Tina – de Tina Turner Musical – on personal freedom in the Netherlands

By Barbara Bullock, M.F.A., spiritual writer Freedom in the Netherlands When it was announced that Tina the Tina Turner musical would also be shown in the Netherlands, I was thrilled. The Netherlands as a country have had deep personal meanings ever since I was little. Some of them have to do with Anna Mae Bullock/Tina…

Be like a tree – don’t judge!

The recent weeks and months have certainly not gone by anyone without having some impact on our lives. The ongoing pandemic has changed many if not all of our lives forever. I wake up every day with a renewed gratitude of a new morning as I open my eyes. No longer do I take awakening…

Raw emotions and healing on Broadway – The Tina Turner musical New York – a personal review

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical on Broadway A personal review by Barbara Bullock, M.F.A., spiritual writer Raw emotions and healing on Broadway From obstacles to opportunities After having seen Tina – The Tina Turner Musical in London and Hamburg, Germany, there was no doubt in my mind that this show had to make it…

September is suicide prevention month – depression lasts all year and what you can do to help

The news When I got the news, I almost screamed. Frantically searching for the truth, I kept looking for the “forget it, just a hoax” sign. But there was none. Instead, more and more messages of broken hearts and symbols of sadness started pouring all over. The phone constantly ringing, crying, frantic voices on the…

Tina – Das Tina Turner Musical A personal review

I cried again – this time in German. Barbara Bullock  It was May 26th. Some of you may know why the 26th is significant. When it was announced that the Tina Turner musical would open in Germany, there was no doubt in my mind that I would just have to go see it there. Tina/Anna Mae had…

The miracle of Anna Mae on November 26

Little Anna Mae Little Anna Mae and I would have gotten along so well as children. The little girl from Tennessee, the cute tomboy escaped to nature when times were lonely, the same I did when I was so. I know she was beautiful inside and out, braids, dress and all, running over the meadows…

You are already approved

          I am sure you can relate to this. Throughout our lives, we fill out numerous forms. Most of you have likely submitted countless applications, resumes/CVs, cover letters, and references in hopes of being among the few lucky ones making it through the first round of screening hoping not to be…

Mother Nature really does know best

  Mother Nature really does know best. As the warm autumn sun caresses my spirit with golden rays, I become nostalgic. Slowly but surely I start to realize that there are only three months left this year. I reminisce the time gone by, the goals I set myself at the beginning of the year, the…

Christmas in Küsnacht – A magical place for Christmas

Dear friends,  As I wander the streets passing houses seamed with magnificent Christmas lights, the scent of mulled wine and roasted chestnuts in air, snow capped mountains in the distance, and the last rays of sun sparkling on the lake, I know I am home. The people here greet others with a smile and help…

I am so grateful that you exist

Dear friends,  This is for you, Anna Mae. As I arose this morning, I folded my hands in prayer. The long awaited day has finally arrived. No, it’s not Christmas; no it’s not my birthday; nor is it my graduation or other milestone of this kind. A day long awaited with anticipation for one sole reason….