I Am Reading "The Artist's Way"

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    On The Artist Way...

    I am in my first week of The Artist Way, I've had this book for a long time and have wanted so badly to go threw the process's to complete the course. Before I was afraid, because if you read the introduction and have any understanding of the English language, it's hard. I...
    VerucaSalt85 VerucaSalt85
    22-25, F
    Jan 29, 2010

    My Revisions to the Basic Principles

    I find the following revisions to Principles 5, 6 and 7 work better for me as an atheist (wow, that's the first time I've ever referred to myself as such -- however, it does, indeed, reflect my beliefs!)... 5. Creativity is the Great Creator Within's gift to me.  Using my...
    Splendiferous Splendiferous
    31-35, F
    Mar 8, 2008

    The Great Creator

    I started reading TAW a couple of weeks ago.  I'm going through it line by line, very slowly, and making a lot of notes in the margins.  I haven't begun the exercises yet;  I am still at the introductory section, and what an introduction it is...an introduction to...
    Splendiferous Splendiferous
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 5, 2008

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