Dangers of Greed

“He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.” ― Socrates The type of individuals I dislike most in this World are those who believe they are the beginning and the end. Those who, in their sick minds have convinced themselves that they are…

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Season Greetings

It’s been a couple of months since my last blog post. I have been extremely busy. In addition to taking care of my family needs, I have been helping out an elderly neighbor. The past months have been quite overwhelming and rewarding. I have been transformed through every single act of service, and I am…

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Not Looking Back

“When a thing is done, it’s done. Don’t look back. Look forward to your next objective.” — George C. Marshall While pursuing my graduate degree, I befriend a wonderful person with whom I worked on various projects. During the course of our friendship we shared so much about each other. This person was pleasant all…

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Grief Journey and Support

The last couple of weeks have been heartbreaking with news of acquaintances passing away. As we scrolled down their social media profiles, I was saddened by a few insensitive comments left by family members, friends and strangers. Right away I could tell the difference between those who have experienced a loss and those who didn’t…

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A Box of Surprises

Since I moved to the High Desert of California, I have been amazed by what I have crowned “celebrating forward.” You know, celebrating seasons months in advance (or all year round) especially when the event is not here yet. This year is no different as I saw Christmas lights and decorations up while driving around…

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A House Divided Cannot Stand

“I do not love my National Team because they do something for me. I love them because they represent me; therefore, my faithfulness towards them will always be true.” — Joan Ambu What a good Soccer Game today. Congrats Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. I have barely missed a Game since the beginning of the 2014 FIFA…

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