To understand each other (Part 4)

How do we achieve understanding? Paul Tournier writes in his book*: „One who feels understood feels loved, and one who feels loved feels sure of being understood. (…) Deep sharing is overwhelming, and very rare. A thousand fears keep us in check. First of all there is the fear of breaking down, of crying. ThereContinue reading “To understand each other (Part 4)”

One life to live

Last week I finished reading an e-book about people at the end of their lives: what they wanted to say before they die and what was important for them – also some things what they maybe never expressed to other people before. Honestly – it was one of the most depressing book I have everContinue reading “One life to live”

Forgiveness

  Who doesn’t want to have great relationships? A few days ago I read something that I believe is very true. It is the key to great relationships.   “Forgiveness involves extending love and mercy to someone who has wronged you or hurt you. It clears the way to reconciliation and restoration of a relationship. When weContinue reading “Forgiveness”

How did my dreams come true (Part 3)

  After my practical year at the bible school (post part 1) and after studying to be teacher (post part 2) I finally started to work as a teacher. I moved from South Germany – the so called “three country corner” – Germany (South Black Forest), Switzerland and France to the west of Germany –Continue reading “How did my dreams come true (Part 3)”

How did my dreams come true? (Part 1)

I had many dreams in my life and I never stopped having dreams. Here are some of my dreams I had: I wanted to become a teacher, a fulltime youth worker, a stewardess and a life coach. Which dream came true in my life? All – so far! When I look back I think: howContinue reading “How did my dreams come true? (Part 1)”

My personality

In one of my last posts I wrote that I like the topic: personality. It’s so interesting for me. And since about 20 years I am reading about this topic and I constantly discover something more about me and also others. When you know yourself better it is easier to “understand” why you act sometimesContinue reading “My personality”

God answers prayer

Today I had such a wonderful experience that I am overwhelmed. I experienced it so many times, that God answered my prayers. Not always right away, but he answered it. But today he answered it right away on the SAME day! There was a big problem in the morning and I thought: How am IContinue reading “God answers prayer”

Blessed new year 2013!

Tomorrow is the last day of the year 2012 (or today – depending when you read this post or depending where you live =) I can’t believe that this year is almost over again – it went by so fast. It was a blessed year with lots of joy but also sadness. When we wentContinue reading “Blessed new year 2013!”