For those who have been on a spiritual path, the "Dark night of the Soul" is a term that they might not only be familiar with but also an experience that has defined the rest of their lives and the way they relate to the world and themselves. The most challenging and demanding energetically, emotionally, … Continue reading Purging
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Give yourself away to everything that crashes into you. All the pain, the bad, the shame, the quilt, and the insecurity.You mustn't forget that while the ego does not accept all the things you went through or still go through, you are part of a bigger plan. Accept the things you can not change knowing … Continue reading Just Be
I was, for over a decade, on a quest for the miraculous. Went looking for shamans, priests, wanderers, and madmen. Spoke to the rich and mighty, walked the paths of those who got lost, went from hedonism to stoicism, made money and lost money, made a fool of myself, fell in and out of love, … Continue reading Nirvana
How to measure the depth of a connection? Watch how your best-hidden insecurities come to the surface to suffocate you at the thought that someone might see them. Your most horrendous fears and firey desires burst out of you in a magnificent whirl. You feel like you've come alive and shot yourself dead a thousand … Continue reading Connection
I Now Know
I now know why the sunsets are glowing more than ever and they pour themselves inside me like never before. I know why the clouds seem to be silkier and the skies are brighter, taller but in so many ways so much more caring. I know why my heart is screaming after a voice that … Continue reading I Now Know
"My passions and hobbies are not a quotation - I know why I love what I love.""I am ever-changing. Every part of me is evolving and while I feel in some days stagnant, I know there is growth even in that stagnation. I just can't recognize it yet.""I can endure pain in all its forms.""I … Continue reading 2022
It's an early Saturday and my slightly opened eyes, stare at this blotch of color that changes its shape every now and then. The sun painted my walls in a deep cadmium yellow.My mind is restless for weeks now. It travels back and forth between memories, long-lost dreams, people I have met or I am … Continue reading Samsara
The awakened being is a complete stranger to the world.An upsetting force that creates controversies, falls over the edge in almost everyone's eyes but its own.Here to be swallowed up. To break and fall and live with all the misery and love that a soul can take.To run wild towards dreams; to be sometimes, careless … Continue reading November Thought
Life is Now!
￼ Yesterday, while I was ruminating on the real value of wealth, my mind introduced me to scenes from my childhood. Glimpses of a life where I was constantly overflowing with joy and prosperity. And mind you, as a child born immediately after the communism fall, I had a very late exposure to the colorful … Continue reading Life is Now!
How to release old pain
"If you could say it in words, there would be no reasons to paint. " - Edward Hopper One thing I've noticed during some painting sessions is the avalanche of thoughts. Good ones too, but most of them are deeply disturbing. Memories, conversations, and circumstances that have affected me more or less. They resurface as … Continue reading How to release old pain