Today’s Oracle takes us to the Aquarius weekly for May 23, 2008.
I hear from a lot of people about their ideas on creativity, and I hear some weird ones. The result is not the process. A finished painting in a gallery bears little resemblance to the art studio where it was created (some colors on the floor might match colors in the “finished” work). True creativity is a process composed of about 66% allowing, 33% controlling and 1% pure and total anarchy. The whole thing is done on a dare. In a workday you expect that by 5 or 6 or 10 you’re likely to have such and such done. The creative/artistic process might start at 1 am, you surrender to it, and by 5 am you end up someplace entirely different than you envisioned, having created something with no resemblance whatever to what you intended. And you call it good. This is the approach to take with your whole life for the next few weeks; it is an approach you can learn to apply for as long as you’re mindful enough to remember.
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