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For a long time I went from day to day filling unfulfilled, feeling like something needed to happen, I needed I change. Although I was doing ok, I had my family, my friends and I was doing what I love, design. However, that unfulfilling feeling was not going away no matter what I do and who I was with. So I prayed to the Lord that he will give me that change I needed.

One day we get a call from someone wanting to get a website;  through the process of developing the site and the chats on the phone, one day they make me an invitation to move to Florida where they are and be part of their prophetic ministry. That was the CHANGE I've been praying for!!
But it is funny sometimes how it can be disconcerting when we get what we asked for. At first I was, afraid, I guess because the opportunity I've been praying was right there for me to grasp. But the change, was not an easy one to make, for making it meant leaving everything I knew behind, family, friends, colleagues, all that I knew had to be left behind if I made the decision of taking the chance to change my life. I prayed asking if this was from God and if this is what He wanted me to do. At some point I thought of not doing it, but then that unfulfilling feeling made me realize that this is what I needed.

So, after two months of struggling with the decision, I made up my mind, I said good bye to every one and left Rocky Mount, NC heading to Altamonte Springs, FL. It was not an easy decision to make, but I did, for I have come to a point in my life where I believe that a life full of regrets is worst than a life with many mistakes.

I'm here now, living in Altamonte Springs, where a new chapter in life has begun, I don't know what awaits me in the days to come, but I guess that's the beauty of it, for it we knew what the future holds for us, will we work as hard and appreciate it as much once we get there?
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Manuel Sotelo
Artist | Professional | Design & Interfaces
United States
I've been into art since I can remember, every aspect of designing is just awesome, type, colors, symmetry, creativity, art is art and doesn't need to be nothing else, but a way of showing the world the vision in our hearts.
I recently moved to Altamonte Spring, FL to be part of a prophetic ministry, so now I'm working mostly as a freelancer. Specializing in logo and identity design, but also doing any type of graphic and web design. I do a little of photography and photo manipulations. I love nature,travel, and the sea; well, really I like almost anything that sounds exciting.

Current Residence: Altamonte Springs, FL, US
deviantWEAR sizing preference: Medium
Print preference: Glossy
Favourite genre of music: I like about anything, but my favorite is pop, classical and the 80's rock
Favourite photographer: Ansel Adams, Valentina Kallias,
Favourite style of art: Pretty much anything that has to do with art, art in in most of its forms is simply beatiful
Operating System: Mac OS X Lepoard
MP3 player of choice: ipod
Favourite cartoon character: Seiya

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JazzB24 Oct 10, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Manny!!! I need a Favor....I need a Logo Design...(not class related) 4 my music group I cant think of any ideas 4 Logo for 8Bit & Heartbreaks u think u come up with something?
MannyDesigns Oct 12, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
I've been really busy lately, but I'll see if I can come up with something, but don't wait on me though.
JazzB24 Oct 12, 2009  Student Digital Artist
alrighty no biggy i was just asking but thanx
KarenMcDade Aug 20, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
Thank you for the fave, and for the watch! :hug:
MannyDesigns Aug 20, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
no problem, you have some nice work in your gallery.
So you're from South Africa. The eyes of the world are going to be there for the 2010 World Cup.
KarenMcDade Aug 20, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
I know. I just hope they're ready in time - last I heard the development of the stadiums was running a bit behind. Security better be good too - SA is not renowned for it's safety. :worry:
MannyDesigns Aug 20, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
I'm pretty sure they'll make it on time; and about the safety in SA, I can say the same thing about my home country, Mexico, so don't feel bad.
MannyDesigns Aug 7, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
Quen Onda? I heard school summer is over, I'm pretty sure you're excited about it, and that's mostly because you'll have more time to work on your stuff, forget resting!
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