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A Small Light Shines in me

I was only 6 years old when I remember hearing those words only from my father, not from any one else around me, not at school, not on the street, not even on television. I was just a 6-year-old girl and in my mind there were already screams that felt…...

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Work is Not Done Only Behind a Desk

It was a normal day; the family went about their daily activities including school, work, housework, shopping and more. That day, Enrique*, 41, returned home earlier than expected. His face conveyed immense concern because hours earlier at his office, he was fired....

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THE IMPORTANCE OF KNOWING HOW TO EXPRESS YOURSELF

To start the new year on a good note and try to make it the best of our lives, we write our resolutions and goals. In addition, we seek or make changes in our lives in order to be excellent and continue to grow as people. ...

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GET UP!!

Get up and make this your best moment! Things are often not easy, but they are the things that must happen again and again to become consistent, to find your greatness.  No matter what others think of you, it matters what you believe in your heart about yourself and your…...

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The Difficult Task of Growing Up

"Growing-up means nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger and older, but for them they are still their children." – Toni Morrison...

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Living without Violence

Many think that violence happens for a reason.  Others think it is their fault.  Some believe that it is part of a stage.  Still others assume that life is like this.  So many thoughts creep in that we cannot get out of our head, and at some point, we definitely…...

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Tell him, I LOVE YOU!!

Valentine's Day is one of the most significant dates of the year because it celebrates love, friendship, affection, and the importance of giving and receiving love.  It is one of many days of love in which to remember our loved ones and friends, and above all, another opportunity to tell…...

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Don´t be afraid to jump and fly

You know, Sancho, all these storms that befall us are signs that soon the weather will calm down and that good things must happen; for it is not possible for good and evil to last forever, and it follows that evil having lasted a long time, good must be near..."…...

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The power of good communication

Week after week in our Neighborly Conversations dialog circle, we discover that it is very important to talk or express ourselves when we feel overwhelmed, stressed, sad or when we feel that the world is coming down on us. This is how we remove a great weight that sometimes we…...

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Forgiveness is part of loving

We live in a world where we deal with people who are not easy to get along with. How many times are we offended or treated badly by people who are part of our family or people very close to us from whom we did not expect such treatment?...

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