Monday, August 31, 2009

The Power of Believing

My two boys are artists. At least, they think they are. And who’s to say they aren’t? They are writers and painters, sketch artists and sculptors. They believe in themselves and in what they might do.

Pablo Picasso said, “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”

The neat thing about being a writer is, we don’t really have to grow up. In our stories we can be anyone we want to be and do anything we want to do. We are free.

Just for today, play like a child, think like a child, dream like a child. And tell me, if you believed you could do anything, what might you do?


Cheri Chesley said...

Amen. Of my kids, I have an actress, an artist, an author and a builder. The other one isn't sure if she wants to focus on one thing or just do it all.

Nichole Giles said...

I believe I will be a bestselling author. I believe I will be a bestselling author. I believe I will be a bestselling author...

How many times did Peter Pan have to say he believed in fairies to save Tinkerbell? Do you think it will work?

My kids are artists too, and I love that they aspire to such greatness.

Great blog.

L.T. Elliot said...

What would I be? Lots of things but hopefully a person who loved themselves. I'd like to be that one.