Everyone who becomes a patron is royalty. Everyone who receives patronage is an artist. Well, that’s an idyllic concept of “patron of the arts” anyway. Certainly, in my eyes, being a patron of the arts is a beautiful way to further beauty and creativity […]
This will be a very short post.
It may not be the same for everyone, but sometimes words get in the way of my imagination. Twitter has been a good “teacher” in this regard. By forcing me to limit my verbalization to 140 characters, it allows the imagination to emerge in place of more […]
I had known for a while that my old laptop was potentially near the end of its life. The hardware […]
This guest post is by the introspective blogger and amazing author, Brenna Layne. I think you’ll see what I mean once you read this post. She is on social media sabbatical, so her blog is a good place to get to know her better.
Thank you, Brenna, for your courage and depth. You […]
As you know if you’ve been reading this blog, I have found the art journal paintings of Tracee Vetting Wolf to be deeply inspiring. One of the results is that we’ve collaborated on a few videos. To be more precise, Tracee created the video. I took my […]
Waiting for Life
Like many people I know who often have creative ideas, I have been known to procrastinate. I’ve been collecting moving water moving pictures for many years.I had intended — in various degrees over many months — to turn them into an online video. Finally, a couple of months ago, […]
Committed: A Memoir Of The Artist’s Road is a recently published book by Patrick Ross. He was good enough to send me a copy for review, but I was not quick to read it. That was no fault of the book. It’s a very engaging book and frankly the depth […]
“If you knew that your life’s story will be written based upon your choices and actions in 2015, how will you live?”
Sunni Brown offered us this prompt in #Quest2015: How could you make moments of joy a sacred priority in 2015? What forms will such moments take? Doodle your way into these questions and share your doodles.
The next prompt in #quest2015 comes from Charlie Gilkey, the brain and heart behind Productive Flourishing:
“Pursue knowledge, daily gain. Pursue Tao (wisdom), daily loss.” – Tao Te Ching (translated by Derek Lin)
We often think too much about adding new things, when the source of a lot of our growth is eliminating old […]