Black and white pen sketch, 2015, Morag Noffke. Putting plans into actions Is much like sowing seeds My critical thoughts Attack my ideas Like birds pecking At seeds, Eating away at my own goodness. How many seeds are left to grow? If I want to see a harvest I need to to put up a … Continue reading Self-doubt
Daisy, 2015 pencil crayon by Morag Noffke I came into the world alone I stand firm Independent and strong Making my own choices They are my power I have roots That ground me And leaves That energize and restore me I hold my head of petals up To the Light I receive Its rays And … Continue reading Independent and Strong.
I wonder if you feel like this, from time to time, or is it just me? I have so many creative ideas exploding like popcorn in my head. I come up with them all at once and then can’t implement them all. I land up feeling frustrated. This is akin to creative constipation; creative ideas … Continue reading Creative Constipation.
Home fire burning, By Morag Noffke.African camp fire, by Morag Noffke I like winter: the rain, wind and thunderstorms; long dark evenings of the soul and icy cold morning starts... it's the incubation of my mind. Time for dreaming, time to hunker down* in front of the fire, with trusting companions, my dogs and I … Continue reading Winter Wonderings.
Photo by Ivan Bertolazzi on Pexels.comPhoto by cottonbro on Pexels.comPhoto by Kaboompics .com on Pexels.com BlessingMay we learn to think outside the box and trust that there is an abundance of ideas, possibilities and opportunities. I wrote this poem when I was 17 and although it is about my growth at that time I believe … Continue reading Stepping out the Box
Self-reflection requires you to shift the focus within. Time spent in self-reflection is never wasted - it is an intimate date with yourself. Paul TP Wong. Water colour sketch, abstract, by Morag Noffke I lashed out at someone in my mind. I was annoyed. I know I need to come back to my personal barometer. … Continue reading Poem: Self-reflection
Care of inanimate and professions When it comes to computers and technology We pursue advancement, Looking for improvements, upgrades and development. For the furtherance of our success We work diligently through ups and downs And seek help to facilitate our promotion. Photo by Gustavo Fring on Pexels.com What about when it comes to ourselves? Do … Continue reading Consideration and care.
The creative process is a delicate state, the balancing of imagination and logic. Preparing, percolating, playing, mulling, musing, waiting, wafting, wanting, incubating, inspiration, illumination. The creative process is not linear, Cannot be forced. Inspiration comes in a moment, a flash that ignites or emerges slowly like a dawning light. Either way you need to feed … Continue reading Poem: Fostering creativity
My grateful heart receives abundant creativity, It springs from the Well of Living waters. For the abundance to be available we must open our heart to kindnesses awaiting to be bestowed. Of creativity I can only say it is a wellspring of its own refreshing participants both giver and receiver. It's springs be flooding, I … Continue reading May you be Creative!
Consider your self, your soul, "Sacred". You are wonderfully created, do not discount yourself as 'nothing' or put yourself down.