As per today, the COVID-19 pandemic has already affected 213 countries, more than 5.3 million people, and taken more than 340.000 lives.Continue reading “BE A GIFT FOR HUMANITY”
As per today, the COVID-19 pandemic has already affected 210 countries, more than 2.5 million people, and taken more than 171.000 lives.Continue reading “LIVING IN WHOLENESS”
Some countries witnessed a surge in divorce and domestic violence cases linked to COVID-19.Continue reading “HOME – A LITTLE HEAVEN ON EARTH”
Last week was tough.
I got a heart breaking email, a young lady who is a wife and a mother, passed away from complications caused by DIPG.
I read on the Facebook DIPG community how many are dying so young, going so soon.Continue reading “CHANCE AND COURAGE”
On Sunday I attended a church in Karlsruhe Durlach for the first time. On Tuesday I received a phone call from them. The lady on the phone asked me how I feel about their service and if I’m interested to come again. Then, she asked me if I am a believer, when and why. I had a flashback…Continue reading “FANTASTICALLY TRUE STORIES”
I wrote this on the passenger seat while driving to Frankfurt airport. My aunt is going home to Jakarta after spent a wonderful week here in Germany.Continue reading “THE ESSENCE OF LIFE”
A conversation over breakfast with my parents.
Mom: In all your pictures with Tobias, your face is always radiating gladness and peace. I never see this in other couples.
When it comes to coriander or cilantro, there’s no denying it, this herb splits people into two camps – love or hate.Continue reading “MY LIGHT BULB MOMENT”
It’s a quiet Sunday afternoon, as usual in Karlsruhe, Germany. Me and Tobias took a short walk.
Me: Do you feel blessed or cursed?
Surprised with my question, Tobias shifted a faintly amused gaze to me.
One evening last week on the sofa:
Me: Tobi, are you aware of my limited time?
Tobias: Yes… and I’m scared. I want to spend the rest of my life with you.
Tobias: I am aware of the circumstances of dipg. There’s no magic pill to cure it. Your treatments now are to prolong your survival time with the highest possible quality of life.