What it Really Takes to be Creative

I recently wrote a post for Medium entitled Creativity isn’t Sexy. Creativity is about Creating. In that post, I discussed one of the biggest myths about creativity that prevents many would-be artists from doing the work they so deeply desire to do. Since publishing that article, one of the producers from Cliff Central contacted me… Continue reading What it Really Takes to be Creative

Be Like Aslan

“Aslan is a lion- the Lion, the great Lion.” “Ooh” said Susan. “I’d thought he was a man. Is he-quite safe? I shall feel rather nervous about meeting a lion”…” “Safe?” said Mr. Beaver; “don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the… Continue reading Be Like Aslan

Is (insert activity here) For Everyone?

As Education Director for an alternative education program, I am frequently asked some version of the following two questions: 1) Is College for everyone? 2) Is Praxis for everyone? Besides food, water, air, shelter, and love (and I’m sure there are some people who would even debate the necessity of the aforementioned elements), there aren’t… Continue reading Is (insert activity here) For Everyone?