*** It’s not about luck It’s not a goal to attain It might seems difficult but is it really Maybe it’s just a habit A parcel of soil to tend Day by day Where you choose to plant thankfulness Because it’s a lovely seed And then you tend to it, through summer and winter in order to see it grow and bear fruits And while you’re there, so very busy, you might notice that an unattended regret has withered and […]
*** Several years ago, my Argentinian friend offered me a book, without saying anything but with a special light in her eyes. Twenty years have passed and « Women who run with the wolves » by Clarissa Pinkola Estés is still on my night table. Tonight, while opening it casually, it offered me this timely sentence: « I know many writers who keep a sentence posted over their desk, and a woman who has written it on a piece of paper that she keeps folded in […]
*** In three days, it will be 6 months. Half a year. My first birthday and Gabriele’s have gone by without your phone call. And the first summer without seeing you, without you telling me how you enjoyed the images I sent you. Winter will be here soon and it will bring your birthday with it, the first where I won’t get the chance to ask myself what would make you happy. And the first Christmas without going present […]
*** Even more so, after the recent sad news, let us celebrate this amazing, fleeting gift that is life. It’s a drop in the ocean yes, but there’s nothing more one can do than to try and lead by example in one’s life.
*** This light that I would recognize everywhere This unique atmosphere and these two persons who call me mama. Much has happened ever since But it’s enough to remind me of the boundless grace I am blessed with
*** There are moments when words become heavy stones sinking to the bottom instead of reaching the surface, which remains perfectly still. Looking down, you can see them laying down there. Let it be silence then. Giving time to time. Stitch by stitch, tracing back the original thread. For what it may mean, that’s where I’m at now.