Evans · DNS 2018
Eternity is just moments glued together by the web of togetherness. And change is an always present constant. So, we all eventually go through it. Some people change to become what they are meant to be, and some we change so that we can stay the same.
Volume number – who keeps count- of my life began with a change. My desire for it brought forth a torrent of destinations, end goals and dreams but never a trail to them. And to be honest, I never felt courageous enough to make one for myself. So, I turned my look around and in the end I found a path walked by a special few.
A path with so many different set of footprints, walked by so many wanderers before me. Yet, as every foot left a sign, none was ever covered by another. These, once lonely, travelers all found space to walk together, united on the same path, on their way to change. The mirroring horizon was like a so familiar dream, and in the distance you could see so many people. Smiling people, people of all ages passing the torch of knowledge back and forth, people from all around the globe dancing and singing in so many different languages yet somehow they all make a perfect symphony.
Now that you saw yourself in the horizon, check on the ground for a moment. I am Evangelos from Greece, and one of the fresh footprints is my own. I am a member of the team DNS 2018, or as I like to call it team “Con-fusion”. A team of extraordinary people bonding “together” for the next years of their life, as everyone brings their own flavor into the “fusion”.
So, I do now dare you to look for your mirror image into the horizon, and bring your flavour into our mix. Your truth, as ours, will be waiting in that long awaited destination. As I advised myself in the past, when looking down the cliff of uncertainty, take a leap of faith or even push yourself if needed. The fall might be scary, but all of us we’ll be there to catch you.
“A last advice from an aspiring teacher
Be brave enough to confront your fears
You are one of us, a magical creature
Let’s spend together our next three years.”
P.S.: You may always call me Evans.
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To choose the path of teaching took me some time, I must say. It started on my very first 1st of September, this is the day when the school year starts in Lithuania. I simply loved it. And I am not talking about the lessons and tests, but about all the kinds of people I got to interact with and about the learning process that was happening there, somehow in between lessons most of the time. Though I was in love with the school and Summer holidays always seemed too long of a break, I never thought I will become a teacher. It is now, when I reflect, I see lots of sense in my actions and choices that led me to choose this profession.
I like to find the beauty in what is around me, sometimes it only comes when I have my camera in hand, walking through city streets, noticing the glimmers of light shining through gaps between buildings or they way it gracefully dances along the clouds shortly before sunset.
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