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thoughts about creativity and  art:   live your life as your work of art.

Discover the creativity within you...

Waking up each day has always been a gift and an adventure for me! I find joy in the possibilities of the minutes and hours I have been given. Although each day brings with it changes and detours, the most amazing journeys that I never imagined reveal themselves. Like magic, I can change the day by changing my perspective. What was a deficit before can become an opportunity.

Being an artist, and practicing daily with pencils and paint has given me to the skills and courage to create with the material available to me each day. It can be as simple as finding something in a refrigerator or pantry that previously appeared uninspiring a moment before. Or it can be the incredible journey of creating a painting or discovering a solution to a problem that will change life for the better for many people.

Creativity expert, Sir Ken Robinson recently spoke at a Zeitgeist Conference about the far reaching importance of creativity on education and on our future.

 

Time is like rushing water

People who have faith in life are like swimmers

who entrust themselves to a rushing river.

They neither abandon themselves to its current, nor try to resist it.

Rather, they adjust their every movement to the watercourse,

use it with purpose and skill,

and enjoy the adventure.

David Steindl-Rast