How to Embrace Your Creativity as an Aspiring Creator
Updated: Feb 22
One of my favorite sayings in the springtime is "April showers bring May flowers" as the snow begins to melt and the grass turns green. April for me always symbolizes a rebirth not only for nature but for us as human beings. It's an opportunity for us to begin maintaining our grounds, tilling our soil, planting our seeds so when May arrives, we can begin to see the fruits of our labor. We can also look at it as an opportunity to shed extra weight metaphorically speaking, the things that we have carried around for the last few months that no longer serves us any purpose; however, the ideas that have been brewing within those months should remain as those ideas can spring upon great creativity and innovation. Take Tulips, they bloom in the spring, preparation begins early/late winter and depending on where they are planted, they will bloom at different times. Although they typically last a couple months look at how beautiful they blossom and produce a radiance of some of the most colorful flowers. They bring life to any surrounding where they are planted. We have to sometimes look at our life and see that we have the opportunity to plant seeds that encompass all the things that we desire within our heart but in order for those things to cultivate, we must be willing to do the following:
1. Ask yourself, are you ready to commit?
2. Make a plan
3. Stop comparing yourself to others, it's not a race
4. Be Patient
5. Maintain a positive outlook even if it feels like it's not coming together
Rome wasn't built in a day, so we know that everything in life is a process that takes time but if we keep at it and sometimes seek out guidance, we are bound to see those small seeds grow into the most beautiful garden.
"For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven" (Ecclesiastes 3).