Perfect strangers sometimes say the oddest things about our work. Before I continue, let me say it again (and again, and again) that most of the time, people don’t realize they’ve said something that triggers us. They simply want to connect, even if it’s a very broad “me, too!” These are the people we need to give the benefit of the doubt, and respond with our “higher power”.
But sometimes the remarks verge on being downright rude, or tasteless. There’s the customer who makes constant sardonic remarks about your work. It’s “supposed” to be entertaining patter, all in fun–but it sure doesn’t feel that way.
An #artist is a person that has been blessed with the gift of “seeing” the beauty of all around him/herself. The gift of #art is given to uplift the heart and soul of the despondent. To share the gift of #beauty and to bring life and #freedom to those that feel themselves trapped in emotional or physical bondage. The role of the artist is to bring hope and life to those that has no hope. To point to the creator that created all for the good of those who love Him. The artist is the prophet, that points to the future and reminds of the now.