Loneliness comes because Being itself longs to connect with your form and to experience your love by means of another creature. If you can channel your loneliness into your art, you invite Being to meet you there and to help … Continue reading Journaling: Loneliness Comes Because . . .
Trying to force creative production is ineffective, as creative forces don’t respond well to external pressure. To begin creative work we need only provide time and space to creativity and to then bid it come. Sometimes we’re at a place … Continue reading Journaling: Baiting Creativity
How marvelous and sacred are all things feminine! How wonderful is my desire to make myself and my abode pretty, clean, healthy, and tranquil! What idiots we are to trivialize nature, art, creativity, beauty, the imagination, to see them all … Continue reading Journal Entry: How Marvelous and Sacred, the Feminine
My sister Rita passed away in 2017. June 13th was her birthday. She’d often referred to herself as a “Down’s syndrome angel,” and so as I was missing her I imagined Down’s syndrome angels dancing across the flat rooftops just outside my window. I wrote a poem about it, and not much later Reynalds Leroux of Bordeaux, France, sent me a beautiful composition and asked me to write lyrics for it. The music was perfect for the poem. I decided to make a video with a few of Rita’s drawings. She was the most prolific artist I have ever known, … Continue reading “Rooftop Angels” (for Rita’s birthday)
Wanda Waterman Fully immersing ourselves in a creative project activates a different part of our brain. We lose track of time and our surroundings. Minutes blend into hours, and there are no thoughts apart from what’s happening in the present. … Continue reading Why Mindfulness in Art?