It’s time to talk about inequality

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

Give a child an opportunity and you have changed the world

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.

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Journal of a Journey: My call

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.

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The truths I live by

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.

Roma non è una città. Roma è un mondo – Goethe

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.

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