Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. I've been reading a history of western classical music recently. In a chapter on Johannes Brahms, I found this passage very interesting. It's from an 1859 letter Brahms wrote to his friend, violinist Joseph Joachim, following one of the early performances of Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1 in…
Now we have more music and books and movies to choose from, but we have more tools to give us certainty as consumers.
"A life should try whatever it is it wants to try."
Settle in and make peace with the necessary background work.
There may be no more important effort than to contribute a voice to the vital issues of our time.
Whether you're acting in a play or starting a business, turning away from your own needs rarely helps anyone.
Too much creative control can become a kind of prison.