February 4, 2018

January 16, 2018

January 15, 2018

November 22, 2017

November 17, 2017

November 16, 2017

Please reload

Recent Posts

Everything Always Works Out For Me

October 20, 2017

Please reload

Featured Posts

The Big Leap

Who said creativeness was limited to the arts anyway?   I mean, no one really says that, but what I do hear often is people say, “I’m not that creative”.  In most cases, they are referencing a comparison of themselves to someone who is creative in the arts.  This is so far from the truth.  Even though my personal creativeness is connected to music, I know without a doubt, that all people are creative whether they’ve identified what their creativeness is or not.  


Every time I drive thru some newly built, highway mouse trap looking thing, I am blown away by the kind of minds it takes to pull something like that off.  When I go see my accountant, I am thoroughly impressed and thankful for his creative gifts.  When I witness a person running a thriving organization with employees that are flourishing and loving life,  I marvel at the mind that can manage all that.  I could write pages of paragraphs of examples, but you get the point.  These folks are as creative as any musician or artist out there in the world.

I know personally what makes me feel uncreative.  It’s a simple explanation.  When I avoid doing exactly what I was created to do, call it my Zone Of Genius, I will feel uncreative.  You do that long enough, a life of vitality and excitement will begin to drain out of you until you don’t even remember what your creative gifts are.


The day I made the mental shift back towards my creativity was the day I got my life back.   If I go even a day without picking up my guitar, it affects my mood.  It’s what I was created to do.  I learned this from “The Big Leap” by Gay Hendricks.  Your “Zone of Genius”  are the things you do that cause time to disappear.  I have spent hours playing the exact same guitar lick I just learned...over and over and over.  I enjoyed every second of it and couldn’t wait to do it again.   That’s how you know.



Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Follow Us