Blast from the Past: A Bee’s Breath

August 2019 I am still laughing about my typos… March 2015 Over at Coleen’s blog “Silverthreading” there is a great meme called “Writer’s Quote Wednesday”. Please head over to learn more about it as well as finding other great quoting posts. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It’s a hard days night and I haven’t planned to post anything. But as some women are addicted to shoes I am addicted … Continue reading Blast from the Past: A Bee’s Breath

Blast from the Past: The Bee Talks With… Sarah E. Olson

This was first posted in April 2015: Today I feel honored to host Sarah E. Olson who kindly agreed to answer my questions. Sarah has written a book called “Becoming One” where she describes her healing journey from abuse victim who has dissociated to becoming one and supporting others via her blog “Third Of A Lifetime”. I will post a review of “Becoming One” tomorrow … Continue reading Blast from the Past: The Bee Talks With… Sarah E. Olson

Bee’s Poem of the Day: There are Days

There are days that are hard to live. There are days that have a trail of sadness behind them. There are days which repeat themselves year after year. Today is such a day. 36 years ago my mother passed away and the pain sometimes is still raw. At TherapyBits I wrote that time does not heal everything but you learn to live with it. And … Continue reading Bee’s Poem of the Day: There are Days

I believe that preventing radicalisation is far more efficient than de-radicalisation, meaning stopping someone joining is a lot easier than trying to pull someone out once they’ve joined. —Maajid Nawaz

Of Young Women, Radicalisation and the Western World

And we still haven’t learned anything.

We know now what happened to those three young women who left the UK in Spring 2015 to join the so-called Islamic State in Syria. I am still not sure what to think about them. Especially as the young woman who tries to come back to the UK didn’t seem to have any regrets in the beginning. But we do not know how much she was brainwashed…. read more Continue reading Of Young Women, Radicalisation and the Western World

Illustration of three trees with differently coloured canopy to the left. In the middle black writing says: Blast from the past: A Prompt A Day for Bee 2015

Blast from the Past: #288 of #365 A Prompt A Day For Bee ~ Hope That Will Never Die ~ a #poem

This was first posted in March 2015 My poems last week were a little dark. There is so much going on in my life as well as in the world around me and it needed expressing. The fear, the worry, the not-understanding needed to be expressed. But as sure as spring comes after winter and life goes on no matter what and how hope needs … Continue reading Blast from the Past: #288 of #365 A Prompt A Day For Bee ~ Hope That Will Never Die ~ a #poem

Illustration of three trees with differently coloured canopy to the left. In the middle black writing says: Blast from the past: A Prompt A Day for Bee 2015

Blast from the Past: #287 of #365 A Prompt A Day For Bee ~ And Life Still Goes On ~ a #poem

July 2019 We celebrate 30 years of the wall coming down in November but we are so occupied with Brexit, the orange man in the White House and climate crisis that we have no time to remember the hope this event produced. Such a shame the “Ewig Gestrigen” how they are called in German, are on the rise again. “Die Ewig Gestrigen” means “Those who … Continue reading Blast from the Past: #287 of #365 A Prompt A Day For Bee ~ And Life Still Goes On ~ a #poem

Illustration of three trees with differently coloured canopy to the left. In the middle black writing says: Blast from the past: A Prompt A Day for Bee 2015

Blast from the Past: #286 of #365 A Prompt A Day For Bee ~ Not A Question Of Life And Death! ~ a #poem

July 2019 I am still working on this topic but it’s on another level now. Not quite sure where but I am moving on… March 2015 For a while, my poems will be very personal. I am in another stage of healing from old wounds and poetry has always helped me to figure things out. Now I know many think that personal poems can’t be … Continue reading Blast from the Past: #286 of #365 A Prompt A Day For Bee ~ Not A Question Of Life And Death! ~ a #poem

Quote by Rebel Thriver: When writing the sory of your life, don' let anyone else hold the pen.

Of Thrivers & Survivors *attention might trigger”

Hello my dear friends, how are you doing? I hope all is well in your neck of the woods and if not feel embraced and blessed.

This morning I had the chance to watch the first episode of “Citizen Rose” in which Rose McGowan tells her story. I am rather torn. I expected to be motivated to act and be in my truth but to be honest I do not find her particularly empowering. I agree with many of her statements and she expresses so many feelings that I feel but I somehow cannot fully connect with her and her story. I can’t figure out why. Not that this would make a difference. …. Continue reading Of Thrivers & Survivors *attention might trigger”