Having eyes, see ye not? and having ears, hear ye not? and do ye not remember? (Mark 8:18 KJV)
Sometimes I lose sight of who I am and how much I matter. How about you?
Keeping a journal, snapping photos with my phone and playing with art keeps my eyes open for beauty, my ears alert for messages and my heart keen on remembering, recording and rehearsing the good things to be witnessed in this life.
Take some time to see, to listen and to remember. Here’s your prompt for today:
I see myself as . . .
Sometimes we need a little something to inspire/motivate/kick us into gear with our creative practice. Recently, I learned a little technique that really helped. In the Creative+Practice workshop by Lisa Sonora, she mentions: Pairing.
The idea is to pair your intended practice with something you already do on a daily basis. Like that cup of coffee in the morning or your afternoon tea or maybe it’s a walk around the block and then you get started. Right now I’m pairing my canvas challenge with a photo a day to post on Instagram. I can’t explain how it works but it does. Here’s another simple connection. Do you breathe daily? Aha…that may just be the pairing we’re looking for! We breathe, therefore we practice.
Here are some photos that capture a snippet of how I see myself these days. I see myself as collecting, capturing and creating inspiration. I see myself as . . .