Archives for empowerment

Faith = Risk

Nothing happens until you step out and take action. Going after your dreams or pursuing your goals can feel like jumping out of an airplane or leaping off of a cliff, but nothing significant was ever achieved in life without making a risky move. Do you dream of painting in
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You Were Not Meant To Have Small Dreams

When God brings a dream it’s never small. He has a dream that lives inside the heart of each one of His Sons and Daughters. It is often close to our deepest desire, passion, and longing. That dream is significant and it matters deeply. It may seem small at first,
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Don’t Let Anyone Tell You Otherwise!

Have you ever been wrongly judged by one of your peers? Judgements are nasty things! I know a boy in my daughter’s sixth grade middle school class who is gifted with a sense of humor that makes a lot of people smile. But in his experimentation with that gift, several
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Discovering a Successful ART Business

To have a successful ART business, you can’t allow yourself to get discouraged just because things aren’t going the way you believe they should go. It’s trial and error. Learn from what didn’t happen, and then trial and error again. Treat it like a scientific experiment. Thomas Edison experimented with
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Don’t Strive To Be Different

You were already designed and created be be unique. It’s not something that you need to work to achieve. Just relax, simply be yourself, and your DNA will kick in and do it for you. The legendary CS Lewis expressed this truth very effectively when he said, “Even in literature
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When Bullies Start Attacking Your Art…

I watched it happen to two of my artist friends this week. A sixth grade girl named Suzy is growing in her love of drawing, and it is stirring up jealousy in one of her classmates who began lashing out and verbally tearing apart her work. The other artist is
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What Will You Do With What Is Available To You Now?

90% of the world’s data has been generated in the past two years. We have a striking advantage over those that lived 100 years ago. Some of the greatest creative breakthroughs in history were birthed with only a fraction of what is available to us today. Consider Henry Ford, the
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A Prayer For The Dreamer

How is the creative journey going for you? Every artistic person has a dream inside of them that was woven into the fabric of their being when they were created. That includes you! Sometimes we drop the ball on the things that are most important to us and our lives
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