Whether your masterpiece is an identity you re-invent, a story you re-member, or a business / brand / book / craft you revolutionize, you will walk through a creative furnace 🔥🥵🔥 before coming out the other side. Death and rebirth go hand in hand 🤝.
If you're wild enough to devote yourself to building your masterpiece, here are 14 lessons on how to navigate your creative devotional, gracefully. I extracted these lessons from my 6-month non-stop writing devotional, but you can apply them to business building, creative mastery, lifestyle design, or anything worth building.
Lesson no. 1 • Good intention will not suffice
Lesson no. 2 • A devotional kills off anything that is not itself
Lesson no. 3 • It’s supposed to be miserable, partially
Lesson no. 4 • It’s supposed to be delightful, partially
Lesson no. 5 • The creative process uncorks grief
Lesson no. 6 • We cannot bypass pain
Lesson no. 7 • Never assume to know the depth + vastness of another's pain
Lesson no. 8 • Creativity is a game of chess with the Universe
Lesson no. 9 • Everything is an opportestiny
Lesson no. 10 • We cannot escape our True calling
Lesson no. 11 • An original masterpiece requires languid simmering
Lesson no. 12 • How do we move a creative mountain? Start shoveling.
Lesson no. 13 • Everything always takes longer than we think
Lesson no. 14 • We are always the last to know of our sublime genius.
Fan the flames
"Fear not the flames. You are the fire."
May these liberation tools and reclamation stories inspire and guide you to navigate time, identity, and creativity, gracefully and joyfully. xo Ella
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