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I'm a student of theology, curious, truthful, trustful and possibly a bit weird...
That is best expressed in one of my favourite poems, it's German, but I translated it below.
Liebes Leben, fang mich ein,
halt mich auf der Erde,
kann doch, was ich bin, nur sein,
wenn ich es auch werde.
Gib mir Tränen, gib mir Mut,
und von allem mehr,
mach mich böse, mach mich gut,
nur nie ungefähr.
Liebes Leben, abgemacht,
darfst mir nicht verfliegen,
hab noch soviel Mitternacht
sprachlos vor mir liegen.
Dearest life, get hold of me,
keep me to the ground.
What I am I can just be
by becoming - unbound.
Make me brave or make me sad,
give me bliss or plague,
make me good or make me bad,
only never vague.
Dearest life, do not fly by,
that is our bet,
can't you see, the midnight sky
- speechless - lies ahead.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
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Oh, a whole bundle of them, some of them great, most of them good, all of them worth experiencing.
Without any specific order:
Music, History, Life, Death, Filming, Sarcasm, Cabaret, Freedom, Faith, Irony, Sewing, Understatement, Honesty, Hope, Beauty, Dancing, Whisky, Black Humor, Psychology, Puppetry, Change, Vintage Fashion, Knitting, Rain, Rainbows, Singing, Laughing, Jumping, Food, Vodka, Languages, Cooking, God, Wind, Spassing around, Love, Politics, Fun, Arts, Tea, Culture(s), Literature, Beer, Philosophy, Good Discussions, Cinema, Theology, People, Whiskey, Walks, Writing, Theatre, Crocheting, Series...
Music, Movies, and Books
Harold and Maude
All Lars von Trier's stuff
Before Sunrise & Before Sunset
Some like it hot, actually everything by Billy Wilder and Ernst Lubitsch
Old Hollywood movies and everything Marlene is in
Maurice (the book as well) and a bunch of other great queer films, i.e. Get Real, Latter Days...
As it is in heaven
Wings of desire
A row of recent German movies, such as 'Der freie Wille', 'Head on', 'Unveiled'
Ah, and of course every theologians favourite movie: 'Life of Brian' ^^
The Dresden Dolls and Amanda Fucking Palmer
Element of Crime
The Velvet Underground
Tegan and Sarah
Wir sind Helden
Singer/Songwriter (also those old German ones like Konstantin Wecker...)
Balkan and Klezmer
Elektro and Elektro-Swing for dancing
I love Swing and Jazz aswell, Nina Simone and amazing Ella Fitzgerald!
'Brave new world' is stunning and kind of scary.
Furthermore poetry, such like Mascha Kaleko, Gottfried Benn and Rilke.
'Mister God, this is Anna' is a beautiful one!
Obviously theology stuff: Karl Barth, Luther, Bonhoeffer, Nadia Bolz Weber is kind of my role model. And the bible!
One of my my favourite plays is "The good Person of Sichuan" by Brecht. I also adore Shakespeare's comedies, Georg Büchner, Ibsen and especially Anton Czechow.
And I love musicals, stuff like Cabaret, Rent (love!), My fair Lady, Chicago and Jesus Christ Superstar, it's a dream factory ;)
More than that: Have you seen Sherlock??? Just do!
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is love and be loved in return.
Teach, Learn, Share
Well, I guess the things I know best are cooking (I'm great at beating egg whites, I've been told^^) and singing, doing hair as well, so I can teach that within my limited possibilities. Also some guitar maybe, handcrafts, languages and philosophy/history/theology stuff, I'll try my best.
And I'd also love to learn about these exact things and anything more, especially those things I've never heard of.^^
What I Can Share with Hosts
Countries I’ve Visited
Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Lebanon