Changes and Challenges

There are challenges in any new attempt. And, those challenges seem too great to handle at times. But, sometimes there are great rewards. Jennifer and I began performing as azure rising back in 2001 and we have performed here and…

Renewal

Every year we have a chance to rethink who we are and what we are as we have grown older. Yes, it's coming to a New Year, but I'm talking more about my birthday that just passed on December 1st…

Thank You

Yes, there are times of the year we think about giving and thankfulness. This is that time. And, it's important to be thankful, but I'm going to go a step farther and state that beyond giving, taking and otherwise, there…

Fear!

Yes, fear. But, not the type of fear you'd expect. This is the fear of yourself. What does that mean you ask? Well, many of us walk through the day being what we are expected to be for others. Now…

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One Journey Ends...Another Begins

The creative process may be many things, but the product, as wondrous as it may be, is not the purpose. The process is what's the most important. That's why it's called the creative 'process'. But, we do find satisfaction when…

The Spirit of Mystery

 The spirit of mystery is the nature of the unknown to come. But, it's more than that. It's about knowing that the moment is valuable and that the mystery of what that moment will mean is just as important as…

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The Risk or the Chance

Taking a risk is something we do when we have an idea of an outcome that we hope for, but we feel the chances are slim. Taking a risk is a good thing if we need to just do whatever…

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Which Way is the Right Direction?

Many of us work through the days, weeks and months doing what we feel is right, or just doing. And, we make the choices that have some or little impact on our daily life. We may not realize it, but…

Stranger...

"To You"

Stranger, if you passing meet me and desire to speak to me, why should you not speak to me? And why should I not speak to you? --Walt Whitman

This poem has been a part of my life…

"It's Only One Time"

How many times have we (me included) decided to excuse ourselves from venturing forward with what we desire? We have an idea and we go forward but then we allow circumstances stop us. We don't have the experience or the…

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What's the Use of a Penny?

We are given a penny's worth of advise. We save a penny every time we buy something that has a $.99 at the end of it. We also think of a penny as what we leave on the street. Yet…

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Full Circle

It has come full circle. It's been a year since I first opened my own site, adamcsharp.com. And, I've taught the Creative Studies course beginning last Fall. I have now taught it four times. This is a class I developed…

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