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 35 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 35: Word Association I struggled quite a bit with a topic for today’s blog post.  When I get stuck, I tend to free-write, playing word association until I get a result that makes some semblance of sense.  So, I used the photo above asContinue reading “Day 35 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 26 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 26: Artistic Spirit From Birth? The birth of my niece got me thinking about art and spirituality even more deeply than before. As our spirits enter the body, do we bring with us artistic talents and gifts? Or, does it depend on our personalityContinue reading “Day 26 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 24 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 24: How Fairy Tales Inspired Me I admit without hesitation or reservation that I love fairy tales – especially the animated movie kind. However, while some may deem them as a step backward in the journey toward female empowerment, I suggest a different perspective:Continue reading “Day 24 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 23 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 23: Seeking Attention “Was I really seeking good or just seeking attention?” That question posed in the wildly popular musical WICKED has been on my mind a lot this past week, and not just because the Broadway show remains one of my all-time favorites. IContinue reading “Day 23 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 18 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge: Lighthouse

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 18: Artistic Reflections   Reflections skim the surface The setting sun kissing the horizon The clouds stretch across the backdrop And the trees brush the sky   A scene of simple beauty Calm, peaceful, yet inspiring My imagination flutters And my spirit yearns toContinue reading “Day 18 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge: Lighthouse”

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”