The Mantra of Creativity

"Creativity doesn't wait for that perfect moment. It fashions its own perfect moments out of ordinary ones."Bruce Garrabrandt The muse can be conjured. Invited. Invoked. One of the mantras that has stayed with me all these years, is the mantra of creativity. Not just for painters and writers, cooks and potters, but for anyone who … Continue reading The Mantra of Creativity

A Vessel for Joy

I sat on my front step in morning meditation, a practice I'd observed for nearly 10 years. "I am joy." I ran the affirmation through my brain as a mantra. My shoulders shirked it off. Nope. Not joy. I had no idea what joy felt like. I certainly couldn't conjure it. Happiness I knew, but … Continue reading A Vessel for Joy