What’s the Point of the Arts?

I do believe the arts are a spiritual endeavour, one that’s not always easily put into words. But when I read about cuts to the arts in schools, or run into someone who asks what the point is of studying literature or…

We are Creative Adults: Age is Irrelevant

This week’s post is short, because the week has been full of celebrations, and they’re going to continue into the weekend. Our culture values youth, and I think it’s a great thing. Only a generation or two ago, youth were told to…

What’s Your Constellation of Images? How to Find Your Voice

Last time, I reflected on how writing from your past can help you develop your voice, since you’re the only one who has experienced your past. (I also gave you a few warnings about writing about people from your past.) I just…