

Consciously hug the ones you have been struggling with and get aware that they also have an important supportive place in your life. Wish them a Merry Christmas and mean it.

Don’t look out for tensions you expect like “every year” but decide to fill yourself with love, decide to let everybody be who he is, decide to have fun and enjoy like you never enjoyed it before, decide to spread good vibrations, and decide to make everybody feel welcome in your surrounding.

In Love and Light!

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!

Happy Thanksgiving

Over 1000!!!

My dear friends! I just want to say thank you from the bottom of my heart. Today I received the message that I have more than 1000 likes on my blog. Thank you for taking the time and reading my posts, commenting and liking them. I love the interaction and the many points of view. Such a variety of loveliness and open minds on this platform. You are an awesome audience!!!

I love you all!!!

In Aging we show our True Colors!

20141010_111207

Over here fall slowly turns to winter regarding the rare brown and dry leaves left on the trees. A few weeks ago I took that picture above in a theme park where we spent a day with two or our kids. It was a warm and sunny day. Although it was almost mid October we wore t-shirts most of the time. It was a beautiful day.

Our 15 year old wanted to go on a ride with the bungy ball. Since he knows me and that he bangs his head against a brick wall when it comes to this he convinced daddy one more time to go with him. While they were standing in line I looked around and enjoyed the beautiful autumn day. When I looked at the colorful trees I felt a deep connection to our own circle of life. It reminded me to the treasure of aging.

The colorful leaf of a tree in fall has so much similarity with getting older.  It was developing, growing, spreading to full size, soaking up air and sunlight, shaded other creatures when the sun was hot and gave shelter to them when it rained. It did its purpose. When it comes to fall it looks like a reward of a life long work for others.  All experiences,  all the beauty that has always been inside the leaf seems to surface and show up in a colorful new image.

Isn’t it like when we are getting older? We do, see, experience so much in our lifetime. Everything shapes us in a unique way. We gain wisdom and knowledge, insights and understand life in so many more ways than years before. What we did, what we thought, how we lived life is getting more and more visible in our body – in our face. An older person that lived life with all the heart has a shining, smiling face and radiates deep satisfaction. Every wrinkle tells endless stories. They also struggled at times and of course went through very hard times. In a later age it is becoming visible how the dealt with it. These people are treasure boxes. They lose more and more of their ego and realize what life really is about. We can learn so much of them only by watching them consciously, reading in their faces and gestures, and looking behind the curtain of any afflictions of old age and cohesive diseases.

Even babies are not all the same. They show their unique personality right after they are born. But year over year we have the opportunity to live and foster our individuality.

Sure, nobody wants to look old and wants to struggle with possible health problems. But honestly: I am 44 years and I don’t want to go back one day. I definitely don’t want to look like a twenty year old but today I do feel a lot more like twenty than when I acutally was that age. Every day down here is a gift that fills my experience box. I want to show that through my appearance. There were times my when I wasn’t happy with my appearance at all. I wasn’t happy with me at all! For almost 40 years I lived a lie. I lived a life in fulfilling expectations and was convinced that I had to go a certain way, reach certain goals and achieve certain steps whithin a certain time, because this is the way life has to be lived. I even was close to depression at times. I started living when I found out, that there is no way life has to be lived and that I am entitled to live my life to my sole discreation and to my conception. Today I make it an effort to put into action what I feel living inside of me without considering if others might agree. I am happy, a lot more relaxed and I feel an unlimited zest for life.

Don’t be one of many. Live life from the center of you heart and you will immediatly see what your life is about! Just listen to yourself 50 % more than to others will give you the answers you need. Your life is individual and can never be compared to any person you know. You are full of colors like a leaf in autumn. Even if it is not visible at the outside yet, the potential lies within you. Become a shining treasure box when you are aging and be a visible proof for others of how fulfilling life can be when only lived.

In Love and Light!

I’m Free – German and English edition

My dear friends!

I know that some of you already read (or are about to read) my book I’m Free – Awareness of Who You Are by Discovering Who You Are Not! I also got some very lovely feedbacks. Thanks to all of you. Now I would ask you a favour. I would love you to write me a little review on any online platform you prefer and/or rate the book. I would appreciate it a lot. It would be of great support for the book and very helpful for other readers to make the decision to buy it.

For those who read the German edition, you could leave a comment on Amazon.

ImFree_Cover Vorderseite

For those of you who read the English version you could for example go to Amazon as well.

But also on Goodreads your words are very welcome!

9781452593708_COVER.indd

And of course, if you did not notice I’m Free by today, you should definitely take a look. One of my readers recently said, it had become his bible. If you like it, then perhaps you know people who need a little lift, or people who destroy themselves but are not able to step out of their self-destructive circle. They also don’t want to talk about it or close themselves to the good advises of others. Often it is easier for them to take a look into a book with the topic of their problem. Then they don’t feel forced or feel they had to make a commitment.

Christmas is coming. So perhaps that’s an idea as well!

Have a wonderful day!

In Love and Light!

Another big step on the ladder of realized dreams!

IMG_4719

My dear friends. I am still in Pasadena and can’t wait to share this wonderful weekend with you after the completion of my book signing.

IMG_4646

On Friday we were in the audience with 3000 people to hear Wayne W. Dyer’s lecture. The starting point of the big change in my life definitely has had to do with Wayne Dyer.  In 2009 I found his book at the Los Angeles Airport, while waiting for our delayed plane. I did not know Wayne Dyer at all, but the book attracted me. In 1000 years I would have never ever thought that one day I was signing my books about transformation of life at the same event Wayne Dyer is giving a lecture.

