When you look at the photo of me pedaling along my favorite trail, a 10-mile trail that encompasses more nature than populated areas - fear is likely the last thought to come to mind. Why would anyone think of panic when you become one with nature, which is what we see happening in the photo? … Continue reading Beauty Overcoming Fear
Words of encouragement shared by Author Phyllis Edgerly Ring. ““Weaving, writing and painting our stories into the things we create is a way of feeding the Holy in Nature, which has kept us fed and alive,” says Toko-pa.” And so much more to help us through our writing journeys.
So many thoughtful souls keep us company when we’re on a path of creating.
“Creativity arises out of the tension between spontaneity and limitations, the latter (like the river banks) forcing the spontaneity into the various forms which are essential to the work of art or poem,” said Rollo May.
Kurt Vonnegut said, “The practice of art isn’t to make a living. It’s to make your soul grow.”
“People don’t talk about the soul very much anymore,” Anna Quindlen has noted. “It’s so much easier to write a résumé than to craft a spirit.”
“Weaving, writing and painting our stories into the things we create is a way of feeding the Holy in Nature, which has kept us fed and alive,” says Toko-pa. “And as we put all of our lostness and longing into the beauty we make, we do so knowing that we…
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