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
There are songs that have lowered themselves so deep in my being, I have now taken the shape of them. The same goes with books and good movies. You meet with a character that can completely change your perspective on the world. Or you feel how thanks to a good plot or interpretation, an idea … Continue reading World
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
I remember my 11th birthday.Or at least, slices of it.Surely, my mind deformed the memories, delivering 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 arrived mid-June, … 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 I've noticed during some painting sessions, is the avalanche of thoughts. Good ones too, but most of them are deeply disturbing. Memories, conversations, circumstances that have affected me more or less. They resurface as if … Continue reading How to release old pain
I am nothing, indeed. In front of the mountains and in front of the oceans that I've seen, I am nothing. The immensity of my soul, however, can conquer in some of the days, the depths of the skies and water. But I am nothing, really, because I can not put into words, just how … Continue reading Nothing
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
“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