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Peace goes beyond the absence of conflicts

According to the Oxford dictionary, peace is a situation or state in which there is no war or struggle between two or more opposing parties. But peace goes much further, peace is respecting each other, accepting, and appreciating differences, fighting for injustices, supporting people who need it most. Peace is…...

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Soul scars hurt too

One of the most repudiated acts at all levels is gender abuse or violence. It is a problem that has been immersed in our society for years. The United Nations defines gender violence as any act against women that results in physical, sexual, psychological, and/or economic harm. As well as…...

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AM I RAISING MY CHILDREN WELL?

Parenting children and adolescents is an extremely complicated and satisfying task. This is guidance that parents give to their children for their well-being and learning. I am sure there is no manual on how to be a good parent or how to raise a child. But we all know that…...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF FORGIVENESS

In "Conversando con tu Vecindad", our feelings were touched by a reality that many women live in the world and that Andrea (protected name), shared with us: The strength she had to express that feeling that flooded her soul, filling her with resentment and confusion, was very great, with she…...

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Our future depends on us, meanwhile live in the here and now

The 2021 presidential elections in Ecuador have really been an ordeal for all Ecuadorians. The future is so uncertain that it only depends on us and how we build it.The 'power' to decide who we want to govern us is in our hands. On the one hand, we have socialism…...

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After the storm, the calm always comes

You open your eyes, you stare at the ceiling for a while, and even if you try, you can't find a reason that makes you want to start the day with the best energy. You manage to get your strength and you get out of bed, leave your room and…...

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Sleeping with the Enemy

In the previous Neighborly Conversations dialogue circle, “Maria” told us about a problem that was keeping her up at night: 36 years of marriage, a couple with grown children, a “common” husband (sexist, with a soldier’s voice)....

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When a Friend Leaves!

It’s so easy to say that someone died, but it takes more than a simple hug to cure it. Any attempts at speaking are inadequate, and their presence vanishes like fog in the wind. ...

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The Moment When YES Becomes NO MORE

There is a topic that keeps popping up in our Neighbourly Conversations dialogue circle, and it’s one that bothers us about our society as a human being, and even more so as a man. This problem is violence against women....

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Don’t hurt me!

Last Thursday during Pa’Arriba Foundation’s Neighborly Conversations Dialogue Circle, we began to talk about a large problem present across the Americas: widespread violence....

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