Creating art in all forms is very important to me. Creating a life as art has my mind wondering what potential for living intentionally have I missed.
It is amazingly easy to slip back into sleep walking then suddenly waking and wondering where the time went. As I look back over the last eleven months, it has me wondering how much was intentional and how much was sleep walking.
Now, I am trying to stay as non-judgemental as possible toward myself. It won't do me or anyone else any good to beat myself up. I am looking at it as an observer would for purposes of a discovery journey.
Life as art...
I have definitely been more creative in the last eleven months than in any other year but how much have I been awake? Well I know that when I am creating I am definitely living in the moment.
Introspection without judgement can be difficult, it certainly seems to be for me. It is like trying to clean a wound without causing pain, you can minimize the damage but you can't escape the discomfort.
I have painted my life with more color, in what I wear, within my home, and in my art. I have created vibrantly bold art but I am left wondering what have I done within my life that is truly bold.
Ahhh yes... This website and sharing all of my creations, encouraging others to create for their own healing, speaking out on what I feel strongly about, learning to love myself more as I emanate that love out into my community. I am far from perfect, far from living a fully intentional life as art, but I can see how it is all coming together. I can see how I can improve and take more actions to live a bold and juicy life filled with love and compassion.
Life as art... I am enjoying all the possibilities of painting my own landscape that is my life.
What in your life can you shed light upon, wake up to, and live more intentionally? How much more would you enjoy every moment if you created your life as art?
Grab a cup of tea or coffee (oh what the heck, get a danish too!) and sit a spell. You might want to grab your notebook and pen because you never know when you will be inspired to write down a quote, or jot down a poem of your own. Words are like that, they take you on a journey and the next thing you know you are breathing life into your own magical world of words.