Remaining sufficiently disciplined to be consistently creative while being employed in a different field is a delicate balance that many of us understand. Owning and running a small fine arts business on the side is certainly challenging as well. Doing this while working full time in higher education as a faculty librarian and administrator (the … More Life is not still.
I know that sometimes I have to concentrate on painting strategically for the business, and that’s perfectly acceptable. Balance, however, dictates that I also need to paint for the fun of it. Case in point, I am getting ready for a historical trade fair in March. As a result, I am painting a few historical … More Balance of motivations.
Every moment, every day, every month, we have thousands of choices that we must make. Some are small and seemingly inconsequential. Some are larger and can impact what tomorrow will bring. Still others can literally change the direction of our life. Knowing that these choices can carry such radical weight, we can try using our … More Choices and Perseverance – and listening for direction.