Pleading for a less “I” and a more “us”

Like many of us, I have gone through a lot in life and therefore I know how important it is to feel loved, appreciated and that people are there for us. I have had two depressions and I had a stroke. I could have died but I didn’t. I left the church I loved dearly,…

Verontwaardiging

De passiviteit van de mens stoort mij, het laten gaan, het niet proberen om van deze Wereld een beter plaats van te maken. Het presteren op het werk heeft de fundamentele normen en waarden van het gezin overgenomen, het tijdelijke plezier is wat telt. Waarom zegt niemand of doen zo weinig mensen iets als we…

My wishes for 2018

I would like to wish everybody a wonderful 2018 with lots of health, love, happiness and work. Appreciate more, open doors, build bridges, judge less, love more, share your time and talents with others, listen. Respect differences and others. Sallow your pride when possible and burn bridges when needed. But first of all, LOVE YOURSELF and…

Dankwoord

Ja ik klaag over sirenes, ja ik hou van stilte maar vandaag wil ik aan al de hulpdiensten bedanken omdat ze er voor ons zijn wanneer we ze nodig hebben. Ik wil bedanken aan de sympathieke politie agenten die hun werk met passie en toewijding doen, aan de dokters, verplegers, apothekers, vrijwilligers en administratief personeel…

Tradições e boa educação precisam-se

Quando eu era pequeno as pessoas visitavam-se ou telefonavam para dar os “parabéns” nos aniversários. Será que hoje em dia isso caiu em desuso e o que conta são mensagens no Facebook ou no Whatsapp? Todos se queixam da desumanização nos contactos pessoais mas ninguém quer dar ou está na disposição de dar a volta…

Last day at work

Today is my last day at work at Amma Insurances in Brussels. It was a short-term mission and I enjoyed a lot the time I spent there. The job was very interesting, I learned a lot and the colleagues and managers were the best I ever had. Leaving Amma is like leaving a home where…