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Land: from my source to my home

It’s from above all lands that I am getting these thoughts: my mother and I are flying to Morocco. It has been 24 years since my mother get back to her birth land with her mother. She was 34 years old and it’s my age today and my first visit. We had this dream to ever go there together: mother and daughter on a discovery trip in mother’s birth land. After 10 days we will head to Tunisia. My grand-mother, on my father’s side, is born and raised in Tunis until she married my grand-father when she was 21. After 10 days I will continue by myself to Israel. I am visiting the lands I am coming from on my search of a land where to feel home.
For my part, I am born in south of France and when I was 19 years old I decided to go up north, to the Netherlands. In the past 15 years I lived also in Martinique and in France and I visited a lot of lands. But I am still looking for the land where I will finally feel home. But as they said, your home is where your heart is. Where is mine?
Finally I might be from all lands. I am from this world. Also, I am coming from nowhere, a place of Light and Love, and my heart is everywhere. I am just looking for someone to share this feeling with in order to feel home on a land.

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Mwierenga's picture

Home

I was happy to read about your trip with your mother to the land where she was born! I feel like our parents pass their land onto us and it's so grounding for us to visit it, if we do not grow-up there. With your heart being everywhere, I am sure you will find many homes on your journeys! Thank you for sharing!
Marlies

JaniceW's picture

Your journey

Your story reminds me of a poem by Cavafy, called Ithaca. Your journey will take you to many places and in itself, it will begin to reveal what is home for you. But enjoy the stops along the way as each will provide you with those pieces of the puzzle that one day will form the picture of the place that you will call home. Thank you for sharing your story and I hope that you will share with us your discoveries about yourself and your "home" with each stop. Best wishes,
Janice

When you set out for Ithaka
ask that your way be long,
full of adventure, full of instruction. ...

Ask that your way be long.
At many a Summer dawn to enter
with what gratitude, what joy -
ports seen for the first time...

abc2change's picture

Thank you

Thank you Marlies, thank you Janice,

Your comments mean a lot to me! Just by sharing my stories I get so many back! Everyday I discover more and more what Sharing mean.
I am writing a book to share my life story and this travel should be the last part of it. It's encouraging me to read your comments.
Janice, hank you for sharing this Poeme, it's exactly expressing what I feel about my trip.

Thank you,
Audrey

abc2change's picture

sharing

Thank you Marlies, thank you Janice,

Your comments mean a lot to me! Just by sharing my stories I get so many back! Everyday I discover more and more what Sharing mean.
I am writing a book to share my life story and this travel should be the last part of it. It's encouraging me to read your comments.
Janice, thank you for sharing this Poeme, it's exactly expressing what I feel about my trip.

Thank you,
Audrey

Fatima Waziri's picture

Oh wow! you just captured the

Oh wow! you just captured the essence of mother earth in your story; no matter where we are or where we are from, our ethnicity,background, creed or race , the earth belongs to all of us. Thank you for sharing.

Peace!
Fatima

abc2change's picture

Thank you!

Thank you very much for your comment :)
I didn't expect my story would touch people like it does and I am evry happy about that! I love to share, you're ery welcome!
With love,
Audrey

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