Drop it Like a Sabbath
And then there are times when we have to put the pen, paintbrush or pic down and take a break from the work.
After the first draft. Or when the bridge finally connects those elusive but divine parts of that song idea. Before we begin to clutter up the piece with unnecessary strokes. Drop the gear and take a hike, take a breath, grab a drink and let it be.
Creative habits are like a sabbath, they're intended to make our rhythm of life better, more fruitful for the long haul, bring clarity to the mission and unity with the Creator. They aren't intended to trap and bind and suffocate. Sabbaths are moments of stopping AND refreshing. Sometimes we need a sabbath from our own process and production before it swallows us whole.
Tomorrow's a new year, how are your habits, rhythms, goals and faith carrying your forward? What are you saying right now, at the end of this year, that you swore you wouldn't say again about your creative pursuits or family rhythms?
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