Wordless Wednesday: Artist

Quote by Pablo Picasso

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Wordless Wednesdays: Courage

pablo (1)

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Wordless Wednesday: Wellness

Those who thinkthey have no time for healthy eating, will sooneror later have to make timefor illness.

 

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Wordless Wednesday: Make Your Day Perfect

Wordless Wednesday

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Wordless Wednesday (Sort Of): Inspiration

-No one has ever been able to control his thinking, although people may tell the story of how they have. I don’t let go of my thoughts — I meet them with understanding. Then they let go of me.”- Byron Katie

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Progress – More Than A Haiku

 

 

feels like standing still
yet I am fast enough to
arrive in due time

Sometimes it feels like there is no progress toward our goals, no matter how many actions we take. We wrote a few pages only to find out that we have to revise them all, from the ground up. Or worse, the entire day’s work had to be re-written. Those moments can bring you to the point of wanting to give up, yet we press on.

If we do not, if we allow this moment of defeat, the moment of what feels like a complete stand-still to actually bring us to a complete stop, we will never experience the truth of how close we were to succeed. Success is at the other end of those moments, the moments that feel motionless, and frustrating. We, as writers and artist need to remember that failures and temporary setbacks are not wasted time, they are still motion forward, even if only in lesson and experience. And we are indeed making progress, and it might be faster than we think.

 

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Be fierce and beautiful!

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Losing Fear

Digital Print - Lose Your Fears

“Lose Your Fears” Digital Print Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015

To live a creative life
we must lose our fear
of being wrong
j.c. pierce

What are you afraid of most? As artists and creatives, we often explore our own fears, as well as those of our audience, pushing it further than most, beyond that barrier that keeps others from taking action.
Being a creative person is playing at the edge of fear, pushing ourselves, even if we take the chance of being wrong, the chance of not reaching the desired outcome, the desired emotional connection. It takes bravery to be a creative person, an artist, and author.
Embrace your fears, and overcome them.

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