The Soulful Artist

Life. Art. Transcendence.

O Day 6 of my 30 Days of Creativity Challenge. Making art is hard. It’s a challenge that when coupled with self-doubt it makes for a disastrous outcome. Paintings and works left undone, forgotten. Self-criticism is rough. But if we look through a wide angle lens versus a macro lens you’ll see it from a …

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Day 5 of 30 of my 30 Days Of Creativity Challenge. I talk to a lot of people about their passions and creativity. It’s not really what you think. I’m a Nurse by profession so I talk a lot as a distraction when I’m doing unpleasant things (giving injections, starting IVs, etc.). What I’ve learned …

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Day 4 of 30 of my 30 Days Of Creativity Challenge. Sometimes I feel as if I don’t have the time to take to paint and create, even if it’s only for a few minutes. It’s when this happens that I know that the time I take is necessary. The time I spend creating is …

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Day 3 of 30 of my 30 Days Of Creativity Challenge. When it comes to creativity, for some, the most challenging part is in getting started. What I’ve learned is that if you wait to feel like it, you won’t ever do it. You just have to start. I’m a runner so when I think …

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Day 2 of 30 of my 30 Days Of Creativity Challenge. When I first picked up a paint brush in late 2016, my “painting” was nothing more than a big, blue blob of blue paint on a canvas. It resembled absolutely nothing. But something happened to me that night. Something stirred and awakened within me. …

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Day/Card 14 of 39 … Multidimensional … At any one given time, there are multiple versions of us that exist in time and space. You are more than meets the eye. Much more than just your body. More than your Soul. You’re an integral part of the Universe, present on many levels of reality simultaneously, …

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Day/Card 9 of 39 … Breathe … On any given day, we take about 25,000 breaths. Inhaling, taking in air and oxygen, exhaling carbon dioxide. For the most part, breathing is automatic and subconscious and we don’t think about breathing until there is a problem. We forget that breathing is more than just air and …

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Day/Card 1 of 39 … IMAGINE … Remember when you were young and you would have imaginary friends, and make you elaborate stories? When did you stop doing this? Who told you that you needed to come back to earth? Stop dreaming? Quit wasting your time? When I was small, I had a HUGE imagination! …

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