This brief post is an amazingly beautiful, touching tribute from my virtual Fairy Godmother Marie Abanga. Marie’s compelling tale of her journey & her vibrant photos (not to mention the other parts) brought tears to my eyes.
I couldn’t ask for a better way to start today.
Marie, you beautiful lady, thank you from the bottom of my heart and soul for this post. I just wrote the group’s agenda and during my welcome, I’m mentioning that you’re lighting a candle in faraway Brussels at the very moment we begin to help set us up for success!
I’m so deeply moved. I rarely re-blog as you know, but I felt compelled to share the love and positivity that you, my “Area Lady”/Fairy Godmother possess.
Love, love, love,
a.ka. Area Girl
p.s. the line “Their language and writing are another Discovery Channel of their own” is beyond-the-beyond! Fantastic!
p.p.s. The photo of you drinking the special Ethiopian coffee is sublime. I want some now! (please.) 🙂
There are two main reasons why I dedicate this post to my dear Lady Dy over at Birth of a New Brain. First of all, she calls me a global traveler (l don’t travel that much to be honest, but am happy to be called one because l sometimes travel that far in my head). Secondly, I hope the post inspires her ahead of her support group meeting this afternoon. So my lady, if you face this meeting like an Area Girl, you’re sure to survive and why not thrive.
And so my story goes, I so was sent on a mission to Abyssinia (I learnt there that it was the Amharic name for Ethiopia). This Country is so unique in several ways. Ok, for a start their calendar is 5 or so years behind “ours “. Their time is 6 hours behind…
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