Oh Mother Moon

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on wednesday 14 may 2014

A peek at my book of short stories

Photo: ‘Falmouth Cornwall 2’ by Alice Symonds on Sxc.hu

...Then, as night fell, Glewyas (Cornish: ‘the bright one’) walked across the beach to the other cove, where his nets still lay as he had left them, and headed for home. There he would decide for himself between taking leave of his family and his life on the land, and taking off with his beloved morvoren (Cornish: mermaid).

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What if I were a girl?

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on friday 25 april 2014

Photo by Howard Schatz

How is the gender we come into this world with determined? The answer is simple. When the sperm cell is carrying an X chromosome a girl will be born, and in the case of a Y chromosome it will be a boy. This is a scientific fact, yet I like digging deeper for answers. I am convinced my spirit decided before it reincarnated that it wanted to be born male and to go through life as a man. In that way my spirit can have optimal experiences to learn its lessons. Naturally, I can’t remember this decision and the lessons, as these are safely kept in my unconscious mind.

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Are you brave enough to express your feelings

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on friday 11 april 2014

Photo: ‘Tango a la Argentina’ by Mexikids on Sxc.hu

"I’m not really that into language," I once said in a writer’s café. Those present looked at me in astonishment: A writer who isn’t involved in language, that’s unthinkable, isn’t it? However, that is the case with me.

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The wind and I

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on tuesday 25 march 2014

Photo: ‘Cliff’ by Ali Taylor on Sxc.hu

The wind and I
We go back a long way

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As you think so shall you become

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on monday 17 march 2014

Photo of myself at three years of age in Chile

Surely you’re familiar with those discussions on men and women. Those conversations in which the behaviour and characteristics of men and women are stereotyped. I don’t know what they mean to you but in my case, my hairs stand on end. Because those taking the lead in such conversations, will unknowingly define how others should behave as men or women, whatever the case may be. And before you know it people actually believe this and it becomes one of their restrictive beliefs.

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