Category: Personal Thoughts

My personal opinions and thoughts about different topics.

Welcome, New Year

The feeling of a new beginning, the feeling of change, of start, the feeling of new.  That is what a lot of us experience when we are fortunate enough to see a New Year.  For many it is a new adventure, excitement, commitments, resolutions and more.  For others it is just the incredible determination of fighting through problems, sadness, illness… Read more →

Trapped

This is me in 2009…What you see in this photo is exactly how I was feeling.  My *feelings*, my emotions, my baggage, my confusion, my disbelief, my *pain*.  I had just purchased my DSLR which proved to be one of the most therapeutic and fantastic outlets for me at the time.  It was rough, it was tough, it was difficult,… Read more →

Smile – Eat – Receive

Last Saturday I was honored to attend and participate in the Smile – Eat – Receive Project, organized by the Dream Center Peoria (If you haven’t heard about them, you should look them up.  They do an amazing job for the community www.dreamcenterpeoria.org).   This specific project itself is an opportunity to help those in need in the community, by providing… Read more →

The Hypocrisy of Society

For those that don’t yet know it, hypocrisy can be defined as: “an unconscious self-contradiction: a state of incongruence between one’s professed beliefs and feelings and one’s actual beliefs and feelings, or an application of a criticism to others that one does not apply to oneself”. (wikipedia)  Personally, I sometimes don’t think its that unconscious.  We live in a world… Read more →

Life is ephemeral

The title is as true as it is hard to comprehend.  But yes, Life is Ephemeral.  Wait, don’t reject the idea, don’t deny, obstruct, refuse, renounce it.  Don’t treat it as disbelief.  Just think about it for a while…. Let it rest in your thoughts, your mind, your thinking.  It’s really not that hard to believe, absorb, comprehend. Our physical… Read more →

Communication… can it be achieved?

What differentiates humans from other animals is the way they process their thoughts.  Humans have the distinctive ability of learning, combining new information and knowledge in order to gain new understanding. We also have the ability to apply the same rule or solution of one problem to a totally different problem or situation effectively.  Now, that must be really special… Read more →