What I learned in 2013: honor your gift.

To All Artists ❤️🎨 in whatever medium and whatever your calling and expression, a post worth reading. ❤️

Katarina Thorsen

Yesterday I posted what I learned about myself in 2013.  I was going to write a long list of words and concepts I embraced in 2013.

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But I stripped it down.  Stripped it down to the bare essence:

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So what I truly learned in 2013 is that I have the right, or more accurately, the duty to pursue the gift I was born with FULL TIME.  Being a creative is not an option for me.  It’s a way of life.

My father died an artist.  In his final years, he pursued his passion and worked on his innate gift every day.  Truly, his dream of living and dying an artist came true.

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We are all born gifted.  And no matter what we may choose to believe, we constantly nurture the gift by simply living and experiencing.  But when the door presents itself…

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