Art, Photography and Poetry Weekend

Asian Brush Painting ~ for Paint Party Friday
Walk along the Cape Ann MA Harbor for Photo Art Friday ~ 'prompt' ~ shadows and light'

Haiku for Carpe Diem and Haiku Friday

Canal on Cape Ann Ma ~ for Sky Watch Friday 

Mr Seagull Reflecting on Cape Ann MA ~ for Black and White Weekend

Cape Ann MA Beach ~ for Weekend Reflections

Coast Guard on Cape Ann MA ~ for Weekly Top Shot

We are sharing our post with these creative bloggers:

paint party friday
photo art friday
carpe diem
haiku friday
sky watch friday

black and white weekend
weekend reflections
weekly top shot

MOTIVATING CREATIVITY IDEAS  ~  is an added feature to our blog and begins below:

There are many ways of being creative just as there are many ways to center and focus yourself to be actively creating. Whether it is through, meditating, prayer or just asking your 'higher self', do what is good for you. What works for me, most times, is to develop mantras that I say over and over again. Eventually through repetition, they become internalized and a 'way' of living. In a book the Artist's Soul by Linda Coons, she even suggests becoming your own cheerleader when life interferes with time for creating. She even suggests this old 'football cheer': 

' Push 'em back!
Shove 'em back!
Waaaaay back!

So when life begins to demand your time and interferes with creating time maybe this light hearted cheer might help.

Wishing you the best in each day. xxooo

Your posted comments delight us in every way.

QUOTE FOR THE DAY: 'Time is a game played beautifully by children.' ~ Heraclitus