Monthly Archives: March 2013

Paradise

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Paradise

In the small moments that seem to pass us by at light speed, one can find a personal paradise. A paradise that blocks out the darkness of surrounding circumstances and can light up the soul.

Disguises

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It has taken me a long time to realize that things aren’t always what they seem. I don’t just mean looking at a book or a DVD and judging it by its’ cover art. I mean realizing that everyone is wearing make up and masks, false eyelashes and smiles. It is a rare moment to be able to see a person who is displaying true emotion, emotion that comes simply from within THEM.

I have come to realize that we smile to show our pain to the world. That way the world is able to move on without sharing it. Then, there are others who make themselves into pieces of art and pain in order to share the joys of their art and expression to the world. It takes someone who truly cares to see beyond all of that into the person you truly are.

Whether we wish to believe it of ourselves and others, we are all actors, clowns, and mimes in the plays and circuses of life. We put on our make-up and perform for the people that make up the audiences around us.

Perhaps taking the time to study a smile or a frown on a friend’s face would give us more insight to how we interact with people. Knowing the difference between a smile of contentment, a smile of grief, and a smile of unconfined joy can be the key to making someone’s day the day that they deserve and remember, because even the littlest of understandings can change someone’s life.

Beginning

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I figure that everyday is a new beginning. Some beginnings are more significant than others, some are easy to overlook and ignore. Every once in a while, one stops to realize that the beginning that they are waking up to is a very important one indeed. The last few weeks of my life have awoken me to the fact that the chapter of my life that I am currently beginning, is in fact, one of the very important ones. Noting personal growth, loss, and discovery has led me to note the things around me in my everyday life in a different light. I want to share these things, in whatever forms they may appear to me.