You've seen my descent. Now watch my rising. Rumi
I met Dominique while attending a Spanish language school in Barcelona. I was traveling alone, and had plans to tour the city and spend a lot of time drinking café con leche and vino tinto alone, contemplating life. The very first day of language school, Dominique invited me to lunch. We were inseparable from there on out.
Lately I’ve been reading Iyanla Vanzant’s new book, ‘Trust.’ It took me a long time, and a lot of hard lessons, to begin to understand that in order to trust in others, and in life, I must first trust in myself.
Do you ever wonder what would run through your mind as you lay dying? I love these thoughts recorded by Steve Jobs, during his finals days of life.
Niente paura. Fear nothing.
These were the words of Alberto, a very dear Italian man I met on pilgrimage to Santiago, walking the Via de la Plata from Seville.