A Life Cleanse

“I need a life cleanse.” My sister’s words caught my attention. Our discussion had begun with the topic of juice cleanses to eliminate body toxins, and then we’d moved on to removing obstacles to our creativity. Both of us had found ourselves drowning in a sea of requests, events, and requirements. We’d complained about the …

When the Practical Must Trump the Creative

Part of creative management requires that we take care of business—those dreaded details of maintaining an organized lifestyle. For example, we must set down the paintbrush or pen so we can clean out a closet or organize a workspace. Setting our affairs in order often forces us to retreat from the art room and engage …

The Seeding of Artistic Desires

"The heart seeds desires long before we whisper prayers!" Have you ever noticed that a longing for something more precedes change? A restlessness and indescribable pull takes you in a direction before you understand what is happening. I have noted this reoccurring pattern in my creative life; a notion for a new art form plants inside my mind and begins …

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