Sacrilege

May 17, 2011

2

Surfing Madonna of Encinitas sac·ri·lege (noun) 1: a technical and not necessarily intrinsically outrageous violation (as improper reception of a sacrament) of what is sacred because consecrated to God. 2: gross irreverence toward a hallowed person, place, or thing  A few weeks ago, a 10 by 10 foot mosaic of La Virgen de Guadalupe riding a surfboard […]

Posted in: Modern Life, My Path

The Daily Miracle

March 4, 2011

0

“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the […]

Life at 30

March 1, 2011

0

When I was a kid, I thought that I’d be married by 27 and have a kid by 30.  I thought my thirties would look like the picture above.  Apparently, I didn’t know much about life.  And, of course, why would I?  My world was built by my parents’ ideas, expectations, and fears.  My job […]

Posted in: Modern Life, My Path

The Dream

February 17, 2011

0

I have been involved in many adventures that have brought on great changes in my life in the last two years.  Pursuing a minimalist lifestyle has made me more aware of my surroundings and more importantly, myself.  As I simplified my life, I discovered that I could carry on with less material possessions and that […]

Posted in: Modern Life, My Path

Goodbye, Groupon

February 16, 2011

0

Did you see those stupid Groupon Super Bowl commercials?  Yeah, so did I. My roommate and I were watching the game when the first images came on the screen and the narrator began speaking about Tibet.  We looked at each other in surprise and slight suspicion as to why such a commercial would be on […]

Posted in: Modern Life, My Path

Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2011

0

There’s no hiding from it:  It’s Valentine’s Day.  In case there was a slight chance that I could manage to escape any heart-shaped propaganda this morning, the grocery store poured on the love especially thick today and destroyed the possibility.  Balloons, flowers, cards, awkward stuffed animals…the works.  Surprisingly, it does not annoy me.  I am […]

Posted in: Music, My Path

New Year, New Goals

January 6, 2011

2

2010 has come to an end.  It was a very important year in my life because it was the year that I chose to detach myself from many distractions surrounding me.  It saw the beginning of this very blog and brought many positive changes in my life.  I have accomplished a lot in the last […]

Posted in: My Path