2016Australiaw a n d e r w o m a n

“Some of the most life shaping decisions you make in this season [of being twenty-six-ish] will be about walking away from good-enough, in search of can’t-live-without.” – Shauna Niequist 

It’s been a while since I’ve shared something personal with you.

There is a feeling that I have had for a few days and want to share it with you.
I hope it will inspire you to listen to your heart and go out where your dream is calling you to go.
We have a given life and we don’t know how long that will be.

I’ve been always traveling around, something my father was worried about in my younger age.
I had this ache inside of me to see more than just what I was already soaking up around me.

Photography came in my life and brought me to even more stories and cities.
Something i would probably always keep on doing, if it will bring me closer to the other person’s world.

Only after being fully focused and fully booked for the third year now i had this feeling a few days ago. If i wanna do something different next year i need to act now.
Let me share with you my puzzle pieces:

because its a busy season i have not yet committed to other weddings for the next year, which should be soonish and then there is no way back for over a whole year.
In november we have to move our home and look for another place.
In december i’m already flying over to photograph a lovely couple’s wedding in Sydney. so ( ticket is already booked ).
my post in search for a new home has been shared over a 100 times and everyday i get messages from it.
My feelings weren’t getting excited by none of them.

 Someone told me ” the house will find you, you don’t have to look for it. ” 
My soul is boiling for a new adventure. 

Yes my boyfriend will go back to Australia but he could easily come back to holland but this feeling has nothing to do about others, not even with the person you love the most.
This has to be about yourself and listening to your own dreams. When you are connected with that inner self you can be sure you are doing the right thing.

I am blessed to have a moment in a year that I can change it all, and I guess this is the moment that I can say no to the flow that’s called being a wedding photographer and will take your whole year.

Living for a year or 2 in another city, a city that you’re in love with since you were 18.
Living with creative girl/girls. Working in places you’ve always wanted to try.
Learning a new culture oh that keeps my heart burning only by the thought of it.
Enjoy life to the fullest, putting Him always first in all i will do or choose.

It can be mine in 2016.

What are your dreams? Whats holding you back?

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  • katta said:

    hi lovely alice... i just read your beautiful thoughts... and i really hope you will do it :) take this adventure go to australia... yes life can change in a second and it is so important to follow your heart your dreams... you can shoot weddings your whole life but australia is an experience you will carry in your heart your whole life... just do it :) ... believe me this is your time ... your story ... kisses katta

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