Creative people aren’t any different from people who don’t consider themselves to be creative. It’s just that creative people have chosen to say “yes” to their heart’s longing to express itself.
Every week, I get lots of suggestions from well-meaning folks for books they think I might be interested in, videos to watch, articles, and so forth that seem related to the work that I do. Since I work with imagery and metaphor, I get a plethora of suggestions for books and articles about imagery, metaphor, [ Read more … ]
I love working with artists and writers… AND I have a class for artists and writers coming up this weekend at Book Passage in Corte Madera, I hope you can join me! Scroll to the bottom for details. This month I spoke at the California Writers Club. It was their super fun Halloween meeting, and [ Read more … ]
I got asked an impossible question a couple months ago. Nicolae Tanase, founder of the well-known “Meaning of Life” e-publication, has interviewed over 900 leaders, thinkers, writers, researchers, elders, artists, CEOs, laymen, etc. on the meaning of life, and she sent that question to me. Honestly, it seemed like too big of a question. But when [ Read more … ]
I’m feeling moved to share one of my favorite poem by Maya Angelou. Although she mentions “my children” in the first line of Elegy, I’ve never felt her poem was to be read literally. This poem is about our creative offspring… whatever they may be. What have we nurtured in our lives? What are we [ Read more … ]