oh yes, you are an artist!

kathyescobar church stuff, down we go, healing, spiritual formation 6 Comments

when we were in kindergarten and someone asked the class, “how many of you are artists?” my guess is every hand would shoot up.  ask a group of grownups the same question, and we’re lucky if there one or two cautiously put up their hands.  what is wrong with this picture? what happened to us? somewhere along the line, as part of our socialization and growing up, we lose the freedom that we had as kids to create. it is so sad to me because inside …

open.

kathyescobar dreams, spiritual formation, synchroblog, the refuge 20 Comments

this post is part of february’s synchroblog – a bunch of bloggers writing on the same topic at the same time.  this month’s topic is creativity & christianity.  check out the links at the bottom of this post; they are a great mix of different voices. i’ll add more links as they come in today. * * * * * “art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time” – thomas merton when i was in high school i had an amazing …