Today I came by a Ted Talk a young man from Cameroon in Spain. Sani Ladan tells his story, similar to that one of many others, crude and difficult. He left his home at a very young age and travel an odyssey in search for a better future. Following, as he explains: his dreams. Continue reading
In the last few years I realized I must work in what contributes to my personal sense of purpose and meaning. I feel a responsibility, as a fellow human, to help others and that is what I am dedicating my life to. It has always been in my heart, why was I so confused? we just need to stop and listen to yourself. Although, it is harder than it sounds and we must deal with the many precepts of our family and society.
Hello again, my dearest and faithful blog. I know, it has been a long time. At least for me, and I missed you.
I always knew what I wanted. As many of you, I wanted to change the world. Nothing else, nothing more. With time, of course, I realized it was not such an easy task. That the world as a whole cannot be changed, it can only be understood. With time I also learned what I really, really wanted is for every child in the world to have the same, or better, opportunities as I did.
Of course this is an ambitious goal, maybe a bit too ambitious. But I tend to aim high.
1- Everything that exists, has a right to exists.
2- Be happy for other people’s achievements. Nobody is taking anything from you.
3-Does it has a solution? Then is not a problem. It doesn’t? Then is not a problem.
4- Stop trying. Surrender (Richard from Texas – Eat, Pray, Love).
5-God has put you a human being in charge, and that is you. You must make yourself happy (Facundo Cabral).
6-Love him? Miss him? Send him some love and light every time you think of him, then drop it! (Richard from Texas – Eat, Pray, Love).
7- A bomb makes more noise than a caress. But for each bomb that is dropped, there are million of caresses that feed life (Facundo Cabral).
8-Not even the honorable love is an honorable motive to loose it its name the honorable freedom (Facundo Cabral).
9-If you can’t master your thoughts, then you are in trouble forever (Richard from Texas – Eat, Pray, Love).
10- Can you feel your own presence? This too, shall pass (Eckhart Tolle).
11- The only existence future actually has in as a thought in your mind (Eckhart Tolle).
12- Whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it and it will be yours (Jesus).
13- Nothing happens that is not meant to happen. Nothing happens that is not part of the greater whole and its purpose (Eckhart Tolle).
14- It was the human condition: The answer that mattered never came easily (Stephen King).
15- Opening yourself to the emerging consciousness and bringing this light into this world then becomes the primary purpose of your life (Eckhart Tolle).
16- Don’t push the river. It will travel at its own speed anyway ( Brian L. Weiss).
17- Sometimes, soulmates may meet, stay together until a task or life lesson is completed, and then move on. This is not a tragedy, only a matter of learning (Brian L. Weiss).
18- All is love…All is love. With love comes understanding. With understanding comes patience. And then time stops. And everything is now (Brian L. Weiss).
19- Ka like the wind (Roland of Gilead).
… And that is the truth.
We shine when we do what we love. Continue reading
Shine from within. Shine so strong that when you leave there is star light left behind. That when you are not present something is missing. Continue reading
::Like everything else in life, it started with a decision. I wanted Rome. And somehow, I guess, Rome wanted me.
A year ago I changed my life.
I stopped waiting for someone else to open the door or show me the way: I passed my arm between the bars and opened the cage myself. Continue reading
From the ruins, comes life. And from both comes Rome.
Chaos and beauty. Noise and emptiness. Hoards of people and lonely travelers, like me.
I walked the city I once died for, living the exclusion and loneliness that followed me across the Ocean. I am mad at Rome. I stand at the bridge of Castel Sant’Angelo overlooking the Vatican.
I talk to her: I came here for you to fix me.
And she answered: You go places so they can fix you and finally find your track. And they can’t. That is your right and obligation. A curse and a blessing. Free will. Your responsibility.
When you see your life in ruins there is no one out there to blame. No place feels like home until we find it within ourselves.