Feel the pain and do it anyway

 

Wear the Flaming Crown, oil on canvas, 2017

Developing creativity means walking through the flames of uncertainty.

But if you get so far, rest assured, you are fortunate. Those flames are opening your eyes, mind, heart, and will, so you can do your best work.

Your best work needs a vessel, and it is preparing you to be that vessel.

Learn how to transform your fears into confidence in the future. John Lennon said, “Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”

The master creator has confidence in the future. Joseph Beuys said: “Death keeps me awake.” The master creator knows that death breaks the body but not the spirit.

To be awake to the spirit before that moment is to wear the flaming crown.

Most people will delay this moment; it is not yet their time. We understand what it means to love comfort and certitude, to delay the walk through the flames. In today’s world, you’re told to “feed yourself first” and justify doing so because “this is the world we live in.”

But if you want to become creative, you must surrender comfort for a constant stirring of restless potency and trade certainty for unresolvable unknowing. You must embrace the metamorphosis that begins to work within you, feeling it work its way through your cells like a hot wind.


To learn more about creativity and applying it to your own life, your work, your everything, get our free MP3 with Transcript:

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Do it now.


 

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