Kintsugi of the Soul, edition 20

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With today’s Kintsugi of the Soul* we are back at Goalcast with 12-year-old author, artist and motivational speaker Nyeeam “King Nahh” Hudson.

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Kintsugi of the Soul, edition 19

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Today’s Kintsugi of the Soul* is the powerful story of NHL hockey player Theo Fleury, as he shares his story of trauma and healing through writing and sharing his story with others. (Warning: the very beginning is a little graphic so if you are sensitive, you might want to skip the first minute or so.)

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Create-A-Day: your daily dose of creativity #221 — Why Advent is Important to Artists

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“My encouragement to all artists of faith is to see every creative act you do during this Advent season as a breathtaking remembrance of God’s loving incarnation to us.” ~Manuel Luz Continue reading

Create-A-Day: your daily dose of creativity #217 — Ta-Nehisi Coates on Writing

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Bringing you a great video today with author, journalist, blogger and teacher Ta-Nehisi Coates from Creative Breathroughs by The Atlantic. It’s less than 4-minutes and worth the watch! Continue reading

Create-A-Day: your daily dose of creativity #193 — Imagine That

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National Book Month October is National Book Month, so I’ll be posting links to books for creative Christians and artists all month!

Manuel Luz is the Creative Arts Pastor for Oak Hills Church in Folsom, California. I posted his blog, Adventures in Faith & Art early in the year.

Screen Shot 2014-12-18 at 5.30.04 PMHe is also the author of Imagine That: Discovering Your Unique Role as a Christian Artist. Here’s more about this amazing resource:

Drawing from his experiences performing Mozart, playing “dive bars”, and leading worship and the arts in the church, author Manuel Luz seeks to answer the questions that artists often ask. Laced with humorous and sometimes poignant anecdotes, Imagine That is a thought-provoking journey through the convergence of art and faith. Luz has been a working musician, writer, pastor, and even amateur cartoonist for more than 40 years, and in Imagine That he lays out his case for a uniquely Christian approach to the vocation of artist, using theologically rich and artist-friendly language.

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Create-A-Day: your daily dose of creativity #180 — Books of Julia Cameron

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TheArtistsWayNational Book MonthOctober is National Book Month so our focus for the rest of September and all of October is books for creatives, artists & worshipers.

So let’s kick off this focus with another post about Julia Cameron, author of The Artist’s Way and founder of The Artist’s Way movement. According to her bio on her website:

Julia Cameron has been an active artist for more than thirty years. She is the author of thirty-seven books, fiction and nonfiction, including her bestselling works on the creative process: The Artist’s Way; Walking in This World; and Finding Water. Her work has been translated into more than thirty-five languages and has sold more than four million copies worldwide.

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Create-A-Day: your daily dose of creativity #164 — Writing Groups on Facebook

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FBIt’s another Facebook Friday!! And we have two groups featured today!

Our first group is Christian Authors & Writers and has almost 16,000 members!! It is administered by Mark & Claudette Elliott. Continue reading