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#15 Brother, bathrooms and bonding

#15 Brother, bathrooms and bonding

#15 Brother, bathrooms and bonding “Stop playing around!” I reproached my brother Kilian on the phone. He had just told me that he was planning to visit me in Central America for Christmas. Because he’s not the biggest travel enthusiast, I thought he was messing with...
#8 Meeting the Mentor

#8 Meeting the Mentor

#8 Meeting the Mentor Have you heard of The Hero’s Journey? It is a narrative model that underlies the storyline of many myths. It was developed by a scholar named Joseph Campbell. Campbell read many religious and mythological stories and recurrent patterns...
#4 Handheld Hop of Faith

#4 Handheld Hop of Faith

#4 Handheld Hop of Faith “SARAH! WE’RE IN THE WRONG TRAIN!” Through the train window, my mother and I saw my brother and father waving erratically, signaling us to come out. My mother and I quickly bounded out of the train we were in! Three minutes...
#3 The Cost of Freedom

#3 The Cost of Freedom

#3 The Cost of Freedom Even before I physically left Germany, my world was split into two periods: BEFORE THE CHOICE and AFTER THE CHOICE. My life had felt boring and stagnant to me before. But once I made my decision there was movement, things I had to do to make my...