Blog posts about ’power’

All for One

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on monday 15 october 2018


Nadab Lookout by pen ash

With a glum look on his face, the young Aboriginal hunter, Manimanuk, looked out over the plains from the rocky outcrop where he was standing. Angry words had been spoken earlier that morning in the camp of his people. To Manimanuk it seemed as if there were two camps. One, led by one of the elders, was determined to move on to better hunting grounds before the dry season came. The other camp felt it was better to wait until one of the mothers fully recovered after breaking her leg while foraging for yams.


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And the wind whispered - Episode 25

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on friday 6 july 2018


Outback Australia by Jenny Rollo


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Episode 25

The next day at work found Dave Frankston feeling elated. Everything was going as planned and now Conno had phoned him yesterday evening with the news that he was coming to the reunion, he could start making arrangements. First on his list was contacting Debbie’s biological mother. Suddenly, elation made way for a surge of anxiety. How would her mother react? ‘Well, mate, there’s no turning back now,’ he said to himself as he poured himself a cup of nice strong tea and walked over to his desk.


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Everyone goes to Heaven

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on saturday 7 april 2018


Key West Seascape II by Winterdove


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Part 3 in the Helena Series

“Wasn’t that wonderful?” Helena asked, referring to the flash of light across the sky they had just witnessed.

“Yes,” Marlon answered with a nod, “and I reckon the light in the bayou will be so too. Shall we carry on walking?”

“Yeah, let’s.”

The two eleven-year-olds turned to the dirt track and headed towards the bayou.


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And the wind whispered - Episode 19

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on saturday 24 march 2018


Glowing Embers I by Pixx


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Episode 19

Remembering this part of the story hit Giuseppe hard. Once again, he recognized the allegory that the story formed with his own real-life love story. As tears streamed down his face, he swallowed to clear the lump in his throat and continued to recollect Bee’s story.


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Luna and the white she-wolf

Written by Wim Beunderman, posted on wednesday 7 march 2018


Wolf by John Mason


A story on International Women’s Day 2018 about the power of the feminine


As long as Luna could remember, her mother had been consumed by grief. She knew what caused this, even though her mother never talked about it. Two years ago, when Luna was barely three years old, her father had returned from the civil war. Vividly, she remembered the men of her village in the mountains bringing him home safely. She also remembered her mother screeching when she saw how the regime’s cruelty had traumatized her husband.


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