About Me  

I'm joining Service Space because ... I have been following your projects for many years and I think it is the right time in my life to give a more clear contribution to help spread the good word

A good day to me is when ... I manage to make a positive impact in life of someone else.

My hero in life is ...My Mother Risete

My favorite book is ...Tuesdays with Morrie

One thing I'm grateful for is ... all the people that cross my life and for different reasons brought me to where I am today.

Empty Space In Our Living Room

Sep 17, 2018, 1 comments, 11 smiles [In a recent conversation about ripples, I was reminded of this story from my childhood.] One of my favorite moments when I was a kid was Christmas, and especially the Christmas tree. :) I always had a special interest -- I don't know why -- but I loved Christmas trees, and I would do anything to build Christmas trees at home. When I was about 10 or 12, my mother -- who is a very, very special person -- posed a challenge that at the time I found very difficult. She said, "This year, instead of decorating a Christmas tree at home, we will provide and decorate a tree for a family in our neighborhood." We were aware of that there were two or three families in our neighborhood that would never be able to build a Christmas tree. But as a kid who loved Christmas trees, :) I became so angry with my ... Read Full Story

Letter From My Son

Aug 14, 2018, 19 comments, 31 smiles Last week, I found myself in a different type of conversation that probably I've been waiting for many years. I somehow had been trying to hold space for it, but it had never happened before. I'm a father of three boys, and my middle son, Santiago, is 15 years old. He's a hardcore teenager. :) He's very silent in emotional aspects, and he's very loud in others. I've been trying for a few years to hold that space that he feels the trust that he can talk about whatever he want. I understand that between 13-16 years of age, as far as I remember, there's so many things happening. Last Friday, was my birthday. My family took me to a beach, and just before we left the house, Santiago came to my office and he brought a little envelope with him. I honestly had no idea what it was. He said, "This is ... Read Full Story