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He Who Leaves Truth Behind, Returns To It
6th Nov 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on He Who Leaves Truth Behind, Returns To It

He who leaves truth behind, returns to it! My Magical moments came after realizing how difficult it is for children in Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya to overcome everyday life. I used to be a volunteer teacher and coordinator in one small school in Kibera slum, when my life changed to a more social orientated […]

27th Oct 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on The Power of the Human Spirit

A few days ago, while I was working at a diner for very poor children in the countryside, I sat on a stone to wait for the children to finish their lunch. I was absorbed in my thoughts when I noticed that one of the youngest ones –not older than 5 years old- had come […]

26th Oct 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on Travel Like You Care!

Four years ago, traveling changed my life for the better! I came to Montezuma, Costa Rica with two friends and immediately fell in love with the natural beauty, lush jungle, stunning beaches. I had been working as an inner city high school teacher for years and longed for change. At this time in my life, […]

Helping Get an Education
25th Oct 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on Helping Get an Education

Zoe, 6 years old, is coming to class on a one-hour long daily walk, proud to come to school, unlike her parents who are both illiterate. She enters a room where 90 pupils are present, instead of 30, with 3-4 pupils on each bench instead of 1-2. Today she is welcome by Paper for All […]

She is Loved
6th Oct 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on She is Loved

This poem is based on a story of a friend who lost her parents, she is now raised in an orphanage. She is loved. The African child is loved, yet she stands there waiting, waiting. Desperate to feel to be wanted, for her soul to be touched. Born of the abstract entity in which she […]

12th Jun 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on Helping the Orphans

There is an orphanage for the children who have no parents in our town. Some weeks ago I visited it and was welcomed warmly there. I gave some of my clothes and toys to the children. Their eyes were shining with happiness when they were trying the clothes on. I was glad too; I think […]

12th Jun 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on The Act of Giving

There is an orphanage in our town and once my mother and I were passing it by when we saw some children playing there. I felt sorrow towards those children and decided to give them my clothes which I had worn in my childhood. At home I looked through all my dresses, skirts, shirts and other […]

10th Apr 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on Reasons to Believe!

My Mexico is undergoing tumultuous problems due to street violence, a fact that seemed impossible four years ago. With this uncertain ambience felt with every breath, a moment gave me reasons to believe everything is going to be all right. I volunteered at a kindergarten where I taught 4 year olds about our values and […]

20th Mar 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on Babysitting My Little Niece

My sister had to go to Cleveland for 2 days and she asked me if I can babysit for the days she was gone and I said yah. So then she left for Cleveland and my niece and I had all this fun like watching movies and all the fun stuff you do with a […]

5th Jan 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on Kids

The other day I was sitting at the computer. The kids were home for Christmas break. It was raining, and cold. We had Christmas music playing, my 11 year old son had his arms wrapped around me and his face next to mine watching what I was doing. My 7 year old son was sitting […]

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