In the process of searching for the words, and guiding them from my head to the page, the pictures arrive.
I am incredibly grateful for the inspiring people who have brought me to insights I would have never arrived at on my own
Sometimes working with the stray marks and the brush strokes that go awry open us up to new creative possibilities.
Unhealthy render us unappreciative of our living particularities. Gratitude is a protest against the autocracy of comparison.
The sign above the inferno of the process reads “abandon all hope ye who enter here”. Those who create enter boldly…
This is an attempt to get back to the dangerous ideas, and maybe that’s a dangerous idea in itself. I hope that it is.
Art and Integrity are built upon “trust”; trust in the work, trust in the process, the trust you give to others, and the trust you receive in return.
What if it’s all the various “pieces” that make up a piece of art that are the real ‘masterpieces”? And what if we treated them that way?
Integrity becomes apparent through the deliberateness of our intentions, the consistency of our behavior, and the congruence of our actions.
A few weeks back I had the privilege of recording a few thoughts for The Riverside Church’s podcast “Be Still and Go”. Here’s the transcript!