Sunday Scribblings this week asks for a book that changed everything
I wrote my deepest thoughts on paper. Purging sadness to the page, knowing it would never be read. My angst, the angry outburst, his critical demeanor and grumpy ways sat before me in ink. Injustices sprawled on paper threaded together word by word. A morning ritual spawned from reading the
Artists Way. Page after page placed daily in sealed envelopes, hidden between books in my library. A place I knew he'd never go.
Summer came, the ritual stopped. A year went by. I revisited the pages, carefully peeling open the envelopes. Nothing had changed, my sadness deeper than ever, my loneliness overwhelming living with a mean stranger of twenty one years. I wanted out.
My soul was dying, things were getting uglier. It would take a year to figure out the logistics. If only it would have been easy and amicable. In the end it was hard, ugly, unpredictable and messy. On my own the loneliness lifted, peace was acquired; creative abundance flowed in, followed by a solace never felt. Now I surround myself with loving energy, kind creative loving people, and beauty
“The Artist Way” by Julia Cameron encourages you to write morning pages eradicating the daily minutia that plagues creativity.You never know what may be discovered.