How To Be An Artist…

It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, or so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere through which we look – to affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of the arts.Henry David Thoreau


What is art? One definition is: something created that reflects Truth, Beauty and Goodness to most people who gaze upon it. But why limit the definition of art to objects? Why can’t our life itself be a work of art? Why can’t each endeavor we undertake be a piece of art?

becoming an artist

We all are or certainly can be artists. It’s the way we approach things and it’s the way we live life. If we can skillfully diffuse a rough relationship moment that then results in love and harmony then we’ve just commissioned a high work of art. This work of art will last forever. That’s because everything worthwhile in life, which has generally to do with relationships, lasts an eternity. Love never fails…

Daily Affirmation: Today I AM a life artist.

Recommendation: The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

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