It’s About You But It’s About Others Too

Creative freedom is a gift we have as humans beings. It liberates us from a world that would be just fine seeing us lose our life so that we can fit into their box. I started writing my For the Conscious Writer posts in 2020 with the intention of having it lead into a mentoring program. (IContinue reading “It’s About You But It’s About Others Too”

Curiosity, Freedom, and Intensity

Interesting things happen when the creative impulse is cultivated with curiosity, freedom and intensity. Saul Bass Curiosity, freedom, and intensity where do we find those things? Some artists might say those things find us when we’re working. There’s others that say you have to go out and search for it. I think we must findContinue reading “Curiosity, Freedom, and Intensity”

Creative Freedom

In detachment lies the wisdom of uncertainty. ..in the wisdom of uncertainty lies the freedom from our past, from the known, which is the prison of past conditioning. And in our willingness to step into the unknown, the field of all possibilities, we surrender ourselves to the creative mind that orchestrates the dance of theContinue reading “Creative Freedom”

The Challenge

There’s creative freedom in having nothing to prove. Seeing the world for all that it is requires nothing but brutal honesty, you in your natural states. Same with writing, it doesn’t require a perfect human to share the truth, it requires an honest human. Once we step away from the insecurities that tell us weContinue reading “The Challenge”

Freedom to Listen, What I Forgot

I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen. Ernest Hemingway Among the three freedoms is freedom to listen. I felt something was missing when I finished it and now I finally figured it out. It’s learning to listen. There’s listening to the lessons that other’s haveContinue reading “Freedom to Listen, What I Forgot”

It’s Not About Creative Freedom

Where do I want my work to lead me? This is what I’ve been asking myself tonight. If I’m going to leave my future self a bread crumb trail, where do I want to lead myself? Is the point of this only to reach creative freedom? It’s not only to reach creative freedom. Most ofContinue reading “It’s Not About Creative Freedom”