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…

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…

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. This is typically explained as an individual process, but if we do a…

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