Renewal

I’m not the same person I was a year ago. Nor is my garden the same place it was a year ago. Some plants have died out, others have taken their place. The frogs in my pond come and go, everything gets caught up in the restless cycle of regeneration…

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The thing about writing…

I have to confess, I love writing. When I finally sit down and let the words, that have been gathering in my head, flow onto the paper, time stands still for me and I could go on for hours. When I manage to write from the heart, I’m always rewarded…

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Inspiration

There are moments that I have no idea what to write about. Usually, a theme for my blog suggests itself through a talk with someone or something that happens. But sometimes, I simply lack inspiration. Life presents us with all kinds of inspiring moments – moments that we suddenly understand…

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Pen dialogues

I keep a journal. I’ve done so ever since I started traveling. Instead of writing letters to my mother, I recorded everything in a journal and showed it to her afterwards. Later, I used a journal during difficult periods, to ‘get things off my chest’. And after a while, I…

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