• Allgemein,  Life

    Rosenrausch

    Be like a rose: blossom and let your petals dance with the wind and earth! There is no place in the world now I would rather be. Last year I missed the blooming due to post-heart surgery recovery. Grateful for every breath, I experience the life of my roses in our organic vineyards with special awareness and gratitude. Unsere Wein und Rosen sind verliebt in einander: Sie blühen zur gleichen Zeit – nämlich jetzt – und tauschen sich Geheimnisse aus, die man später im Wein schmecken kann. Wie bei der Poesie, können wir es nicht verstehen, sondern nur mit dem Herzen spüren. Die Rose erinnert uns an die Vollkommenheit, die…

  • Life

    Longing no more – the time is now

    Trust it and take the first step into a springtime we have all been waiting for. We have grown in our resilience, we are bursting out of the shell after the last six weeks. An unprecedented time, in which the whole world has been at home. Now the month of May is just around the corner with its ecstatic abundance and celebration of life force full of blossoms and perfume. The garden calls me to take off my shoes, walk on the earth and remember why I am here. The apple blossom petals are already falling from the trees, floating around me like manifold blessings. Do not be sad, they…

  • Allgemein,  Life

    After the Storm

    Die Eiszeit in Mir | my Ice Age is melting The winds of approaching spring and their fury against winter are raging now in Weinviertel and most of Austria. Change often needs to be turbulent to get the job done. Tonight is new moon and there is a lot of energy whirling out there, even without Fasching, carneval time. Yesterday, between storms, I wandered through the forest in a remote area of Waldviertel. Knocked-down trees and broken branches on the ground, like brave soldiers on a battlefield, reminded me that everything is passing. The innate darkness there had given way to something lighter and clearer. The Soul of Place, or…