The Bible says, “Out of the mouth comes the overflow of the heart.” In context, it’s talking about whether you have a wicked or a righteous heart, which can be determined by what kind of things you say and do to and about people.
It is silence and choice, longing and waiting. It is working out and working on. It is holding and giving, clutching and releasing.
Being in a peak creative time is thrilling and rewarding in a hundred different ways, but you can’t stay at the top forever.
The creative life doesn’t come easily and requires wise teachers, self-motivation, honesty and humility to learn how to turn the job of artist into a life’s work.
Part 2, 5 more questions that every artist should have a good, thoughtful answer for.
Part 1, 5 of 10 questions that every artist should have a good, thoughtful answer for.
The latest hit song on the radio may be complete garbage, the kind that you will sing over and over to yourself while figuring out how to self-lobotomize and still get to work on time, and you may wonder why anyone would bother to write that song.