Category Archives: Communication

bonté

“Always be a little kinder than necessary.”  – J.M. Barrie “I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.”  -Kahlil Gibran “Kindness is the language … Continue reading

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Tempest Tamer

“Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.” – Mark Twain * Tempest Tamer Twain said it – I believe it Experience as a therapist Proves it over and over Again   And again … Continue reading

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Putting pen or keyboard to page…

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”   – Ernest Hemingway   “If you do not breath through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then … Continue reading

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…To the left

“This is the biggest cemetery for Jews, Poles, Roma and Sinti. It must tell us that we have to come back here again and again. We must keep the memory of the worst crime in human history alive for those … Continue reading

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precipice – let the memoirs commence

“All the fear has left me. I’m not frightened anymore. It’s my heart that pounds beneath my chest, it’s my mouth that pushes out this breath and if I shed a tear I won’t cage it. I won’t fear love … Continue reading

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bredouille

“ Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.”   –  Carl Jung     “For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for … Continue reading

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mon voisin aime me taquiner / my neighbour likes to tease me

“For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn.”   –  Jane Austen   “Listen, you only tease the ones you love.”   –  John Boehner   “I have an intense dislike … Continue reading

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Love – can break your heart

  “When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.”   –  Kahil Gibran “Love is composed  of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.”   … Continue reading

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Sachant j’appartiens (Knowing I belong)

“Home is not where you live but where they understand you.” –  Christian Morgenstern “You need a village, if only for the pleasure of leaving it. A village means that you are not alone, knowing that in the people, the … Continue reading

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Re-post: Finding voice

This is a re-post of the first one to appear on this blog 11 December, 2011. My apologies to those who have already seen it. “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means … Continue reading

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