Words of encouragement shared by Author Phyllis Edgerly Ring. ““Weaving, writing and painting our stories into the things we create is a way of feeding the Holy in Nature, which has kept us fed and alive,” says Toko-pa.” And so much more to help us through our writing journeys.
So many thoughtful souls keep us company when we’re on a path of creating.
“Creativity arises out of the tension between spontaneity and limitations, the latter (like the river banks) forcing the spontaneity into the various forms which are essential to the work of art or poem,” said Rollo May.
Kurt Vonnegut said, “The practice of art isn’t to make a living. It’s to make your soul grow.”
“People don’t talk about the soul very much anymore,” Anna Quindlen has noted. “It’s so much easier to write a résumé than to craft a spirit.”
“Weaving, writing and painting our stories into the things we create is a way of feeding the Holy in Nature, which has kept us fed and alive,” says Toko-pa. “And as we put all of our lostness and longing into the beauty we make, we do so knowing that we…
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So grateful. :) Bless you.
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