Bursts of Brilliance For A Creative Life

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Short quotes from my blog, "Bursts of Brilliance For A Creative Life." Find my blog here: www.teresafunke.com/blog Follow the Bursts of Brilliance on Twitter using #burstsofbrilliance

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Go ahead - let the process get messy. You can tidy things up after the magic happens.

Make a mess.

Go ahead - let the process get messy. You can tidy things up after the magic happens.

But think back to when you were a kid. You learned just about everything from watching someone else do it then from mimicking their actions. Over time, you found your own way. This is true of writing as well! Change The World, My World, Everything, Finding Yourself, About Me Blog, Author, Kid, Let It Be, Writing

Ask a guide for your creative process.

But think back to when you were a kid. You learned just about everything from watching someone else do it then from mimicking their actions. Over time, you found your own way. This is true of writing as well!

It’s amazing isn’t it, how an act of kindness can change our lives in so many ways? It’s fascinating how much the shared love of a song, a book, a movie, or a pair of earrings can bring us together.

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I Wanna Dance with Somebody November 14, 2020November 13, 2020Artists/Creativity Two couples came over last weekend for a socially distanced, outside-in-the-cold birthday gathering for one of our friends. When he arrived, he had the “Celebration” song by Kool & The Gang playing on his cell phone. “Let’s dance!” he said. My husband and our other…

Now is not the time to set aside your art—now is the time to recommit. We Need You, Short Quotes, About Me Blog, Creative, Life, Inspiration, Art, Biblical Inspiration, Art Background

We need your creativity!

Now is not the time to set aside your art—now is the time to recommit.

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Maybe it's time to take a risk.

Like it or not, it’s never gonna stop being scary. So, it’s up to us to summon the courage and move forward. No one else can do it for us.

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Your art matters.

All of your creativity makes a difference.

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Does the Whole World Think Like You?

The other day, my friend was complaining about the weather, fully expecting me to agree with her, as I’m sure most people have. “Oh, I’ve loved this summer,” I said. “I hate being hot, plus I’ve…

Here’s what I’m learning: if being vulnerable requires trust, the first person I need to trust is myself. Trust I am strong enough to stand in my truth. Trust Me, Trust Yourself, Uplifting Books, Local Library, Creative Thinking, Book Club Books, Your Story, Vulnerability, High School

Should you tell your story?

Here’s what I’m learning: if being vulnerable requires trust, the first person I need to trust is myself. Trust I am strong enough to stand in my truth. Are you?

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We owe it to ourselves.

CAN CHANGE THE WORLD From my World War II fiction for adults and children to a blog that helps you tap into your creative purpose From motivational talks for…

Creativity doesn't have to take long. Learn more about how you can add just a few seconds more of your favorite creative pursuits to your life. What Works, Short Quotes, Make Time, Creativity, About Me Blog, Told You So, Cards Against Humanity, Wisdom, Learning

Make time for your creative pursuits.

Creativity doesn't have to take long. Learn more about how you can add just a few seconds more of your favorite creative pursuits to your life.

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Are You a Serious Artist?

Is your inner artist awake and inspired, bursting with brilliant ideas? Or, has it been slumbering so long you almost forgot you had one? Reconnect to your passion, your purpose, and your power.

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Journey On Just One Step More

When you don't have the answers and you aren't sure where to start.

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Travel stimulates the senses.

What if the good things in life didn't have to come to an end? What if we could take what we learned from a good experience and keep a glimmer alive forever?

What Should You Tell Your Younger Self? - Bursts of Brilliance Short Quotes, About Me Blog, Self, Told You So, This Or That Questions, Creative, Life

What would you tell your younger self?

This week I attended a networking event in which a local business owner was given an award. The host of the evening, Nancy, conducted a short interview with the winner, whose name was Trish. One of questions Nancy asked was, “What would you go back and tell your younger self?” Trish gave a long pause.…

So You Say You're Not an Artist - Bursts of Brilliance Short Quotes, Puns, Singing, Encouragement, About Me Blog, Self, Love You, Writing, Sayings

You say you're not an artist ...

You say you’re not an artist, then you cut a perfect leaf into the top of the pie crust. You say you’re not creative, but you make up puns on the spot. You say you’re not inspired, then you carefully write the perfect encouragement into that graduation card. You say you’re not inventive, but your…

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Common ground.

The other day, I was sitting at the dinner theater where the seats are very close together. Before the show started, I heard the couple next to me talking with the waitress about whether they should buy season tickets again. After all, a few of the shows in the last few seasons were a little…