Moments of Destruction

I remember the ritual of breaking in my point shoes. Collectively they were such proud moments for me. I am not certain as to why, perhaps because I was good at the entire operation and dissection of it all.

I think every dancer, athlete, performer, chef, painter, or innovator, has a ritual to break-in their shoes or tools with which they create. They become an extension of your unique ability to create and give back to yourself and to the world. -tM

"Every act of creation is first an act of destruction." -Picasso

 

The Deepest Desire

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We spend so much time consuming these days that now more then ever it is important for the soul to create.

It is necessary to give birth to something, if not a child, a piece of art, a song, a meal; there is a divine connection that is made through creation. We are most at peace when we foster something into existence. I think it is because as we step into ourselves we also step into our truth, and as we toil with our hands, our minds are set free.

Go within to not go without. -tM