Author Archives: Michaela

About Michaela

I am a wanderer and a wonderer, like you are. I love our journey and to walk in the company of friends – to learn, experience, share, laugh, cry and above all I simply love this marvelous, magical, mysterious life. I have no plan (cannot believe I am saying this) and my only intention is to be truthful to myself and others.

Following currents

It was a hot and lazy summer. For days and weeks the temperature held well over 30 Celsius and, on some days, even peaked as high as 38 degrees. Nobody felt like moving, eating or even thinking too much. We just … Continue reading


Athena the Weaver

Pallas Athena, the commanding figure in front of the Austrian parliament on Vienna’s Ringstraße, has always made quite an impression on me. I remember her well from my early years of childhood, when my grandmother took me to the park opposite … Continue reading

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There is a curious mural on a building facing the back of our garden. It shows two giant hands,  as if  they were reaching down from heaven,  cupping a pretty, green globe, like a delicate plant or sapling.  The image is … Continue reading


Every story is ours

As everything changes overnight, I praise the breaking of promises. Whatever love wants, it gets, not next year, now ! I swear by the one who never says tomorrow, as the circle of the moon refuses to sell installments of … Continue reading

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Of Sacrifice and Snowdrops

Where I live right now there is a small river that flows into the Danube, just a few miles from here. I often walk along it’s riverbanks, enjoying the sight and sound of the stream, as well as the many … Continue reading

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A thrilling journey

This is Mozart’s last symphony, composed in the summer of 1788. This is so much more than a piece of classical music…this is a piece of eternity

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Silent Night, Holy Night

Happy Christmas, everyOne

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Appeal to eternity

For me, Mozart is about pure, heavenly joy…but also about profound depth and tragedy.There is a great secret surrounding the last 3 symphonies – # 39,40 and 41 and some believe they have been written for posterity.

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A wondrous comet appeared…

In 1552, a curious and lavishly illustrated manuscript titled Augsburg Book of Miraculous Signs appeared in the  City of Augsburg, then a part of the Holy Roman Empire, located in present-day Germany. It exorcised, in remarkable detail and wildly imaginative artwork, Medieval … Continue reading

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The Oratorio of Joy

The avid visitor to the living room may have noticed the previous Christmas themes and posts. For me this is a time of stillness and magic, precious with nature preparing for winter and wonders of the sacred being felt closer … Continue reading

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