ed my life around upon the realization that in life, anyone can be made vulnerable to a disease and be confined to the misery of excruciating thoughts and feelings of insecurity besides physical pain. Having surpassed cancer and being occasionally ill to this point has been such a humbling experience that it teaches me the way to joyful living despite the fact that humans possess only fleeting moments of existence on earth.
With this physiological conflict, I learn to view things in a different light and gain a more positive insight behind the principle of ‘carpe diem’ or seizing each passing day as if it were the last, for the essence of living occurs to be living in full measure and this is the reason I feel alive with enthusiasm as I venture to proceed with my studies in a manner of learning via creative rather than conventional approach. Equivalently, my tough encounters with sickness and slow recovery at some point has all the more inspired me to spend ample time with my family, close friends, church service, and the civil air patrol whenever I can.
Looking into the painting with analytical intent, one would observe that Alexander the Great quite reflects a figure of radiance instead of gloom, signifying that his monumental courage does not merely apply to fierce situations of combat among men fighting over territories and conquests to be won. The sight of Alexander in the marvelous craft of Siemiradzki is one that enables me to imagine bravery from within or that which depends not on the type of battle and what I have become out of illness I suppose resembles much of the heroic scenario in which Alexander appears far from ceasing to be great that he even manages to extend his confidence to the attending doctor at the time notwithstanding the dreadful case of his infectious disease. His aura in the masterpiece, to me, is symbolic of determination or fervent willfulness to live and conquer with which I could figure a relevant connection of personally