Monthly Archives: October 2015

A Creator’s Prayer

Loving Creator, Inspire me with Your spirit Give me Your vision Help me remember That making something out of nothing Is a privilege You gave me That makes me more like You. No matter how I choose to express it … Continue reading

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Creativity Provides Access to Creativity!

Chicago’s Red Theater is translating Shakespeare for its new show: They’re putting his verse into American Sign Language. by Aaron Sarver “The first time I saw sign language onstage, it filled me with anxiety. There was no way in, and … Continue reading

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Sharing My Work With Others

The quote above is how I feel about sharing my work with others. My work reveals my self to others in ways that are sometimes very uncomfortable, but putting my work in front of another person is my way of … Continue reading

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Creativity Helps Us Communicate With Other People When We Find The Right Language

I found this and was intrigued by the phrase “the enchanting music of sign language.” Christine Sun Kim was taught that since she was deaf, sound had no place in her life. She learned, however, that this was untrue. She … Continue reading

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Life Imitates Art–He Loves Me Healthy, He Loves Me Not by Renee Dyer

I already told y’all that I want to share books that are about disability/chronic illness. This book is by Renee Dyer, an author who is living with the story she tells, even though Nick and Brenna are fictional characters. I … Continue reading

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Learning About the Invalid Corps….

Lead On Network supporter @DayAlMohamed is working to capture a lost piece of ‪disability and ‪veteran‬s’ ‪history‬. If you can, please donate and Share. I saw this on Facebook. I wouldn’t normally copy and paste, but this is such a … Continue reading

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Flying and Wheeling Free

When I was at Camp Bluebird last week, a sweet old lady asked me what was wrong with my legs. I answered her question as quickly and to the point as possible, but I was really uncomfortable with the question … Continue reading

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Step Up to Your Vocation as a Creator

It’s never, never too late. If you’ve been afraid to commit yourself to creativity, it’s okay. Just don’t let fear drive your car anymore (Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic). Do one thing creative every day. Claim your identity as a creator, … Continue reading

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Want to Change Your Mindset to See Things More Creatively?

Advice to Myself Leave the dishes. Let the celery rot in the bottom drawer of the refrigerator and an earthen scum harden on the kitchen floor. Leave the black crumbs in the bottom of the toaster. Throw the cracked bowl … Continue reading

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Creative Living Beyond Fear

I’m back home after an eventful 3 days. This post may not be completely coherent, so please bear with me. 🙂 This week was Camp Bluebird. This is a 3 day gathering for adult cancer survivors. Some of us are … Continue reading

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