Vama Veche is on the border between Romania and Bulgaria. This is a place where the young at heart go and celebrate life in song around camp fires. I set up a tent on the beach, which turned out to be full of nudists. Freedom can be understood in many ways, but this sight made me understand a bit of what it means to me.
This bouche of roses was living the peaceful life in the garden of Voronet Monastery in Moldova, Romania. The paintings of saints on the walls and the quiet, prayful atmosphere there lifted up my heart.
This drawing was made with animal blood a while back, by aboriginal people of Ubirr, Northern Territory, Australia. Aboriginals often drew animals they liked to hunt or that carried a religious significance. As it is stated here, the Barramundi fish represents love in the face of adversity.
Sometimes it is easy to get lost in worries and doubts. Little do we know that hope, however frail, is waiting quietly to pull us out of our darkness. Hope is never lost!
One rainy day, in Bradford-on-Avon, England, I needed some time with my thoughts. The trees, birds and wind were whispering words of courage. I realized that even they have secrets.