Category Archives: Brilliant Books and Resources

Creative Power

Creativity is not a solitary movement.  That is its power. Whatever is touched by it, whoever hears it, sees it, senses it, knows it, is fed. That is why beholding someone else’s creative word, image, idea, fills us up, inspires … Continue reading

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Signs of Life: Brisbane – Wonder

I am a wanderer at heart and along the way I have been gathering snapshots of things that delight or amuse me.  So I thought I’d start sharing these pleasures with you in this whimsical new series Signs of Life: Brisbane … Continue reading

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Listening

The gods do, indeed, whisper before they scream.  The only real power we have to eliminate useless suffering in our world is to remain attentive, as in prayer, to the whispers instructing our choices.  The challenge for all of us … Continue reading

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Delight

We must risk delight… We must have the stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthless furnace of this world. Jack Gilbert quoted by Elizabeth Gilbert in Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

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The Muse

Find what brings you joy and go there. That is your place to create, to move with the spirit, for the Muse lingers near the home of your joy. Jan Phillips Marry Your Muse: Making a Lasting Commitment to your Creativity

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The Call

When you are ready to answer the call, you will hear it. It will come in different forms, but you will feel the nudge, that pull at your heart, that longing to reach down into the cavernous depths and find … Continue reading

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Safety

We all want safety, but safety, it turns out, is a paradox.  To feel really safe, you first have to step out into the unknown, experience the fear, and discover that all is well. Janet Conner Writing Down Your Soul: … Continue reading

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