Posts by: Timothy Bergeron

Semester Goals

Another semester is upon us and this one has started rather differently than the past others. Coming back to campus has not been as easy. It has posed some challenges both expected and unexpected. Whether it be from the winter weather or academics, it certainly had me in a melancholy state for the first few […]

Streaming Consciousness

I can say with complete certainty that I am fortunate. I have a strong support group of family and friends, a safe home to rest my head, and ample food to keep me going.   It has recently become more apparent to me that I must remind myself of this constantly. One “bad” day does […]

My Struggle

“Well, the Church is an institution, Mike. Made of men. It’s passing. My faith is in the eternal. I try to separate the two.” –Spotlight This is the quote that I used as my “spiritual writing” which influenced my spiritual life. I understand that this is not written to be spiritual nor by someone who […]

A Tribute to a Complicated Man

For the past month I have been working on an extremely laborious work of art that has genuinely pushed me physically and emotionally. Just to give a brief explanation of what it is: the work is a 5 foot by 4 foot canvas that I supported, and stretched by hand. Attached to the canvas are […]

Who Owns my Painting?

As an artist I find myself second guessing my decisions pretty consistently. “Was that the right move? Is this good enough? Am I good enough?” these are the kind of things that I find myself wrestling with in my mind. I have been a creator since I could put crayon on paper and waved that […]

An Impressive Faith

This week I have been thinking a lot about my Grandparents. Specifically, my Grandmother. My Grandmother (dad’s side) is the sweetest and most loving woman I know. Yet how she remains this way boggles my mind. Florence is the mother of three sons and married to a wonderful man (my grandfather) who had a major […]

Where I Want to Be

Spirituality is a strange and powerful thing. As someone who has grown up in a Catholic home and who has been raised with that faith, I can attest to the idea of “taking religion for granted”. From a young age, I understood the morals and themes of my belief as well as the obligation to […]