Life lessons

Creating art after earthquakes in Japan

Since the March 11th earthquakes and other events here in Japan, the creative muse has not been with me. Even though I wanted to, I just couldn’t express any artwork. I observed the world, felt deep emotions and then went internal to process things for a while. It was better just to be silent. The(…)

Accomplishing dreams

Being creative is almost like drowning in a sea of ideas! Sometimes goals and dreams seem too big or too complicated to accomplish it all. What do you choose? How? When? Why? Where? It’s easy to let doubts or procrastination delay the attaining of what we want. Those delays are a necessary part of things. There is a(…)

Taking risks

I’m standing on a cliff looking out into the sky. There is mist all around me and I can’t see the ground. I can’t even see three steps ahead of me. But I know it’s a cliff I’m standing on. It will take a leap of some kind. A leap of the mind, the spirit, or something… The(…)