Finding Acceptance for the Past

The past is the past. The past is in the past. Yet, it lingers on, branded into the mind, twine embracing those invisible, intangible things …

Me and My Will

 If you read my previous post (see Discovering My Passion), I spoke of my 23 short years and the passion that I pursued since the …

What Makes You So Special, Huh?

“What makes you unique?” This has been the aggravating question that has plagued my life. “What sets you apart?” “Why are you different?” “What makes …

What it Means to Be an Artist

There is a heavy debate among people of the creative as to what classifies someone as an “artist.”  Amongst the banter, familiar opinions surmise, wherein …

The Folly of Unsolicited Advice

Everyone – everyone – thinks that they know better than you. That’s a fact. I always seem to find myself the target, or should I …

The Burden of Having a Voice

When I was in third grade, my mom came to my class one day to help out with a project. I had a deeply-rooted fear …

Living in the Art of Discernment

We are drowning. Swept up in a deluge of information, good, bad, honesty, dishonesty, people, places, things, words, melodies, judgment, dreadful negativity, marvelous positivity…. We …

Resolution

2022 Art Resolution by Skylan Abraham

Originally published on Sky’s Art Bucket I want to paint you a picture, based on first-person perspective.        Comparing myself to others was easy. It …