Category Archives: Creativity

Competing Priorities

Not every window of opportunity is worth flying through! Often when the world seems right for you to press forward with your dreams, enticing winds of change swirl and snap open windows of possibility. Creative feathers have grown into wings … Continue reading

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Depression and the Artistic Temperament

If you’re an artistic soul, then you’ve battled depression, this enemy of soul. You’ve got this light, bright side most people see and admire, and then there’s the dark place only those closest to you know you crawl into at … Continue reading

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Creativity as an Act of Worship and Sharing

Maybe, like The Little Drummer Boy, each one of us has a song to play as an act of worship… I have no gift to bring… That’s fit to give our King… Shall I play for you?… Then He smiled at … Continue reading

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The Parting: Letting Go of Your Paintings

Personal paintings become a part of the artist’s journey, and, like good friends, can be difficult to say good-bye to as you travel along your creative path. This watercolor my sister and I created reminds us of those family camping … Continue reading

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The Fallow Ground of Creativity

Have you ever noticed that dry times tend to follow a creative project? I know I have. I can be on such an artistic roll painting or writing or songwriting, and then I finish the piece and my creativity comes … Continue reading

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Dare to Dream Beyond your Fears and Limitations

Dream is an artistic expression of my creative aspirations. What if we dared to dream of possibilities beyond our present skills or the obstacles life throws our way? Dream is a mixed media piece I created to express my desire to … Continue reading

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The Art of Breathing

Sometimes life is about breathing deeply, enjoying the people who make life worth living, like family at my Aunt Nancy’s 80th birthday celebration. And at other times, life is about gasping for air and holding your breath for as long … Continue reading

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