A Normal Day

I wake up every morning to the sounds of motor bikes and the people greeting each other in Spanish, this has become my every day routine and it seems am getting accustomed to it. A normal day for me is seeing a smile of hospitality on faces of people passing nearby my house every morning,…

A Story from El Guayabo

When I arrived to the Christian Peacemaker Team house, I found out that I would be part of more than one community. CPT itself is one of my communities. With them I’m going to share my work days and my free days, my meals and my devotionals. We go to church together and we dance…

Being Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

On May 23rd I moved to Pichilín, my new home for the next 2 years. On May 24th, I woke up in a completely new environment, context and culture with the sole task of ‘getting to know the community’. I remember waking up that day and really asking myself what getting to know the community…

Libertad: Land of Resistance

Let’s take a look at Libertad, a small town in the north of the San Onofre Municipality and about 5 kilometers from the sea on the Caribbean coast. With about 6000 inhabitants, who in large part work in agriculture and artisanal fishing. I want to present to you all what I have enjoyed from my…