Fear is a powerful deterrent from becoming the very best version of ourselves.
I should know, I'm actually an expert in the area of fear and worst case scenario syndrome. Fear + Imagination can break a spirit before it even has a chance to soar.
Overcoming fear is a daily battle and victory for me. In fact, each blog post and effort I make to develop Creative Habitat is a conscious act to defy fear and its squelching agenda against the Creative Habitat vision I believe I've been blessed to share.
I do not intend on focusing much more of my precious energy on this force of deception because the creative act is far stronger and much more powerful. However, I must address fear...because it addresses me every day.
Sometimes it slaps me in the face, other times it subtly takes the seat behind me, but make no mistake...Fear and I go way back. Fortunately, Fear is cowardly and I am brave. So Fear can take that back seat, and I will gladly drive knowing what's behind me is nothing compared to what is ahead.
Let your light shine ladies. Look fear in the eyes, acknowledge its presence, and gracefully turn your gaze upwards knowing the ultimate Creator is on your side!
Wishing you victorious creativity in the days to come.
Thank you to all who have supported me in this Creative Habitat journey so far. For those who are new to Creative Habitat, you are joining my creative process at the perfect time because I'm getting ready to invest in this passion project like never before.
I've spent the last year praying, dreaming, designing and prototyping. I've filled 3 journals with ideas and refined those ideas based on feedback I've received and now it's time to unveil the vision within (designed with the following purpose, mission, and values in mind).
Helping busy moms develop creative habits to refuel in daily living.
Inspiring creative confidence and encouraging women to develop creative habits in support of work/life balance.
Health and Well-being
If you are a busy woman seeking greater work/life balance and time to refuel and develop your creative gifts, stay tuned!
More resources to come!!!
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My car was broken into yesterday in broad daylight and the thief stole my purse (which had my wallet and cell phone) out of my trunk. Needless to say, the last 24 hours have been a nightmare trying to "reset" my life, not to mention feeling violated. As usual, I turned to my creative habit of writing to cope. I wrote the following poem on the back of a envelope while I waited on the curbside for the police to arrive. It is dedicated to my perpetrator.
Heart in knots.
Where's the thief?
Who broke the lock?
Caught off guard.
Not too far,
Timing was right.
Broke the window.
Picked a fight.
Left the scene.
Left a mess.
Carried out a scheme,
I, now, must address.
Stole it all.
I take the fall.
Endure the sting.
Yet through the storm,
I claim God's grace.
And though I'm torn,
I seek His face.
Knowing what's been lost
can be restored.
Trusting God's promises.
Blessed and Assured.
While the thief comes to steal and destroy,
He CANNOT steal my faith, my hope, and my joy.
While my thief was an actual robber, I was reminded that every woman deals with a "thief" trying to steal her joy. Next time you are confronted by your "thief," I encourage you to retreat to your creative habitat and claim this truth...no one can rob you of your joy! NO ONE. Keep the faith ladies, God is bigger still.