Für meine Familie/ To my family

Wenn ich mich verliere, dann findet ihr mich wieder. Ihr gebt mir Halt ohne mich festzuhalten. Ihr nehmt mich wie ich bin und es gibt nichts zu beweisen, ich muss gar nichts und deshalb will ich alles tun. Ihr bringt mich immer wieder dazu, alle Mauern einzureißen, die ich um mich gebaut habe. Ihr lasst…

My travel plans

  It is time to share with you my plans for 2017 🙂 The plan is, to just get lost. Last week I quit my job here in Munich and in a few weeks I will have given away most of my possessions and moved out of my apartment. I am going to close this…

The story of the banana girl

There she is again, the banana girl, dancing in the rain without listening to any music, as if she could hear a song in the wind that breezes past her ear, jumping and looking up the dark grey sky as raindrops crash against her cold, red cheeks, as if she were a child on her…

Does God matter?

One of the questions that probably every human being is thinking about at some point in their life is, does God exist? It is one of the most interesting and probably also most difficult questions one can ask. The question I want to ask today is: Does it even matter? Does the existence of God…

Why NOW is all that we have

Realize deeply that the present moment is all that you will ever have. Eckhart Tolle NOW is all that we have. Everything else is just an illusion. Something that we create in our minds, thinking that it is ours, that we can own it, if we just give it enough attention. But we can’t own…

Life is responding to you – what comes after graduation

It’s been almost four years since I first moved to Munich and started studying Sinology. I had never planned studying chinese and I was definitely not one of those “Asia addicts”. I wasn’t even really interested in China. I was just interested in learning another language and somehow ended up with Chinese. And I sticked…

My Book Project

yep, it got quiet here in the last weeks… but that is not because I got lazy or because I don’t feel like blogging anymore, it is because I have been working on something that was consuming a lot of time. I am still working on it and it will for sure take me some…

The best we ever could be

you stumbled into my world and without hesitation you made clear that if I ever stumbled, what I do pretty often, you would be there to catch me and if it turned out that you couldn’t then you would stumble with me and we would enjoy the view from down there when we are together…

Books you must read #5

5. Noah Gordon – The Physician This book traces the life of 11th century Englishman, Robert Cole, whose mother dies from an, at this time immedicable disease. After the death of his mother Rob starts to live and work with a barber-surgeon and as he travels throughout England with his master, he gets more and…