When You Learn, Teach.

When You Learn, Teach.

Kyoto, Japan. 2018. It's been two years since the All Things DMC Blog has become one of many places where I collect my thoughts. I’m grateful for the courage I have to elaborate freely on some of my sentiments, and to place them on a platform that creates dialogue with others. So far, it has [...]

Trust Me.

Trust Me.

When I wrote Peers, Cheers, and Volunteers - I had no idea I was creating such a timeless story. I didn't notice the effect it would have on children; the way they'd find themselves relating to it in multiple ways. Malik is the main character. He's approximately 8 years old and in the third grade. [...]

Human Nature

Human Nature

Photo: Haiti, 2015 It's in my nature. I just want to help. Over the years, I've been learning a lot about myself. I know that I enjoy writing, working with youth, and I especially enjoy traveling. It became genius to me when I realized I could fulfill all of my desires by going on mission [...]

Children Around the World…

Children Around the World…

...are reading Peers, Cheers, and Volunteers. (Photo taken by DMC. South Africa, 2015).  Flashback to January 2012, when I met a school librarian on a volunteer event in New York City. I innocently expressed how much I simply admired the books he had on display in his library, which then led to me inform him that [...]