Archives February 2014 - Paulina Gutierrez

Accomplished

It’s actually happening! The task we set out to do, the reason I left behind a job, comforts, my friends and family is being realized. This past weekend six women from the El Shaddai orphanage joined us for the very first Beauty for Ashes retreat. I know I shouldn’t be so surprised because I do indeed believe in our mission, but to actually see it happen before my very eyes is something else entir...

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A THANK YOU BEFORE HEADING OUT ON THE HOERIKWAGGO TRAIL…

*Lack of internet prevented me to post this before heading out on the trail. A new post will follow with stories from that adventure. We finally made it to beautiful Cape Town after trekking through five cities, sitting, crouching and “sleeping” in three international flights and experiencing an unbelievable nine-hour layover in Istanbul. As I groggily stepped off the plane I was reminded of all t...

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