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The Most Important Work of Art

The Most Important Work of Art

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Published by Tracy Morrow
Giving ourselves permission to our lives from our own blank canvas becomes impossible when we are filled up inside with all those voices.
Giving ourselves permission to our lives from our own blank canvas becomes impossible when we are filled up inside with all those voices.

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Published by: Tracy Morrow on May 21, 2012
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The Most Important Work of Art
Giving ourselves permission to our livesfrom our own blank canvases becomesalmost impossible to do when we arefilled up inside with all those voices. Youknow the ones, the ones that structureyour beliefs, ideals, and perceptions aboutyourself, others and the world at large.They came from our parents, siblings,teachers, peers and society
s own skewedimage on what is
successful
or not.Those of us who deny the voices remain in a heightened state of creativity. Unfortunately, atgreat risk of being looked at as outsiders because we think, act or dress differently from therest of the pack. Many of us will eventually be forgiven for our eccentricity when we create afamous painting, song, book or other work of art. Or, even scientific breakthroughs such asEinstein or Edison did (Both known for their epic levels of creativity).Many artists of life will never be famous and may never fit in to
polite society
because weare the ones that follow the shiny objects, or turn left when everyone else is saying to turnright. But, we will have the joy of knowing that our life was our masterpiece and what couldbe better than that? It all boils down to a simple, yet hard to reach decision. Choose to liveyour life as a work of art, or let life pass you by in a cloud of
“should”
,
“should haves”
or
“righ
t way, wrong way
” to do it.
 Reclaiming your life to create your own personal masterpiece takes courage to face the fear.Fear of failureFear of what people will think about youFear of being too goodFear of not being good enoughFear of making mistakesFear of changeFear of walking away from what
s most familiarIt takes a sense of humility that allows you to be less than perfect as you might hope otherswill see you. It takes learning to say no to people, places, commitments or jobs that wouldrob you of your creative spirit, and yes to letting criticism roll off your back without stifling

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