Don’t let fear sit in the Director’s Chair. Let’s do some mind-training exercises that will create the reality you’d rather see in full motion. Repeat after me.
The ‘next great American novel’ is likely one without distinguishable grid lines. It is the voice of a refugee fleeing terror or an illegal immigrant fighting poverty. It has no real roots except where one is running from. It is a story for the road.
As I mentioned in the previous post, I recently sat down with my friend Albert to help him jumpstart his creativity for songwriting. His goal was this: to make fresh connections and metaphors, using language that isn’t so “straightforward,” as is his usual style. The next day, I created a customized resource for him that… Continue reading Writing Challenge and Exercise
The past does not define my present. It does not define my future. My current mindset and belief defines it. And right now, I believe abundance is available to me. I believe I am creative and purposeful. My words carry impact and ignite powerful responses from the people who need to read them. My words evoke… Continue reading 25 Affirmations For a Healthier Writing Career
between sleep: i wonder if my hands get tired of keys. or if it makes running them across the strong back of my lover even more satisfying. i turn on the music, and it’s a slow slow lag, a lazy, dreaming drum, my hum, oh my hum is barely audible now, my love is not… Continue reading random writing from an old November draft
for as long as i can remember the children cried the pots seared and the tea boiled for as long as i can remember the breeze was outside while the smoke was in i’d swat at the flies i’d ruffle the bed i’d wait i’d cry while the children slept, i’d pause again for the hour… Continue reading past life inheritance – breaking old social structures
honesty and clarity do not come as shiny and round as the full moon. they fleck, chip off into pieces. a little honesty here. a little clarity there. but we are going deeper, now. to a Truth that reveals itself in every molecule of our being. this life on Earth enters us as symbolism for how… Continue reading 3/10/2015 channeled meditation.
Living in this state of readiness is what I call Creative Mindfulness. You can train yourself to be swept up by any project that inspires you (rather than putting it off for another time, or giving up on it all together). Here’s how.
Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.
Here, I’ve composed a conversation around the things that keep you hidden in your shell. These are thoughts and beliefs that sabotage your chance for recognition and connection in the world via the work you create.