Two Good Reasons

Two Good Reasons

My first life ended on November 24, 2006.  I had spent the morning at school, where I had been doing my legal clerkship as a teacher for half  a year and was looking forward to the evening. The graduation ceremony of my old girls’ school  was on the agenda....
A Call to Adventure

A Call to Adventure

Without knowing it, my quest for purpose started one sunny afternoon in the back garden of a  small house in Aix-en-Provence in southern France. It was spring, and I was 20 years old. I had  finished military service and then spent an exciting and fun winter skiing in...
Evolution of Me

Evolution of Me

Chapter 1. Love.  My brother was swimming when I was 5, and my father was taking me to the swimming pool, too.  From time to time he was taking me to the small kids’ pool, and I was showing to him how well I  could swim. I noticed how adults swam, waving their hands...
Life Changing Situations

Life Changing Situations

There is a flower that means a lot to me. The sunflower. Read its name. Sunflower. A flower to the  sun. “Tournesol” is the French name for sunflower and it literally means “turning to the sun”. In  reality, sunflowers are always turning their heads to where the sun...