A Recipe for Creativity

The rumbling inside bubbles; a brook of new beginnings beckons. Creativity’s call to contemplate and create. Newness surges, rushes over obstacles I’ve allowed to stymie me, to close my art room door, when I’m on the wrong side. So I wrestle with all of my realities, I’m too busy…need to go to the gym…fix up the house …

“Lord, help me to endure my blessings.”

A tiny refrigerator magnet reminds me to be thankful when coffers of heart and home bulge with abundance. The words etched into the middle read, “Lord, help me to endure my blessings.” My mother gave me this magnet as a gift during a particularly busy time of my life. Now the words comfort me as …

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 …

The Importance of a Writer’s Value Assessment

Are there any other aspiring writers out there drowning in this sea of publishing pieces? When I decided to pursue publishing my manuscripts, I began researching what was required of writers in this technologically driven era. I had just emerged from a lengthy season of writing isolation, which enabled me to produce profusely. Yet the more …

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