Our ability to be creative comes as a great surprise to many. We are often told that someone else in our family or that our child is gifted and that we are not.
Finding a creative collaborative partner in the visual arts is a holy grail of sorts. While musicians, actors and dancers all need to learn to work and play well with others, visual artists all seem to think they don't need anyone else.
Igniting the creative flame within requires us to let go of the known and venture into the unknown. Learning to let go is one of the greatest secrets of living a fully creative life.
The art of gratitude and being grateful is being able to give heartfelt thanks. Therefore gratitude requires an emotional state and an awareness.