Category Archives: Inspiration

Be proud of your heritage

This week during my child’s sport training, a little girl about 9 years old slowly walked up to me. I’ve seen her at training for the past 6 months, but she’s never spoken to me and I’ve never spoken to … Continue reading

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I’m me.

A dear friend reminded me today of how good it is to stay true to yourself and to rejoice in what makes you you. That’s not saying that there’s never room for improvement. Everyone has room for improvement. Everyone. Really. … Continue reading

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On being happy

This evening, I witnessed a friend’s daughter memorizing a poem for her German class. As I sat there and watched her close her eyes, then peek one eye at the text and stumble across the sentences, I had a flashback … Continue reading

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Game, set, match!

Sometimes, the Germans have a fantastic way of saying things. For example, only in German speaking countries can one suffer from Kreislauf problems. The word ‘Kreislauf’ could be mistaken to mean circulation, but that definition doesn’t do it justice. If … Continue reading

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Hail the Month of May!

Growing up in the midwest of the US, the month of May meant longer, warmer days. Yes, there was the occasional late straw-throwing, shingle-shaking, tornado, but nobody’s perfect. Oh and there was the one year when it actually snowed in … Continue reading

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