Mellow Yellow Monday #2


It is Monday again. It always confuses me how quickly that happens! So it is here once again and I want to talk about art. There are many people who believe, and I agree, that the love of beauty is inborn. Landscapes are more popular than graffiti. Harmonious music is enjoyed more than discordant music.

Whether we look at pottery, writing, performance art, or music composition. Many feel that human traits are evolutionary and cross cultural lines. Scientists feel that tastes in art are shaped by natural selection.

I feel the love of beauty is inborn. Artistic values restore pleasure, beauty and skill back to a prominent place in our culture. The arts are no more remote from the evolved features of the human mind and personality than a magnolia tree is remote from the soil.

The tendency is to treat any form of art as secondary and essentially fluff. That is so far from the truth. The human soul needs beauty and beauty is as essential to the soul as oxygen is to our lungs. Creativity is a bridge between cultures and stimulates the brain so learning is increased.

Creativity is a way to discover your authentic self and to express that self by composing, dancing, acting, throwing a pot or painting a landscape. The creative soul is tied to the Divinity within. People often recognize this and some don’t. What they create still brings a message to those who see the end product be it a play, a symphony, a pastel drawing, an amazing garden or a smashing novel. Without the creative urge, we become diminished as humans and we don’t experience all of the life we have been gifted with. Creativity, of any kind, helps us to be more fully alive and to more fully embrace this plane of existence. Don’t hesitate, listen to your heart and soul and create what is inborn within you and be at one with the Universe.

10 thoughts on “Mellow Yellow Monday #2

  1. carolisle says:

    like my sunflower getting ready to bloom!

  2. I love this post…bringing together creativity, beauty, divinity. Beautifully shared. Thank you for visiting today and bringing us together. xo

  3. Matt says:

    Beautiful stuff, and thanks for the follow on http://mistergkids.com !

  4. I love the image, for me it shows power, sun, earth and sky all in one. Did you paint it? I’d love to download it to my computer but I’d want to put your name with it.

  5. Ganesh says:

    Very nice! I liked the last paragraph on creativity very much! :)

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