I’ve been getting the message, or as Julia Cameron calls those strong inner directives, ‘marching orders’, to teach, teach. Every time I parlay the thought back into the court of Consciousness, it pops back into my court again like an air-filled toy. I’m rarely at a shortage for bright ideas; with Mercury square Uranus, and Uranus Rising, I’m an idea factory. But I also need to be discerning about which idea to follow because, a) I’m an artist, b) I need to guard my energy reserves, cause I’m a Cancer and c) we must be choose-y about how many creative babies we nurture.
For these reasons and more I follow the 3x rule. Idea comes up, I dunk it back down. 3x later I pay serious closer attention to that ‘Idea’.
So here I am, hitting the ball back and forth with the Creator, asking ‘Teach what? Can you just tell me what?!‘ while vibrating like a plucked nerve string that just won’t stop. Then it hits me back: on the brink of defining a new world model, we need our creativity and imagination more than ever. We need steady encouragement to follow our dreams, to open to our childlike sense of wonder, instead of live in fear. We need to re-define what safety and security means, cause it’s no longer associated with a stable job or steady paycheck. We need to pull on all our creative resources, because creativity is our birthright, it’s an unlimited resource, and it’s a resource we can use to transform obstacles.
I need to teach The Artist’s Way. And hopefully, a small group of local people need to learn it from me.
The Artist’s Way isn’t just for artists. It’s for people who are looking for new creative solutions.
Obviously, I’m feeling the ‘snap crackle and pop’ of this Sun-Uranus square, trine Jupiter, Chiron and Neptune in Aquarius. Let’s see if anything comes of this ‘good idea’.