Every story has a beginning.

Once upon a time, they told me that if I studied, had good grades, and went to college, I would be able to find a good job that paid me well. I always did. I had straight A’s, went to college, and finished a bachelor’s…

Or how I fell in love with reading.

Illustration of a mermaid and sailor from “The Green sailor” by Hernán del Solar

It was a long time ago that I learned to love books. According to my grandma, it all started when I was still in the crib. She says that whenever I cried (if not for hunger), my mom, instead of picking me…

The dry bones of your soul must resurrect.

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Ezekiel 37:1–14

Everyone ignores bones because nothing more can be expected from them. At some point, there was life and potential in them, but there is nothing else now. For us, what is dead…

When we allow bitterness to take root in our soul.

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In the book of Ruth, we see how a young widow (Ruth) does everything she can to help her mother-in-law Naomi until a close relative (Boaz) redeems her and takes care of them…

What does the Bible say?

Woman typing on a a laptop.
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In the parable of the talents (Matthew 25:14–30) a wealthy man gives his servants money to invest while he returns from a journey. Although two of the servants did as requested, the third didn’t obey the orders and for this, he was punished.

There’s a role designed for each one of us.

André Roussimoff as the giant Fezzik in “The Princess Bride”.
“Fezzik” in “The Princess Bride”.

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If you ever saw the movie Princess Bride, you surely remember the giant Fezzik. This charismatic giant was played by André Roussimoff, better known as André the giant, who was famous for his professional…

What is it and how to deal with it?

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I remember the first time I saw this episode. At first, I didn’t understand why they were exaggerating so much, then I saw the devil and it gave me goosebumps. It was an exact representation of a spiritual war, in a cartoon…

Conquering your blessing.

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Joshua 6:1–5

Israel had left Egypt and were, at last, approaching the promised land, but there was still something that stood between them and their promise: the walls of Jericho.

According to archaeologists, these walls were imposing, since it was…

What we can learn about growth.

A palm tree.
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Palm trees grow interestingly. Unlike trees, the stem of a palm tree does not grow thicker; nor does it develop branches. Instead, the palm grows vertically only, producing leaves from the top, or crown. During its entire…

We’re just pieces in a bigger plan.

Different types of clay.

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The allegory of us being clay in the hands of the Potter is widely used to explain how the Lord works with us. …

Yiraida Borges

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