How can you hear if you don’t listen?
Whenever I find myself stymied, it is not until I remember to listen that I realize why I am off my journey. And I mean journey. Not the end goal I think I have chosen to manifest. Those of us who know the importance of connecting with our higher selves know that the journey is never given a specific end. It’s not like a road trip to the Grand Canyon. It is the Grand Canyon.
Let’s first define what I mean by the creative muse: That connection that inspires you and enriches your life.
So, to connect to your creative muse, I first ask: “What do you do before asking to connect?” Do you immediately go to your computer and start writing, or pick up your instrument and start playing? Is your creative muse just hanging around, waiting for you to return to it so it can come to life?
I read once that John Steinbeck used to go out and cut wood before going to write. And I see that act as his way of centering himself so that he would listen and create. If your mind is full, then the third eye gets stifled. The muse may be trying to encourage you, give you an idea, show you the next step to take, but, you can’t hear.
So, is meditation the key? I, personally, get bored meditating. Taking a walk out in nature? Maybe. Reading something inspiring? Possibly. You will need to find what empties your mind so you can LISTEN.
How do I clear my mind? I empty it when I go to bed. I don’t work on creative projects, but I discuss my day with another one of my connections. A connection that is more logical. By putting out my day on paper, sharing my problems, and concerns, Purging