Celebrating Art

When we first start practicing our art, it will be ugly.  It will be messy.  Things will not work the way we want them to.  What we imagine will not be what happens.  Our desires and our intentions will not clearly manifest through our efforts.  We will fumble and get frustrated.  We will get discouraged. …

Joy In Creativity

Life is difficult enough as is, but imagine how much worse it would be without the arts. Whether we are talking about the fine arts, performing arts, culinary arts, or even martial arts, much of what makes life worthwhile is the product of creativity more than practicality. Of course, we need food, clothing, shelter, and…