I remember my 11th birthday.Or at least, slices of it.Surely, my mind deformed the images, delivering now some altered, blurred moments. However, some emotions are bound to stay with me, and carry themselves around as a secret identity that I only make available to myself. I was skinny and deeply tanned. Summer break, which always … Continue reading Cheers to Life, to Love, to Joy !
Yesterday, while I was ruminating on the real value of wealth, my mind introduced me to scenes of 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 wraps … Continue reading Life is Now
"If you could say it in words, there would be no reasons to paint. " - Edward Hopper One thing which I've noticed during some painting sessions, is the avalanche of thoughts. Good ones too but most of them are deeply disturbing. Memories, conversations, life circumstances that have affected me more or less. They resurface … Continue reading How to release old pain
There is a romance I have always found in my old, romanian village. A raw, sunburned beauty, with a ragged dress, stepping barefoot along with the polished shoes who visit her from the city.This girl that never wanted to grow up but stayed wild and free of any sign of progress.Bathing herself in wine and … Continue reading The land of the Mirabelle trees
The world ends, numerous times, for each of us. It crashes and sinks under waves of agony. At the bottom, in a dense, ocean-like darkness, it catches glimpses of what would mean a new breath. And that alone is enough for a new beginning. The beauty of it all is the strong contrast. The paradox. … Continue reading About All Sorts of Love
There is a new dimension I fall into whenever I return home.Its almost as if I go through a portal where not only I find remnants of the days, but also the inspiration to paint a colorful future. I blend into the shades of the sky and the forest and I feel almost as a … Continue reading Return to Paradise
The most beautiful day is the day you make choices out of love not out of fear. The most beautiful day is the day when you stop imagining and start living. The most beautiful day is the day when you learn that you have to learn yourself first. The most beautiful day is the day … Continue reading The Most Beautiful Day
Deep breaths under the open sky not only will help you feel connected with your body but will rejuvenate your brain by increasing the supply of oxygen. Every day, promote a state of calmness by taking your body outside to explore the nature's wonders. Breathe in light and energy, exhale your worries. Meditate on how … Continue reading Deep Breaths
“I will tell you why we have these extraordinary minds and souls, Miss Whittaker," he continued, as though he had not heard her. "We have them because there is a supreme intelligence in the universe, which wishes for communion with us. This supreme intelligence longs to be known. It calls out to us. It draws … Continue reading 7 Lessons I’ve Learned in 2019
What I am clumsily trying to paint here is the easiness we found in trading a meaningful, sunrise-watching, grass-scented life, for an automated lifestyle with perks like getting things done faster but not necessarily better.