When I was locked into the day job, I had no time to explore things I was curious about, no time to hang out at the library and no time to design and make the crochet projects rolling around in my head. I was up early every morning sitting at the desk, selling my time and life energy to something outside myself.
I wanted things to be different.
Beginning a creative project means we have to face our skill level first. We give up before we start. How did this successful author build her skills?
Are you stuck? Does
the thought of sitting in front of a blank page or blank canvas terrify
you? Do you have mountains of unused supplies? Does that make you feel guilty?
That crazy guy, Albert Einstein, said “The significant
problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking that created
When you engage in your creativity and feel the deep inner joy of being in a state of flow, you will begin to think differently. Your comfortable logical analytical way of thinking will be toast!&n...
Those are the words that begin the Hawaiian ho’oponopono ritual of forgiveness. If you aren’t familiar with it, it goes like this:
I was at a women’s gathering where one of the ladies shared
her experience with a recent European vacation.
She and her husband cruised the Danube and took an extra week to visit
sights they had always wanted to see. It
was the trip of a lifetime.
Then, on the flight home, they were upgraded to first
While sipping champagne and reveling in the extra room, she shared with the group how her mind drifted briefly to the giant credit card bill waiting upon her return. Then she thought of the sights, the sounds and the encounters with ...
It’s easy to gloss over where we’ve been. Day after day we go about our activities and forget to notice the shifts and completions. When I reflect on the years that have passed, I can see