Tag: creativity

What are the Benefits of Writing a Spiritual Journal?

 April 29, 2022

Writing a journal is generally recognized as a helpful, healing, process. This can take many forms from a daily diary, a dream journal, a gratitude journal, a travel journal or an artistic journal. However, what is the difference between these journals and a spiritual journal? And what are the benefits of writing a spiritual journal? […]

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Was I a Better Writer in High School?

 March 31, 2021

Was I a better writer in high school than I am now? I know it may seem like the answer should be obvious. Of course I’m a better writer now than I was in high school. I’ve been at it for so long, have learned so much over the course of the years, not just […]

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Driving While Under the Influence of Writing

 December 4, 2020

Hemingway is reputed to have said, write drunk, edit sober. From my experience with NaNoWriMo the past eight years, I’ve got a different take on this. Writing provides its own type of high, with unexpected dangers – hence, driving under the influence of writing! Driving Under the Influence of Writing I thought of this while […]

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Psalm 33 – Is It Possible to Sing a New Song?

 August 7, 2018

Psalm 33 instructs us to sing a new song, “Sing to him a new song; play skillfully on the strings, with loud shouts.” (3) What might this new song be? How do we know it is new and not just a rehash of other songs, warmed over and re-served? Ecclesiastes says there is nothing new […]

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Are You a Craftsperson or Artist?

 September 18, 2017

Ordinary Time – Season of Stability It seems that craft and craftsmen/women have gone out of style. They finish a poor second to art and artists. We don’t refer to the afghans we make or other hand-crafted articles as simply crafts any more but as works of art, crafts appearing second class to art. The […]

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Boredom is the Artist’s Tool

 February 16, 2017

Ordinary Time Boredom is a great tool. It is the artist’s tool. I had never considered boredom as being good till reading a book on art that claimed boredom as a tool. Only boring people are bored, I used to think. How could anyone be bored when there is so much to do, so much […]

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