I have just completed a month of attempting to be creative every every day on my own, and I have been an abysmal failure. It’s been a tough month. I just haven’t been feelin’ it. Or maybe I just haven’t required enough of myself. I don’t know.
Anyway, October is the beginning of two new challenges designed to get me out of my doldrums and back into creating.
However, because of the way I do my posting, tomorrow the challenges begin, but I won’t write about them until nighttime. The discussion of Day 1 really comes out on the 2nd of October.
SOOOOOOO, tonight is a free night.
And I’ve decided to use it to give myself a pep talk. A fresh start.
One of my watch-over-and-over-again movies is “Anne of Green Gables.” I just love Anne Shirley and how hard she tries to be good even though she seems to mess up pretty regularly. One of my favorite lines in the show is Anne talking to her “mother figure” saying, “Marilla, isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”
That’s what I’m saying to myself tonight…tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet.
I’m not going so far as to line out the way I want my day tomorrow to look (it would NEVER work out, so why bother?) but I AM going to dedicate a full hour to creativity – art. Not to cleaning the studio, or planning a project, but to actual art.
If I can get that first day under my belt, maybe I can actually make this happen!