Lucky pig

New dreams, new hopes, new experiences and new joys -> 2015 -> 365 more days in paradise and only one request of you: DREAM BIGGER – let’s do this :o) Wishing you a very Happy New Year!

I asked the Zebra, are you black with white stripes? Or white with black stripes? And the zebra asked me: Are you good with bad habits? Or are you bad with good habits? Are you noisy with quiet times? Or are you quiet with noisy times? Are you happy with some sad days? Or are you sad with some happy days? Are you neat with some sloppy ways? Or are you sloppy with some neat ways? And on and on and on and on and on and on he went. I’ll never ask a zebra about stripes...again (Shel Silverstein) There is no more fun loving, yet tempermental animal on the plain than the zebra :o)!

African souls: XVI

I asked the Zebra, are you black with white stripes? Or white with black stripes? And the zebra asked me: Are you good with bad habits? Or are you bad with good habits? Are you noisy with quiet times? Or are you quiet with noisy times? Are you happy with some sad days? Or are you sad with some happy…

Evolution is so creative. That's how we got giraffes (Kurt Vonnegut)! Facts: Giraffes are some of Africa's most iconic, magnificent, popular and engaging species and yet, surprisingly, we don't know enough about them. In recent times giraffes have been significantly threatened primarily by poachers and natural habitat loss. All life forms including these gentle herbivores play an important role in keeping local ecosystems functional. Destruction of these would ultimately have significant ecological impact. More infos: http://www.giraffeconservation.org/

African souls: XIV

The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. And so in you the child your mother lives on and through your family continues to live. So at this time look after yourself and your family as you would your mother…

African souls: XIII

Every morning in Africa, an antelope wakes up. It knows it must outrun the fastest lion, or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest antelope, or it will starve. It doesn’t matter whether you’re the lion or an antelope – when the sun comes up, you’d…

World Elephant Day – August 12th, 2014 I have spent hours and hours watching elephants, and come to understand what emotional creatures they are…it’s not just a species facing extinction, it’s massive individual suffering. (Dr. Jane Goodall) Every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its precious ivory! In the time that you are just reading this post and taking a short break from your day another elephant is brutally killed again for its ivory. Please visit http://worldelephantday.org/ Every day is actually Elephant day and they need us now more than ever!

African souls: X

World Elephant Day – August 12th, 2014 I have spent hours and hours watching elephants, and come to understand what emotional creatures they are…it’s not just a species facing extinction, it’s massive individual suffering (Dr. Jane Goodall).

I can watch elephants for hours at a time. There is mystery behind that gray masked visage - power and force, delicate and mighty, awesome and enchanted; for me the commander of silence.

African souls: IV

I can watch elephants for hours at a time. There is mystery behind that gray masked visage – power and force, delicate and mighty, awesome and enchanted; for me the commander of silence.

Japanese National Monument

Everything in your life, right now, is awesome. Everything is in its right place, under grace, and whether or not this makes perfect sense yet, one day it will.