there’s no pretending life isn’t an unfastidious conglomeration of the good, the bad, and the ugly. I could so easily paint an eye-pleasing picture of how adventurous and exciting my life is, which would certainly be accurate, but it would only be showing one shade of the spectrum.
Still, I believe in the intentionality of a positive outlook, not as a way to distract from the inconvenience of difficulties inside and out, but rather as a way to confront and affect them.
I was born and raised in Costa Rica. Just your average run-of-the-mill Third Culture kid growing up with two languages, two cultures, two passports, oftentimes feeling like a stranger in his own land; and I would never trade it for anything.
I’ll be everlasting grateful to my parents for teaching me through experience the love for travel and audacious faith.
I believe we’ve all been given an inherent significance that doesn’t depend on what we do but that what we do depends on what we believe about our worth.
I might go so far as to say I think our calling comes out from that.
Mine, for the time being, involves moving towards a life mostly invested in volunteer work and mercy ministries in London, as well as trying to be a healthy, influential voice in the sphere of media and entertainment.
If you searched hard enough in the next couple weeks, you could still probably find me somewhere in northwest Montana, more than likely running up a mountain or paddleboarding on the lake or sitting around a campfire with good friends.
It had long since come to my notice that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.”
-Leonardo da Vinci