I believe naming and claiming why the arts matter in a time like this starts within ourselves. Without a deep sense of joy and gratitude radiating from what we do as artists, it will be difficult to make a case for the arts which rings true.
"And suddenly you know: It's time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings." Meister Eckhart
In the spirit of a true perfectionist, (Type A is my spirit animal) I have written and rewritten this post ad nauseum. #trueconfessions
And then, gift-wrapped from above (or through random internet reading), Meister Eckhart's words found me. I like this idea of beginnings being magical instead of scary.
I'd like to introduce--
Lumina Arts Incubator: Artists for Joy.
My name is Merideth and I'm a professional oboist, living in Wilmington, Delaware, USA. I'm passionate about unleashing joy through music. You can read more about me here.
Lumina Arts Incubator is about seeking a greater purpose by serving others with one's gifts. Read more here.
Check out this blog weekly for a multi-part series entitled:
Why the arts matter at a time like this
In the meantime, I'd love to hear from you.