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The Spirit-led Artist: Part 5

The role of the artist has always been a source of discomfort for those in charge of the Church. Artists are not good little soldiers who love to march in line.

Understanding Author’s Craft

So how do we understand author’s craft more authentically? And how do we appreciate it in order to make ourselves better writers?

How To Be A Courageous Creative With Jenny Randle

Wouldn’t you love to learn about how to be free to be who God made you to be? What does it look like to live that way? Join Jill’s conversation with author and Emmy-winner Jenny Randle.

The Spirit-led Artist: Part 4

The same Spirit who guides in the crafting of the work signals us with a release when we are done.

Painting My Freedom

We are all created in the image of God. He is creative, so we have that ability to create as well, though your method may be different from mine.

The Spirit-led Artist: Part 3

The Creator has made us to be creators as well. Madeliene L’Engle says that the creation of the universe is still going on and we have been called to do our part in it.

What is Your Creative Child?

It’s okay to begin even if we don’t have the outcome as clearly in our minds as we would like. It will be messy, scary, but most of all, exhilarating.

The Spirit-led Artist: Part 2

As I walk in the Spirit, I can go from work to work, creating the very things I was created to create! Long ago, the Lord planned my life for me.

Forcing Inspiration

Inspiration is a creative urge that downloads somewhat spontaneously. It doesn’t grow like a muscle through hard work and patience.

The Spirit-led Artist—The Role of the Holy Spirit in the Creative Process: Part 1

The creative process is a mysterious linkage of the talents and skills of the artist with the mind of God. Even non-Christian teachers recognize that artists somehow tap into the divine when they create.

The Curse of the 5-Paragraph Essay

The five-paragraph essay is not the father of writing. He’s not the only writing format out there. And figuring out how many sentences a conclusion should have is not a crucial writing question. 

The Terrible Toos

I don’t know about you, but I can tell very quickly when I have too many irons in the fire. The overachieving makes me underproductive.

Living Past Your Limit

When you crash, you crash hard. Your productivity is minimum, your brain isn’t fast enough, and little things distract you. It can be messy, for sure..

The Problem With Creative Consumerism

I knew going into publication there would be a price to pay for entering into consumerism. In exchange for a broad audience, I opened myself—and my creative work—to everything that came with the book publishing market.

Burning the Midnight Oil

We’re the ones that had a joint quarter-life crisis a couple of years ago and decided that we were going to finally pursue the things we love to do.

The Battle Between Singular and Plural Pronouns

Ahhh, pronouns. We should all be thankful for these glorious words. They keep us from repeating the same name a million times.

We Write On

You must write with the world waiting on pins and needles in mind. Still, there are facts that we accept.

The Art of Healing

Creativity is the literal art of healing. It comes in various shapes, sizes, and colors, and though it may not physically mend us, it remedies the soul.

Dragon Hunting with a Friend

We chase the high of other people’s opinions because, truthfully, we doubt our self-worth so much that we are starved for recognition.

Wrote

You should never post a blog or try to sell a book that has parts that are unclear. Make sure your words mean what you are trying to say.

Be found. Build brand. Expand your audience. Grow influence. Sell products. Prosper.

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