Happy 1st Birthday my Love

Boys first birthday smash cake....... | Baby birthday cakes, 1st birthday  cakes, One year birthday cake

Today in the morning we celebrated his 1st BAB (Birthday after bypass), the first of hopefully many more to come.

Last year right about the same time I am writing this, I was hiding in the chapel of the hospital, which amused a lot of people for months. No, the sky did not fall down on me, neither was I hit by lightning. It simply was the quietest place I could find, far away from nurses and doctors I was able to listen to music during a long time of waiting.

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Just a Drop

Drops of Kindness Painting by Nicolene Botha | Saatchi Art

“For attractive lips, speak words of kindness.
For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people.
For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry.
For beautiful hair, let a child run his fingers through it once a day.
For poise, walk with the knowledge you’ll never walk alone.

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What Would Jesus Not Do?

The Political & Religious: How Two Controversial Subjects Have Shaped My  Past and Orients My Future | by Isaiah Crowl | Medium

I have been raised with Catholics believes, by a woman who had to hide in the Italian Alps during WWII because she happened to be half Jewish. She didn’t bother telling me about it, until there was not much time left to talk about it. She took me in and she made it happen that I could spent 12 school years in a elite boarding school in the South of Germany, five hours away from our farm in the Alps -even though we were rather poor.

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Tears for a Stranger and still being normal?

Affirmation for the day: I am my most loving, abundant, and resilient self  when I practice compassion even in the face of unthi… | Compassion,  Artwork, Inner beauty

“Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything. And you cannot turn away. Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the Universe or be crushed by it. You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors.”
― Andrew Boyd,  The Agony of Being Connected to Everything in the Universe

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