Pictures can speak louder than words.

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I liked to draw pictures when I was a child. I wasn’t any good at it, but that didn’t stop me from doing so. My drawings were always full of life and colors;¬†they told beautiful stories of dogs, cats, cows and roosters. I drew¬†pictures of our farm with green fields, beautiful trees and gigantic flowers. No matter what I drew, there was always a smiling sun in the corner. Continue reading

One special night – Truce on Christmas Evening 1914

My Grandmother told me the same story every Christmas evening and I always asked the same question, “Why didn’t they just stop fighting forever?”

“Because it wasn’t up to them, they were just normal soldiers and they had to do what their emperors wanted them to do.”

“But they made peace for Christmas,” she said and then she told me the story. Continue reading