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seasons of the creative life

Seasons of the Creative Life

Seasons of The Creative Life The successful career of an artist requires adapting to the seasons of the creative life. The same creativity required to innovate and express new ideas, is needed to adapt to the seasons of life. Each season in life presents us with fresh opportunities and obstacles. From studying under mentors in […]

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knowing your why

Knowing Your Why

Knowing Your Why Surviving and thriving in a creative field requires knowing your “why.” Your purpose must be greater than any setback you encounter. Nothing worthwhile comes easy, and there is no story worth reading that does not possess a struggle. The fascinating truth is that your life and your art possess this same dynamic. […]

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art fear freedom

Art, Fear & Freedom

Art, Fear & Freedom Your creative life and your spiritual life will grind to a halt if you don’t face your fears. God didn’t design you to live in fear or to be paralyzed by fear. Becoming a thriving artist and a healthy person requires the courage to face our fears, and to find freedom […]

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surprised by joy

Surprised By Joy

Surprised by Joy Great stories always encounter overwhelming obstacles and challenges, but somehow in the end we find a new hope and we can be surprised by joy. This is not only in first world countries or in western culture. It is universal. Why? Because the human heart was made with a homing device, which […]

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life before the resurrection

Life Before the Resurrection

Life Before the Resurrection This past weekend we celebrated Palm Sunday and reflected on Jesus’ life before the resurrection. What a marvelous day it must have been for the disciples when Jesus was finally honored, praised, and celebrated. They may have started to wonder when this day would come. How many times had Jesus performed […]

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Faithful Fairy Tales

Faithful Fairy Tales

Faithful Fairy Tales Our culture needs more than faithful pastors and theologians, we also need faithful fairy tales and writers. We need pastors and theologians to help us understand the depth and mystery within God’s Word. We need artists, filmmakers, and the writers of parables and fairy tales to create stories that inspire us afresh. […]

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is God in control of my career

Is God in Control of My Career?

Is God in Control of My Career? Have you ever wondered, “Is God in control of my career?” You’ve worked hard, you’ve put in the 10,000 hours to develop your talent, and been shrewd about pursuing meaningful opportunities. And yet, you haven’t gotten the ‘break’ you hoped for or risen to a level of success […]

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shrewd as serpents

Shrewd As Serpents

Shrewd as Serpents The life of a creative requires not only talent and skill, but it also requires you to be shrewd as a serpent. Over the last 20 years, I don’t know how many times I have coached creatives on the need to be shrewd as serpents. It isn’t your typical sermon content, or […]

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