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Sometimes the words of others describe so well what I mean by crafting the spirit. Today’s quote comes from this week’s Rob Brezsny’s Free Will Astrology:
“Even if you don’t call yourself an artist, you have the potential to be a dynamic creator who is always hatching new plans, coming up with fresh ideas, and shifting your approach to everything you do as you adjust to life’s ceaseless invitation to change.
It’s to this part of you — the restless, inventive spirit — that I address the following: Unleash yourself! Don’t be satisfied with the world the way it is; don’t sit back passively and blankly complain about the dead weight of the mediocre status quo.
Instead, call on your curiosity and charisma and expressiveness and lust for life as you tinker with and rebuild everything you see so that it’s in greater harmony with the laws of love and more hospitable to your soul’s code.”
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I came across this quote from Henry Miller, in his book “Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch”.
“Whoever uses the spirit that is in him creatively is an artist. To make living itself an art, that is the goal.”
I really like this. Approaching life fully, with curiosity gives richer meaning to life, I feel.
One doesn’t need to make grand gestures, or a tremendous output of product.
For example, today I did a deep cleaning of my house. I have a little table set by a window that looks out to my back yard. For a long time it’s held a collection of all the thing my magpie side finds out on my explorations. Today I decided to clear that off, and intuitively, I put a journal and a pen on the table. In that moment, I knew I was committing to begin journaling again, or at the very least spend some time every day sitting there and writing or doodling/drawing.
My whole place feels fresh, reset, and open to possibilities. The cleaning’s not complete, but stagnant energy has dissipated.
A simple and mundane task became the gateway to new things. I really need to rewire that lamp. Electricty projects freak me out a bit.
A very good day indeed!