Day 45 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 45: Five Ways Art Can Help During Emotional or Spiritual Struggle I’ve encountered my fair share of struggles over the course of my less than 40 years of life, and endured thanks largely in part to the creative arts. Here are just a fewContinue reading “Day 45 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 29 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 29: Creativity Prompt #4 Result On Day 27, the prompt was to use the words “talent”, “spirit”, and “guide” as inspiration to create a piece of art.  I got creative with both the image and the brief story. Graceful as a swan on aContinue reading “Day 29 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 27 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 27: Creativity Prompt #4 TALENT…SPIRIT…GUIDE   Create a piece of art (writing, sculpting, painting, music composition, etc.), using the three words above as inspiration. I’ll post mine on Monday. Please stop back and tell me about your experience. Happy creating!   **I am anContinue reading “Day 27 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 20 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge: Color

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Within the confines of my mind exists an artist’s playground. Pastels swirl around me like a tornado – blues, pinks, and silver whirling by. I dare not reach my hand out for fear of disturbing the chaotic beauty moving in perfect motion. I lift myContinue reading “Day 20 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge: Color”

Day 8 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 8: An Artistic Representation of Spirituality   Fueled by nourishment of what grounds us and surrounds us We grow – vivid in color and rich with beauty Our petals reach in varying directions As we stretch towards new destinations and goals   We’re rootedContinue reading “Day 8 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 5 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression DAY FIVE: Creativity Prompt Using your preferred medium (writing, sculpting, painting, music composition, etc.), create a piece of art that represents your definition of spirituality. I’ll post mine on Monday. Happy creating!   **I am an Artistic Spirit! For most of my life I’ve usedContinue reading “Day 5 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 4 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression DAY FOUR:  I Wish My Foray into Acting Had Been Longer “Have you ever considered pursuing this as a career?” my acting instructor asked. I shook my head in response but let the idea linger. “I’m a singer,” I reminded myself. “That’s my dream.” Yet,Continue reading “Day 4 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 2 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression I am an Artistic Spirit! For most of my life I’ve used the creative arts as a source of spiritual exploration and healing, even though I didn’t always do so consciously. Sometimes I was the instrument creating the art and other times I was onContinue reading “Day 2 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression This pledge is not intended to promote any specific religious affiliation. Starting October 13th and lasting until January 31, 2015, I hereby pledge to foster spiritual reflection through artistic exploration. Each daily post will feature any of the following: How the creative arts helped meContinue reading “111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge”