For My Young Friends Who Are Afraid

For My Young Friends Who Are Afraid

For My Young Friends Who Are Afraid There is a country to cross you willfind in the corner of your eye, inthe quick slip of your foot–air fardown, a snap that might have caught.And maybe for you, for me, a high, passingvoice that finds its way by beingafraid....
Love the One You are with…

Love the One You are with…

Love the One You are with… Outside the realm of the fairy tales, committed-relationships come with difficulties and challenges. That is at least what I have learned from my personal and professional experience.Cinderella and Prince Charming seem so sweet together, yet...
Self Portrait

Self Portrait

Self Portrait It doesn’t interest me if there is one GodOr many gods.I want to know if you belong — or feel abandoned;If you know despairOr can see it in others.I want to knowIf you are prepared to live in the worldWith its harsh need to change you;If you...
Safe Place and Bomb Shelter

Safe Place and Bomb Shelter

Safe Place and Bomb Shelter Where do you feel safe? Some people feel safe by the sea watching the waves and smelling the salt and the foam. Feeling the soft sand under their bare feet might add comfort and calmness for some. Others feel safe in the dimmer light of a...
When you are unhappy, I am unhappy…

When you are unhappy, I am unhappy…

WHEN YOU ARE UNHAPPY, I AM UNHAPPY… When you are unhappy, I am unhappy… Does this phrase sound familiar? Unfortunately, many couples relate to each other from this assumption. They might or even consider it a mutual commitment, namely, to mirror each other’s bad...