In this article, author Avril Somerville reasserts her responsibility as a writer and steward of spiritual gifts which helps others in their quest for meaning.
I am confident that this is a most fitting way to return to this blog, Life As An Art Form, after such a lengthy hiatus. I have been quietly rebelling against the need for the constant sharing of online content for the sake of industry standards for an author or artist of any kind. The sum of these standards seems to be a consuming and unattainable moving target, that once you become too focused on, would be intractable. Then I stumbled on this On Being episode below: Continue reading The Real Hunger Games
What were you born to do? Is there even such a thing as being born to do something? How can you know for certain? At what point along the journey do you receive confirmations about your gifts, purpose, or calling? How can we have clarity about the answers to these questions?
These questions confound most of us at some point in our lives; yet, I’m convinced that no two answers are exactly the same. This is because no two people ever see the world exactly the same way.
Continue reading ‘How’ Do You Know?
What good is your pen, they ask
dem just words on a page, you know
markings on a sheet
indication that maybe
too much time on your hands
I tell them
there’s power in this here pen
what I’m doing is
making war on this here page
and sometimes love too
Continue reading Why We Must Write