....'Tis often the biggest challenge - the beginning - What does it take to get to the starting line at all?
Before we ever even begin, there is a spark, a trust, a leaning in...
there is Surrender.
Surrender to the call.
There is Nurture.
Nurture whatever it is we are called to birth.
There is Allowing.
Allowing the process itself to unfold - be it gracefully, chaotically, beautifully or deep dark and messy.
(And it is bound to be all of these things).
This is Robin writing. I call myself "writer," yet when it comes to SURRENDERing, NURTURing and ALLOWing my writing to (a) flow through me and (b) be shared.... I oft observe myself resist and sabotage. (Yup, I do. Just sayin'.)
And, with this awareness... I made a request of my friend, Amy, whom I perceive to be a total blogging diva. She posts (nearly) every day on Life Acoustic & Amplified, consistently inspiring me (and many others) with poetry (hers and others), images, artwork, music -- yumm - all creative modalities I gobble up with gratitude.
As one who simply receives what Amy gives, it seems effortless... as if it all just gels + manifests - POOF!
It is important here at Creative Collaborative to: (a) Create (b) Collaborate and (c) Communicate!
(Ha! I am working on the thing known as "Delegate," as well.... ) ("A-hem")
So... communicating via BLOG on WEBSITE is straightforward, right?
Fundamental + this century + just-what-we-do, yah?
And yet off-the-charts in love with this process Creative Collaborative Writer Me AND Blog-Diva-Life-Acoustic Amy both get confronted by writing a blog post to honor, reveal, invite, market, encompass the experience of the Creative Collaborative Re-TREAT.... I find this inexplicable, to tell you the truth - what IS that?)
(To Be Continued.... but, alas.... now we have BEGUN!)