Inspiration in the Middle of the Night

“You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.” ― Saul Bellow Have you ever been awakened in the middle of the night with a really good idea, or inspiration to write or artistically create something? When I was younger I would wake up in the morning lookingContinue reading “Inspiration in the Middle of the Night”

Live Life Creatively

“Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You can’t get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what youContinue reading “Live Life Creatively”

All Creativity is Magic

“To me, all creativity is magic. Ideas start out in the empty void of your head – and they end up as a material thing, like a book you can hold in your hand. That is the magical process. It’s an alchemical thing. Yes, we do get the gold out of it but that’s notContinue reading “All Creativity is Magic”

You Become More Divine…

“You become more divine as you become more creative. All the religions of the world have said God is the creator. I don’t know whether he is the creator or not, but one thing I know: the more creative you become, the more godly you become. When your creativity comes to a climax, when yourContinue reading “You Become More Divine…”

Creativity in the Kitchen

Living a life with food restrictions has been on of my greatest challenges, but it has also been great fun.  It has required not only stepping outside the box, but sometimes ripping that box to pieces.   I have learned to try things that just seem impossible, because they usually work — like flax seed “eggs”Continue reading “Creativity in the Kitchen”

Not a Selfish Act

‎”Creative work is not a selfish act or a bid for attention on the part of the actor. It’s a gift to the world and every being in it. Don’t cheat us of your contribution. Give us what you’ve got.” ~Steven Pressfield