Creativity connects us with divine

by Rebecca A. Watson on October 19, 2011

in optimism, the artist's way, writing

This is a quick post mostly because I’m trying to do other work, which somehow led me to this video: Elizabeth Gilbert talking about divinity in creativity and how adopting this attitude could keep us from killing off the great creative thinkers.

It’s so in line with The Artist’s Way, which if you’ve been following my blog know I’ve been struggling working through over the past few months.

The talk is about 19 minutes, which is a lot of time to invest, but it had my hair standing on end with chills through my whole body. Well done Elizabeth!

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve wondered: Why is it that so many creative works have to be depressing and their author’s story so tragic? I’m out to change that mentality along with Elizabeth Gilbert, and I hope you’ll join us!

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