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 [...]

Forever Young

Forever Young

Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. 2017 I watched the movie Collateral Beauty on the plane as I traveled to Costa Rica, and it touched me. It brought to surface, things I think about often - yet in a more abstract light: Love, time, and death. We all want love. We all need more time. We all fear, [...]

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 [...]

My Mirror, My Reflection.

I've looked in a lot of mirrors. Anything that would show a reflection, I'd sneak a peek. I wasn't looking for the me I know, I was looking for the person other people saw. I've learned over time that when you look for that person, you play into other people's definition of you. Now, when [...]