On authenticity and embracing your own wounded-ness

MASADA, ISRAEL, November 22, 2017 — I know when I am not being my true self, skin break-outs appear on my skin like a messenger of gloom. “Ohmigosh, I am not aligned with the Universe again,” were my quick thoughts! “Not being true to myself” were instances where I found myself trying to cater to the needs of others before […]

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On There Can Be No Right or Wrong Religion.

Our shared journey through life is one big church of our love for each other, love of our family, our home, our community, art, music, food, travel, environment, writing, creating, written and spoken words, ideas, hope, giving and receiving; of random acts of kindness by strangers; of all things that bring amazement and gratefulness to our hearts. Our loved ones […]

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Our own broken-ness as a work of art

Wiel and I have seen several ruins during our travels: castles, churches, buildings, communities, lives (including our own, once upon some distant time), and even relationships (ahem, need we say more?) Whether brought by acts of Nature or deIiberately by men, most ruins become works of art, historical references; inspirations to rise again and rebuild new futures. Always remember that […]

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1/Many Free Things To Do in Amsterdam: WATCH ROWING TEAMS PRACTICE @ KNRB

Watch rowing teams practice @ the Royal Dutch Rowing Federation (Dutch: Koninklijke Nederlandse Roeibond, aka KNRB) @ Bosbaan, Amstelveen, just by the exit of the Amsterdamse Bos (Amsterdam Forest) Ampitheater. It is the oldest artificial rowing course in the world(!) Dutchie & I would walk the whole 2.2 kilometer stretch, in addition to maybe 4-5 kilometers from the forest’s main […]

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