Dance for Kindness in Thailand 2015 – Final Footage and Pics

 

In November 2015 we danced with thousands of people around the world for kindness and love. I was honoured to be the Group Leader for Thailand in Life Vest Inside’s worldwide Dance for Kindness.

‘The purpose of World Kindness Day is to look beyond ourselves- beyond the boundaries of our country, beyond our culture, our race, our religion, and realize that we are citizens of the world and that kindness is the common thread that unites all of us.’ Continue reading

Dance for Kindness 2015 Thailand: Thank you

Time for a BIG THANK YOU!!!!!

On Nov 7th, I was blessed to take part as a Group Leader in an incredible awesome event, where people from all over the world unite as one. On the same day, we all danced to the same song, wearing the same colour. 50 Kids from the Baan Unrak Children’s Home in Sangkhlaburi Thailand danced with me for Kindness, Love, ` and Hope on the World Kindness Day in Sangkhlaburi Thailand. Continue reading

5 Reasons why living with a toddler at the school campus is pretty cool

Living with my 4 year old daughter at the school campus, sounds weird?

After almost four month in the volunteer house – the “Green House” – we had to change houses. In our last week volunteering at the Children’s Home we moved to the school premises. From a big shared house with fridge and living room we moved into a small room on the school ground. Our door facing the school playground. Continue reading

Dance for Kindness in Thailand

Worldwide thousands of people come together on November 8, 2015 to unite and dance for kindness. On the same day, to the same song, the same dance , in the same color …. thousands of people will dance in over 40 countries and over 100 cities .

…. and Rucksack Coach will participate with the children of Baan Unrak Children’s Home  ( www.baanunrak.org ) here . Continue reading

From Idea to Reality: Living the Wow Factor

Discover the world through children’s eyes: Live the wow factor

Backpacking around the world, that is how I explored our wonderful earth a few years ago. With the birth of my daughter Malia Luna in 2011, it was clear that I wanted to show her all the beauty one day. Taking her on a great adventure, and thus broaden her horizons. Continue reading

First Edition: The Way of St. James with a toddler

In a few weeks the first edition of my book  “The Way of St. James with a toddler ”  will be published.

It will be available in German and Dutch. If you’re interested in helping out with the translation into English and Spanish, please contact me.

The first part is a guide for parents who want to walk on the Camino with their child, but still have many unanswered questions.

The second part is about the Camino in general and about the challenges life gives us over and over and how we can deal with it .

 

*** We are all connected, we are all one . ***

 

In October 2014, Annie Lulu walked together with her 3 year old daughter Malia Luna on the Way of St.James in Spain. They walked 200km from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela. ‘The Way of St. James’ or ‘Camino de Santiago’ is by his pilgrims lovingly called ‘Camino’.

The Camino has so many similarities to real life. For Annie and Malia Luna it was sort of the start to a life-changing journey into faith.

Together with her daughter Annie is traveling the world for already many months. They support social service projects and non-profit organizations and live locally together with the people in need. 

They call themselves ‘The little owl and the Rucksack Coach’ and support since December 2014 in Asia. In the Philippines, Annie organized operations for cleft children, in Thailand they’re currently working with traumatized and disabled orphans.

A mom with her daughter, who organized everything on her own initiative. She founded her own charity and funded at the beginning almost all out of her own savings.

In the beginning there were many question marks. Own fears and well-intentioned transmitted fears of others.

With this book Annie Lulu wants to motivate and encourage you to go your own way. One step after another, the path unfolds while walking. Trust.

All benefit of the sale of this guide goes to the nonprofit organization Rucksack Coach Lulu gemeinnützige UG (haftungsbeschränkt)

 

 

Update: Little Owl and Rucksack Coach

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More than six weeks now we live at the orphanage Baan Unrak in Sanghklaburi, Thailand.

I am working there as an EFT-Matrix-Reimprinting Practitioner with orphans and special-abled children.

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Portrait No 27: The good soul of the transient house in Manila

Ate Cynthia is the good soul of the transient house in Banawe, Manila. She takes care of the patients, cooks, laughs and prays with and for them.

The transient house is run by the ICM Immaculate Conception Missionary Sisters. Patients in need and their accompany receive simple accomondation and food for around 2$/day.

Several month I stayed with our cleft patients with the ICM sisters. Noordhof Craniofacial Foundation Philippines-NCFP paid for all of our patients. I used to buy extra food for the patients, sometimes I got donations but most of the time I paid from my money.

Even though Philippinos, as they told me themselves, don’t like raw food, they got to love my fresh vegetables salad.

Portrait photo copyright by Ann-Kathrin Lange.

From the Way of St. James to the Ironman. German Ironman supports children in need.

Philipp Keckes, 28years old from Germany is an IRONMAN.

We met him in october 2014 on The Way of St. James, the Camino de Santiago in Spain.

I was walking 200 km on the Camino de Santiago with my 3 year old daughter and we met Philipp on our first day. Two weeks later we met him again on his last day in the cathedral of Santiago and we prayed together at the tomb of the apostle St. James.

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Malia on the shoulders of Ironman Philipp

Philipp is supporting our social cause Rucksack Coach and asked his friends and family to donate.

 

In Austria Klagenfurt he

swam 3,86 km

bicycled 180,2 km

run 42,195 km

 

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swim 3,86 km

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bicycle 180,2 km

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run 42,195 km

Philipp, you are an IRONMAN

Philipp, you are an IRONMAN

Congratulation IRONMAN Philipp. We are proud to know you!

Ironman supporting Rucksack Coach

Ironman supporting Rucksack Coach

 

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