A million dreams!

 iArtDaily Challenge Day 15   Today is the midpoint of the #iartdaily challenge. The prompt is via a YouTube video: "A Million Dreams" from "The Greatest Showman." In an earlier blog post I talked about my aversion to anything circus-y, but this song spoke to me. The lyrics: A Million Dreams I close my eyes …

Failing forward

iArtDaily Challenge Day 14 “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” ~ Michael Jordan Tonight I walked by this vision board, which it turns out I created four years ago (I checked with friends). I was thinking I ought to take it down. It hangs …

The work of our heart

“We are compelled to do the work of our heart, no matter how hard to start.” ~ LeAura Alderson, author, podcaster, entrepreneur, co-founder-iCreateDaily This is the prompt for Day 10 of #iartdaily. It’s also Thursday, writing group day. For more than 10 years, every Thursday (with exceptions made for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day and New …

Creating: An ‘excellent adventure’

#iArtDaily Challenge Day 9: Free to Create! "Here’s to freedom, cheers to art. Here’s to having an excellent adventure and may the stopping never start.” ~ Jason Mraz, American singer-songwriter I used to look at a blank page in relative terror. What if I have nothing to bring? What if the page remains blank forever? …

‘Circling the Abyss’

#iArtDaily Challenge Day 8: Stepping Stones "Each moment is a stepping stone to the destination of your day." ~ LeAura Alderson, author, podcaster, entrepreneur, co-founder-iCreateDaily I love stepping stones -- in actuality and in concept. There's nothing more peaceful than walking across a stream on low-lying flattened stones, even pausing to sit on one for …

‘Go confidently in the direction of your dreams!’

iArtDaily Challenge Day 6: What do you envision? Here's the prompt: "Envision the life you want then head in that direction each day through the goals you set and the actions you take." ~ LeAura Alderson, author, podcaster, entrepreneur, co-founder-iCreateDaily My birthday was Thursday; I turned 63. I’m also still trying to figure out what …