when pursuing aspirations, muses ain't got no quit
“If Typist’s sixth grade teacher were to read today’s love letter title — her hair would stand on end!” Thalia’s eyes radiated mirth. “A double negative AND the word ain’t — baaaahhhhh!”
Nia had no energy for Thalia’s taunt. “Better.” She peered intently at yesterday’s final handstand attempt. “Yet — the upper/lower body proportion is skewed. The handstander’s hands look like they’ve had a wrangle with a hot iron skillet. Why is there cabbage in the photo? And — is that — an orthopedic shoe or — a boot?”
“I agree… better than the cucumber-romper… draught-horse-cartwheel that was Painist’s first attempt.” The Muse of Harmony did her best to stifle a giggle. “Sorry Typist. The cabbage? Well… I checked the bin for shredded scraps from Paintist’s many attempts and couldn’t find them… cabbage is a stand-in.”
Words from Typist:
I aspire to improve my Drawist/Paintist skills so that:
I am a channel for God’s creativity, and my work comes to good.
As I create and listen, I will be led.
My creativity heals myself and others.
(nicked from The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron)
The muses and I are grateful for every comment in our threads.
We read them all!
Going forward, we’re going to answer one question from the previous day’s thread here in Words from Typist.
An experiment! Yay!
Bobby asked: What if showing up “messy” became normal (whatever that is)?
My experience continues to teach me that showing up as-I-am is fun, freeing, and life-giving.
The muses and I aim to lead by example… making space for our readers to experiment for themselves — to find joy, freedom, and growth.
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