What would you do with a canvas,
a brush, and colours?
What could you bring to a table set blank
with paints, and space to make your mark,
to leave your print.
I have a feeling He’s given us permission
to pick the paints,
and the colours that reflect us. Continue reading “A Canvas …”
God of new creating,
who beckons us
to the dance of birthing
and sustains us
in our laboring,
hear this prayer: Continue reading “God Of New Creating …”
There is a tendency to want to hurry from autumn to spring, to avoid the long dark days that winter brings. Many people do not like constant days bereft of light and months filled with colder temperatures. They struggle with the bleakness of land and the emptiness of trees. Their eyes and hearts seek color. Their spirits tire of tasting the endless gray skies. There is great rejoicing in the thought that light and warmth will soon be filling more and more of each new day. Continue reading “A Celebration of Winter Solstice …”
I believe I am worth the time it takes to create
whatever I feel called to create. Continue reading “The Artist’s Creed …”
Each day we go about our business,
walking past each other, catching each other’s
eyes or not, about to speak or speaking.
Continue reading “Praise Song for the Day …”
All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness. The mind then gives form to the creative impulse or insight. Even the great scientists have reported that their creative breakthroughs came at a time of mental quietude.
— Eckhart Tolle from The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
Continue reading “Every Human Is An Artist. The Dream Of Your Life Is To Make Beautiful Art …”