I believe creative work is a dance. I think you have to show up with regular discipline, but I think something else has to show up too. Creativity, despite what so many motivational writers say, can’t be forced. When we create we dance with something mysterious, perhaps subconscious and perhaps spiritual, but regardless, we are only one person dancing in a two-entity concoction.
So, how do we control the other entity? How do we make the words or the images of the sermon or the music show up?
But here are two tricks I’ve learned that greatly […]