So Ready & So Not Ready
What's buzzing around in the margins of your mind?
I started a new sketchbook, which is one of my favorite things to do. I love thinking about all the possibilities for these fresh new pages! The theme for this one is illustrated poetry, which is a concept I’ve been playing around with for quite some time.
I had the intention of creating a full book of illustrated poetry several months ago, and then promptly blew that project up into a much larger undertaking that is still a work-in-progress, but not actively at the moment…
If I’m being honest with myself, I’m not in the creative headspace to tackle long-form projects right now. Currently, I can only entertain flickers of shiny little ideas. Phrases and images flutter into the margins of my mind, and I have to do something with them otherwise I go crazy. So that’s what this new sketchbook is for — to collect and capture these tiny creative bursts — a landing spot for the words and images that won’t stop buzzing around in the margins of my mind.
This reminds me of a zine I made called You’re Already Ready. If you want a gentle reminder of your pre-existing readiness (despite, perhaps, not feeling ready at all), I recommend checking out this post.
Questions for you:
What’s buzzing around in the margins of your mind? How can you funnel that energy into something small, even if you don’t feel ready?
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Thanks for being here! It truly means the world to me to connect with you every week. In case you missed it, last week’s I asked “What’s calling to you?” and shared an oracle card called Explore. Check out that post here.
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