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boost your creativity through lent

Boost Your Creativity Through Lent

Boost your Creativity through Lent Maybe you thought you’ve heard all the creativity boosters out there, but here is a new one: boost your creativity through Lent. It sounds counter-intuitive but it just might open up some new ideas and approaches to your art. The tradition of spiritual disciplines not only aids in developing your […]

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beauty is not subjective

Beauty is Not Subjective

Beauty is not subjective Beauty is not subjective. It is not simply in the eye of the beholder. If beauty were completely subjective, no two people would love the same architecture, the same flowers, the same sunsets, or the same actor. Universal appeal would be a meaningless phrase, and beauty a meaningless term. Consider this: […]

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never confuse art with beauty

Never Confuse Art with Beauty

Never Confuse Art with Beauty Never confuse art with beauty, lest you upset the artist and confound the masses. It is all too common for people to confuse them, probably because we don’t have a very good handle on either. Beauty and art have very different purposes, and it helps no one to confuse them. […]

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self care and the creative life

Self Care and the Creative Life

Self care and the creative life are critical topics to today’s artists of faith. Creativity does not thrive by itself. Nor does your soul. They need time and care. The good news is this: there are simple ways to nurture your soul and your creativity. From exercise to community, and from spiritual practices to simply […]

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creativity fueled by the incarnation

Creativity Fueled By The Incarnation

Creativity Fueled By The Incarnation Creativity fueled by the incarnation is life-giving. There is no other story that offers us such hope and promise amidst the sorrow and challenges facing our world. Incarnation is the word used to describe the birth of Jesus Christ, when he literally became a man, or “became flesh” as the […]

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shame

Shame: The Creativity Killer

Shame: The Creativity Killer Is Shame Killing Your Creativity? Is it eating away at your imagination? As an artist or professional creative you need to deal with anxiety and shame. The challenge of shame is this: Healing and growing requires vulnerability. We long to be known, and being known brings healing. This is the power […]

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Creative Sweet Spot

Creative Sweet Spot

Creative Sweet Spot Finding your creative sweet spot requires more than a great café to write in, a studio with great lighting, or finding a great writer’s group. Finding your creative sweet spot has more to do with the way your brain handles ideas, and giving your brain the time it needs to process. How […]

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