Heading south

Sitting on the dock of the bay, watching the time passing by like a cargo ship heading south, there he was – as always – wishing for something to change. – It’s heading south, he mumbled. – I can only imagine what kind of load it carries. So many different people, so many different stories in the […]

What we’ve got

If we’ve got a home, if we’ve got shoes. If we’ve got love, if we’ve got schooling. If we’ve got souls, if we’ve got friendship – we’ve got it all! What we have is life. Nina Simone’s anthem to happiness is a beautiful lesson on how to appreciate our true blessings. When we pick ourselves […]

Life on a boat

Someone told me a smooth sea doesn’t make a skillful sailor. Well, I do not like sailing! The mere thought of it just gives me the shivers. I guess my seasickness comes from the difficult struggle of navigating in a life of challenges. We all should learn how to sail, really. To face the waves […]

Brutally honest

Where do we set the boundaries between honesty and politeness? How far can we go when speaking the truth? There should be no need to state the obvious. Honesty is the best path to find ourselves, even if our wish is to get lost. “No, I won’t go out with you. I don’t feel like […]