- Begin with “You are loved, whether you produce anything today or not.”
Your offering is already acceptable. You have brought yourself to this day.
- Surround yourself with the things you enjoy, people you love and the things you love to do.
- If it flows, continue.
- If not, set it aside and begin again.
- Toil while it makes sense. Set it aside when it sags.
- Revise another day.
On the next day, begin with…
“You are loved, whether you produce anything today or not.”
This, most of all, because the fear of failing to produce acceptable fruit keeps our hands in our pockets and our hearts under wraps. The world needs our hearts and our hands. Love opens both.
What’s your creative process?
Oh, how much heaviness there is in that word: come. Grudgingly, we drag ourselves over into the compliant pile. Hauling our stuff with us. We wipe our brow, let out a sigh and, just as we are poised to rest on our laurels God says,
What an invitation: follow me. But I just sat down. What about my bags! My pillow. My clothes, my toothbrush, my computer, my iPhone, my…
Here, we travel light.