Beauty is a Curse that all Artists understand

When people receive hurt, they hurt others. That hurt does not go away but merely grows exponentially.
But real artists do not pass on this hurt. They contain it. They transform it. And hopefully, if they survive it, it is transformed into an energy of healing for this world.

With so much pain and suffering in this world today, it is no surprise to me that more and more great artists pass on.
Real artists take their responsibilities seriously. They refuse to send out that hurt.
They accept the hurt – willingly – so that they can translate it into something beautiful.
They then send that beauty out into the world – pain purified through their time and effort – their poetry, music, films, paintings, sculptures, dancing, cooking, and many other art forms… delivered to this world, accepted or not, taken for granted or not, but which ultimately heal this world, little by little.

Art is nourishment for all the souls of this Universe.

For some artists, there is only so much hurt they can take.
For the rest of them, they try their best to survive day by day, getting better, translating better, and hoping to purify this world of hate and hurt.

So, to all the artists out there – I want to say:

Thank you.

Take care of yourselves!
You are loved. You are cherished. You are gifted.
Do not be afraid to take a break once in a while.
Yes – Art is seductive; Art is addictive; and Art is beautiful.
And ultimately, it is your Art that you will leave behind that will transcend all dimensions of the Universe.

But Art takes time to be Beautiful.

Beauty. A Curse. A Blessing. A Gift.
One which, all artists know very well and will not trade for eternity.

With Love,
Jessie

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A Silent Song

Such circles we walk in, day in, day out…
How many smiles can she fake in a mile?
So many unspoken words, silence wants to shout…
How many turns before the wheel finally burns?
Such sufferings in this world, scattered about…
How many tears will she cry before asking why?
So little candlelight, all so dim now…
How can tomorrow ever know her sorrow?

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A New Website, A New Beginning!

I figured that it was about time I took up blogging. I love to write… I love to cook… I love to make art… and I have a billion thoughts running through my head¬†every second… And I want to share ALL of this with you! ūüôā

So I took to WordPress. After scrolling through many design templates, I stumbled across this one which I fell in love with – the Olsen Light WordPress Theme. The layout is perfect, the font is beautiful, and the colors instantly tickled my heartstrings. Sold!

I have to say, the WordPress customization process was intimidating at first; however, once I learned a few tricks of the trade, editing this website became a walk in the park.

Anyway, exciting things are happening in my neck of the woods and I can’t wait to share the news with you!

So stay tuned!

With Love, Jessie

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