Yesterday we also had a fantastic day joining workshops of great authors like Brian Weiss, John Holland, and Caroline Myss. I cannot even count the amount of goose bumps and insights I was given. And today on Sunday I finally had the chance to see the amazing Gregg Braden.

IMG_4738

But nothing ever on this weekend can catch up with the book signing today. I was provided with 75 books to sign and give away for free. Although I did not doubt, that I would be busy signing books both of my 30 minutes, I worried a little if the time would be enough. Then all of a sudden the doors opened from the previous lecture given by Doreen Virtue and people swarmed all over the place lining up in highspeed in front of my booth. I was totally surprised. So many said, that they already took a look into my book and hurried to the opened book signing in order to not miss their chance to meet me and get a signed copy. I was overwhelmed, couldn’t stop smiling and laughing and had such great moments with every encounter. Believe it or not, but after 30 minutes there were only 3 books left. And before I went into the break those books were gone too. Even all the books on the publisher’s table which were for sale where gone at the end of the day. When I was out of free copies people went downstaires bought my book and came back in order to have it signed by me. Here are some impressions:

IMG_4655Here you see me with my lovely booth neighbour Kay Christy.

IMG_4693

IMG_4710

IMG_4702

IMG_4715

IMG_4717Doreen Virtue

Also I was so happy to meet one of my WordPress friends Kevin from http://kevinhotter.com He and his family came to visit me at the booth. He told me that he plans to come by, but after this exciting signing experience I forgot about it and was so happily surprised when they showed up! Since it was the end of my signing period my husband and I had some time for a wonderful talk. Thanks Kevin and Ellen for visiting me with your cute little daughter. I appreciate it a lot!IMG_4725

What a day!!! A dream has come true in many ways. When we were sitting in the warm Californian sun during the break between the two signing periods I said to my husband that I don’t get what is just about to happen. When I saw  Wayne Dyer 5 years ago at a lecture  I wished that one day I would be able to do what he does: Spreading encouragement, motivation, and love in order to inspire others to fill their lives with all the beauty and joy they are in core. Today I got so much closer to the picture I have carried inside for 5 years. I have published 4 books and my whole life changed in highspeed! I love my life and I am grateful to no end for all the pain, all the fears, all the doubts and all the tears and frustrations of the past. They made me see the difference in life and they made me jump out of my self made prison. I would have never experienced a feeling of liberation and conscious self development without them.

Life is good! If it’s not good, we need to make it good. If we can’t make it good, we are using excuses! If we know what we want or at least what we don’t want anymore we can make a shift. Yes, it needs courage because we don’t know what a new road has in store for us. But to face the unknown is the only way in order to invent our lives new and it is the only way to evolve.

In Love and Light!

Make it like a Dandelion!

dandelion-wishes-home-page

Imagine a dandelion. I guess every child that lives in an area where this flower grows has blown away the little umbrellas it develops after its blooming period. It is amazing to see these fluffy seeds drifting away with the wind and gently landing somewhere in order to become a new dandelion. Although gardeners are not happy having them in their gardens dandelions show in a very clear picture how to spread a part of themselves in order to secure the survival of their kind.

What is our purpose in life? A question I asked myself to no end, until I found out that I don’t have to search for it. The answer lies within me. I am here to manifest myself in the outside world – first with my body, than with my actions and further with what I leave for others. The way I walk through life leaves something wherever I put my foot on. Isn’t it the greatest wish of all of us, to leave something in this world in order to make ourselves an important or unforgettable part? Isn’t it the greatest fulfillment to complement the world with something only the individual hast to give?

Therefore it is so important not to be someone others want you to be. Because if you try to give something that is not part of yourself, you will get frustrated, disappointed by yourself and feel failing because you don’t meet the expectations of what you think is asked from you. You could never get it done, since you can only give away what you have. But there is not only something, there is so much you have to give – so much only you have to give. Think of musicians. Music is something that accompanies us all the time; in our happy days, at sad times, when we celebrate something. When we hear a certain song we remember episodes or chapters in our lives. Music and the people who deliver this music do a great job for us. And although there are so many musicians in the world, every single one of them has a certain style or way of making music.

It doesn’t matter what you brought into this world, whether it is the wish to heal, to build houses, to invent things, to raise kids, to save the environment, create furniture, fly an airplane, or whatever. It contains a part of you, which makes it unique and incomparable although others might also fly a plane, raise kids, heal, or build houses. Whatever you give as something you brought into this world has your unique touch and leaves your footprint in this world. If you don’t do it, it will be missing.

Show us what you carry inside. Share your abilities and passion with us. Be a role model for others and unfold your being. You not only will experience the greatest fulfillment but you will also succeed. Because you only carry inside what you are meant to give away. You intended to make yourself visible, that’s your purpose. Do it your way! In doing it your way you set something very important free: Enthusiasm, joy, passion, love. You will experience deep satisfaction and happiness combined with a peaceful mind. Because in giving your gift you let it flow on a stream of who you are. And who you are is pure love including happiness, enthusiasm, joy, passion.

Make it like a dandelion and spread your seeds. Take a deep breath and blow your spirit into the world. We live forever. And in leaving a part of our creative and loving power we can even become kind of immortal in this world of change.

In Love and Light!