The new year brings with it a natural opportunity to begin freshly looking and creating!... everything I look at informs my perception and in time, my drawings, paintings and soul...Read More
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thoughts about creativity and art: live your life as your work of art.
I just finished reading "Make the Impossible Possible" by Bill Strickland!
It is so inspirational to read about how making a clay pot back in high school allowed him to follow his passion for creating and helping others. He began a school to help others find the motivation and empowerment that he discovered... Bidwell Training Center.
What is so inspiring is that Bill followed his passion and keeps trying until he finds a way to make it work! Sometimes I find myself starting to give up when things seem like they are not coming together.(Alright, I am pretty persistent, but I have my moments!}
We all can get sidetracked by life and everyday mundane, tragic and happy moments. I am, however, now much more cognizant of the fact that persistence and daily reflection on my life course works!
I am currently cataloging my work ( which requires both of the above mentioned qualities!) with an incredibly organized administrative assistant who has been kind enough to spend a couple of hours a week of her time working with me.!This frees up my mind and my time to focus on my current work.
How have you made changes when faced with lack of movement towards your goals?