Discoveries in Bolivia

"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all people cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try to understand each other, we may even become friends."

-Maya Angelou

“Sometimes being uncomfortable is the only way to save yourself from settling.”

—   Andrea Ager

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“We are sun and moon, dear friend; we are sea and land. It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is: each the other’s opposite and complement.”

—   Hermann Hesse (via likeafieldmouse)

“Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.”

—   Yousuf Karsh  (via thatkindofwoman)

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beingblog:

“Compassion is the sometimes fatal capacity for living in someone’s skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me unless there is peace and joy finally for you too.”
~Frederick Buechner 
Photo by Yamipaperdreams/ Flickr, cc by-nc-sa 2.0

beingblog:

“Compassion is the sometimes fatal capacity for living in someone’s skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me unless there is peace and joy finally for you too.”

~Frederick Buechner

Photo by Yamipaperdreams/ Flickr, cc by-nc-sa 2.0

These kids are beautiful.

“Because the world is so full of death and horror, I try again and again to console my heart and pick the flowers that grow in the midst of Hell.”

—   Hermann Hesse (via likeafieldmouse)

Yesterday I went to Santa Cruz to watch a Bolivia vs. Brazil friendly. It was amazing to see some of the best players in the world—Ronaldinho, Neymar, Pato etc play live. It was a great time!  

Easter Sunday mass, sun setting outside work at the Mother Teresa Nutrition center, sowing the first seeds in the garden, an early birthday package from my lovely fiance. 

“…Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.”

—   Chinua Achebe 

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Hoppy Easter to all!