Maroon Resilience

Tropenmuseum, part of the National Museum of World Cultures [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Sometime ago I found this gem of a movie/documentary on Youtube by Herman van der Horst called Faja Lobi, which translates to “Burning Love”, the name of a popular flower in Suriname, my country. The flower is also commonly known around the world as Ixora.

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Where is my heart?

Lately I’ve been stuck in a rut. I’m not happy at where I am in life right now. I feel lost, I feel hopeless, I feel like I have lost all control, I feel like I have no motivation whatsoever to change my situation. I know what I need to do to change my situation, […]

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