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Alan Cumming

I’m such an admirer of this man. I just finished reading his new book, “Not My Father’s Son”, which is a memoir, and an incredibly open and courageous one at that; I’m so glad he wrote it. There are a few … Continue reading

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The Sun Rises in the East – Right?

It’s 5:16am, the world is quiet. Excellent. I like it best like this… (and for a change, I’m not still awake but woke up after 9 hours of good sleep…) My mind is doing a lot of work already, and … Continue reading

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Coming Home?

For quite a while now, and for the first time since I left Germany, I have been feeling homesick. And I have this voice in me that says, “I want to go home. Please, can I go home now?”  It’s a … Continue reading

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New Year, New Way?

In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. John 16:33  I’m still thinking about my last post, “What’s Wonderful?”, or at least pondering the state of my mind and heart in writing that. … Continue reading

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Mind Games

My main occupation (unfortunately the one I’m not paid for…) is the “figuring life out”-part of the day. Who am I? Where do I come from? Where am I going? Who is God? I think that covers the main questions… Over … Continue reading

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Truth. Beware.

Trigger warning: child abuse It’s not news to me that there is a co-dependent dynamic in my family – I had guessed as much, with only a very general idea of what co-dependency means. And now that I am sure, … Continue reading

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What About Me?

If I want my life to be different – and I do – then I need to change the way I make decisions. That’s according to my most recent brainwave. The decisions we’re talking about here are those that concern … Continue reading

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On Being Unconventional I

The word “unconventional” has crept up too often in the more recent conversations about me and my vocation discernment to be ignored any longer. It seems that to some, namely – and mainly (but not only) – the church and … Continue reading

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Poppies and Wheatfields

What is a poppy in a wheat field to you? I went to a reflection day in my Community yesterday, which was build around the image of bread and its basic ingredients. Some lengthy talk, some silence, and some group … Continue reading

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