Tag: creativity

SCREEN TIME

“Fear is a manipulative emotion that can trick us into living a boring life.”  Donald Miller The other day I got a notice on my phone.  It felt the urge to tell/warn me that the previous week my screen time was down 67%.  I was off the screen an average of 1 hour and 1…

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ARTSY LUNCH

“A less advertised truth about art making is that it’s more important to be productive than creative.” Well, the above quote gives me something to think about.  First of all, it has me thinking, “I wonder if that’s true?”  Maybe I’ll just go to my art studio and whip up a few creations this evening.…

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SOUL FOOD

“I wish to live a life that causes my soul to dance inside my body.” ~Dele Olanubi I recently completed an online course on intuitive painting.  I did learn a few things about art and painting and trusting the process.  But one of the best lessons I learned had to do with seeing. It seems…

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GOOD ADVICE

“I tried being reasonable.  I didn’t like it.”  Clint Eastwood I recently received a comment from a reader who was trying to help.  The reader said that they’d read a number of my posts and observed that I was repetitious and that was why my Google rating was low.  But help could be on the…

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BEING ARTISTIC

“There are no rules to creativity.”  Laura Jaworski After the holidays I have the custom to quickly re-gift items that don’t fit into my chosen lifestyle, but that someone else might enjoy.  This year I received an adult coloring book (the meditative kind) and some markers.  I asked a friend if her granddaughter might find…

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DRESSED UP DRESSER

“I just want to drink coffee and paint furniture.” I think it’s simply a shame that humans have been led to believe that there’s a right way when it comes to decorating and/or art.  Fortunately, I’m not one for such rules because I generally can’t understand what people are talking about or I’m too busy…

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RULES TO LIVE BY

“Everybody is a genius.  But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”  Albert Einstein A number of entries ago (January 27) I told you my made up story about man who decided he couldn’t walk.  I hope it got…

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MAKING FACES

CBA* – “The peacemaking meeting scheduled for today has been canceled due to a conflict.” *Yes, these are actual misprints and other word glitches from real Church Bulletins.  Thanks for asking. But onward to making faces.  As some of my ardent followers know (all two of you) my lovely, talented granddaughter, Miah, is in the…

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SEND ME A REMINDER

CBA* – “Ladies Bible Study will be held Thursday morning at 10:00.  All ladies are invited to lunch in the Fellowship Hall after the B.S. is done .” As I move quietly into my golden years …  Wait.  I’ve not done anything too quietly as of late.  I’ve come to realize that I’m on the other…

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I LOVE UPS

“Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.”  David Gerrold Every now and then my husband and I play a game called, “Who Got the Most Packages This Week!” Yes, we’ve fallen prey to the “Buy with one…

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