After yesterday’s post, I received 5 emails from readers who said ” I don’t have any art to make”. This was sad and telling.
I am told, by my beloved, that I can exhibit ‘selective hearing’ – only being aware of what I want to hear. This can be rude and hurtful if done with other people but may be helpful if you can hone it for conversations you are having with yourself.
What if my heart was screaming “say something, do something, this isn’t right” and I tuned out the voice? If the gift of fear was warning me to “stay away from this scheme” and I ignored it, the consequences might be serious. “You are remarkable” comes into my head and I deny it. ” Bob, try again” is the encouragement I ignore.
It is tricky business selecting which of my voices I should honor and trust and…
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