When people ask me where I’m from, I say I was born and raised in Bogotá. Bogota, the capital of Colombia, is the city where I spent most of my childhood, where I learned to ride a bike and went to school, where I met my first friends, where I learned to love the mountains … Continue reading between deeply green mountains and a beach near my grandmother’s birthplace
The leaves of ginkgo trees carry a promise of survival and eternity. Their resilience and capacity to endure death are demonstrated by their survival of the atomic blast in Hiroshima, and by the fact that they have been around for over 200 million years 💚 #largerthanlife
In a better world, airlines would offer to fly people to safety for free and countries would open their doors to the people in the path of Irma. As humans we have the potential to create such a world but we're just too narcissistic and lazy. We are so fallen and flawed as a species, … Continue reading In a better world
physical structures perish, all that remains is either alive or untouchable, trust grief loss dust love
This summer, for the first time in my life, I am feeling like a real adult and I feel proud of myself. Every week, I work about fifty hours, I take my two year old daughter to swimming classes on Wednesdays, I make healthy food for everyone at home, I practice yoga regularly, I volunteer … Continue reading today i’m proud of who i am
EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL DISORDERS ARE MERE ATTEMPTS TO MEDICALIZE SPIRITUAL DISCOMFORT, LONELINESS AND THE INCAPACITY TO BEAR THE BURDEN OF BEING HUMAN.
Friday evenings mean honoring a tradition that I love and that I have chosen to make my own. They also mean remembering the value of freedom and the embedded perfection in the eternal flow of the Universe. On Friday evenings I remind my daughter that the light of her soul exists to be shared with … Continue reading Shabbat Shalom