I loved that picture so much that I taped it to the side of a wardrobe in my parents’ guest room. That was four years ago.
Facing the bed, this picture is the first thing I see when the gentle song of a robin wakes me up each morning and the last thing before I close my eyes at night.
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” Neale Donald Walsch
I chose this line as personal mantra and reminder for this year. Little did I know that the ink of my pen would have barely time to dry before a series of unexpected happenings would test my stamina and perseverance. Over and over again, I only had to look outside into my backyard where my old friend, a river birch has taught me free survival lessons for 18 years.
About the author
Anja Kerstin Kuentzel,
Advanced Grief Recovery Method specialist, nature lover, photographer, and bilingual wordsmith combines her passions to offer a different perspective on life that might inspire, raise awareness or even heal.