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Art, encouragement and stories from creative communities around the world.

Sowing and Sabbath

I am a writer. There’s nothing that brings me more joy than having written something excellent. And there’s nothing that brings me more despair than trying to write something excellent. Some days I get a

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The Artist’s Conscience

In analyzing my experiences as an artist, I’ve come across a phenomenon which I haven’t found a satisfactory name for, so I’ll give it one: the artist’s conscience. In the same way that your moral

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What Is an Artist?

This is the first in a series of articles on the life of an artist written by Cameron Miller. What defines an artist? What makes them who they are? The obvious answer is that they’re

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I’ve Got You

Many thanks to my friend, Stacy, who allowed me to tell her story. It was a lion—right in my face! Our noses were almost touching! Fierce love burned in his eyes and the wind whipped

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Lead Me to the Water

“So even the creative work of one person depends on others to make it what it is. But each of us is commissioned by God to create in multiple domains of life.” Curt Thompson, M.D.

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artistic anxiety

The Other Side of Creative Anxiety

“I hate this. I feel sick. Why did I agree to this? They’re going to think it’s awful.” Thus was my condensed, internal dialogue as I stood before a group of twenty high school students

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United Adoration recently partnered with Heartland Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana to host our first-ever writing workshop: “The Art of Writing God Stories.”  United Adoration staff member Kathryn Kircher gives some insights as to why

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The Vitality of Collaboration

by Hunter Lynch “If you want it done right, do it yourself” is a phrase often used in a half-joking, half-serious way, typically in the context of collaborative efforts. If the words “Group Project” give

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