Archive for July, 2018

  1. Here and now

    Loureiro, the shoemaker who loves books and wines, filled our cups with fresh coffee for us to begin our idle conversation when we were surprised by the arrival of Zinedine, a captivating artist, skilled in carving bronze to make his pieces. Even though he was talented and sensitive, most of his pieces were left unfinished. […]

  2. The bargain

    It was a spring Sunday. The Old Man, as we affectionately called the oldest monk of the Order, and I had gone to the small and charming village located at the foot of the mountain that houses the monastery, to attend mass. At times the Old Man was asked by the local priest, a good […]

  3. Little big things

    I woke up before dawn and went to the porch of the house of Starry Song, the shaman who had the gift of sowing the wisdom of his people though the word and the music, where I was staying. He was seated in a rocking chair, his eyes set on the East, “the home of […]