TOM SMILOVITIS

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When the flower has fully bloomed its spender starts to fade, as it is with life. The very idea of peaking in life as the be all is the shortest way to experience deep depression. Of course life has peaks and troughs and neither one ought to be our dwelling place forever. Life is a struggle which is where true enlightenment shines the most It was Jesus who encouraged those who really… Read More

A fundamental human trait is an ability to strive to achieve an end goal even against incredible odds. We rally together for justice We rally together for family and friends We rally together for economic gain We rally together for survival Human beings world wide will endure all sorts of hardship and still have an ability to retain their dignity. They will share their equity. They still smile and remain hopeful. I… Read More

CONTENT IS EVERYTHING We’re living in the most fascinating season of human existence where social media rules the world. Journalists are competing with virtual platforms where real news and fake news are blurred. Teachers are competing with virtual platforms where lifelong education and expedient information is being challenged. CONTENT IS EVERYTHING In the human struggle to exist and be relevant, is it a lawless jungle where the only the fittest survive? I… Read More

Have you ever taken the time to mock yourself and see the funny side of all your seriousness? Being offended or being surprised that others would dare mock you is both naive and sad. Naïve, because we’re not that grand in the world scheme of things. Sad, because we miss an opportunity to see ourselves in light of another person’s landscape. When we’re the but end of someone’s joke, we’ve achieved an… Read More

It is suggested that there are hundreds of prophecies that have been fulfilled concerning the deity of Jesus. What’s the problem with reducing Jesus to a great guy, wise person, mystical healer or anything else that sounds positive? When uncertainty hits at levels we have never experienced and our life feels like we are in quicksand, a great guy, wise person or healing mystic that lived 2,000 years ago just doesn’t work…. Read More

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