Monday, August 6, 2012

Creating In The Face of Fear


You guys, by now, know that I love creating things. I can't tell you how many times I have said - "I need to create something every day" (whether it be sewing, cooking, card making, or journaling). Something tangible of my thoughts, my ideas.. of me, out here for the world (or at least my little world). 

While on Vacation last week, I ran across this amazing post. It was entitled Why Everybody Needs to Make Art Everyday. I love that blog (A Holy Experience), and I follow it almost every day. First off, the music is relaxing and bring peace to my soul. And her words, which flow effortlessly and like I am there with her - bring me to my knees. They help me see Jesus in the simple and the everyday. If you feel stressed out, overwhelmed, and lonely - her words will remind you of Someone greater who never leaves.

This post really spoke to me and I wanted to share it with you, I bet some of you can relate. So go on over here and read it.

Here are her 7 Keys to Creativity

What good things to keep in mind as I strive to create! Number 4 & 5 are hard for me - since the one thing I fear the most is failure.
Creating in the face of fear, it’s like that, a bit like flying right into freedom.
Remember that this week as you go about your day creating. :-)

Happy Monday!

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