Tag Archives: create

Use your Imperfect Talents

Use what talents you possess. For the world would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang the best. –Henry Van Dyke Self-doubt is definitely one of the main culprits that keeps me from using my artistic … Continue reading

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Masquerade Masks: Ideas for Decorating

Whether you make your own masquerade mask or buy a blank one online, decorating your mask is a fun creative project packed full of potential for self-expression. Recently, my daughter, Andy, decorated some masks for her dance group. She used … Continue reading

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Re-centering Your Creative Self

Like constructing a dam in a swift-flowing river, time for reflection pools the soul’s waters so we can see our reflection. When outward flow to others stops, we seek mental, emotional, and spiritual rejuvenation. We artistic types must work at taking … Continue reading

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Follow, Create, Love Completely

God’s Spirit cannot be controlled nor marketed, like so much of life is these days. Like a wild, snapping wind, this unseen power defies human will, sliding through grasping fingers and roaming freely. The best we, who profess to believe, … Continue reading

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My Life Mantra by Elya Filler

My daughter shares her life mantra through photographs. You’re going to love this post! Forgive those who have hurt you. Let go. Ask for forgiveness from those you have hurt. Travel to destinations you’ve never planned to see. READ FURTHER…

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The Evolution of a Mixed Media Collage

I’ve been on a real bird kick lately, and this mixed media piece evolved from a poem I wrote and a photo my husband took in Yosemite National Park, California. I entitled the poem, “Broken Promises.” I needed a red-breasted robin … Continue reading

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The Gift

There is a moment of expectation that precedes creation of something new. Our spirit quickens when the gift arrives but also fears the unknown: READ THE ENTIRE POST…

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