Anywhere you look, there is a lesson that could be learned. Relationships, responsibilities, and even the slow common rituals of daily life can act as classrooms to be discovered and filled. The lesons that are learned there mold the thinking of many creators as they channel there experiences into there creations. The results are profound. Music, sculptures, and literature are produced out of any given artist's frame of reference, which is simply where they are coming from. Anyone in this world can create using there own ability to tap into the wisdom of past and present.
Change is an inevitable facet of life, whether daily or over time. It is the fear of change that cripples the freedom that one could experience every morning as they walk out the door. What these fearful people do not realize is that if allowed, the conforming world around them may stretch them into a position that they have never been before, and could consequently open there eyes to wonderful new things.
Creative or not, that person will find a yearning desire to express their new found feelings in some sort of fashion or another. Although it is not the only method in our grasp, many have found adequate fullfillment through various forms of writing. The options of expression that a writer has are virtually endless.
In writing, the author faces countless choices in the whole process of his or her work. Like a lost person trying navigate their way through a maze, the writer must make decisions on where to go and when to turn, and make those decisions wisely. Because the words that they put down on paper often stem from experiences that plague the heart, writing can be personal, it can be offensive, and it can hurt. However on the flip side of this, readers can be uplifted, they can be encouraged, and human lives can be changed for good. On either side, the effect of literature produced is that an audience will most likely betargeted and reached. The content of the writers work can quite possibly have long lasting effects on the reader or listener. Opinions are formed and minds are shaped through the communication of the writer's thoughts and beliefs. Although an author's creativity can be a wide avenue in which stereotypes and racisms can travel, it can also work to heal and restore a society very much in need.
There is a creative canal that can be formed only by the creator. It begins from the "heart" of him or her, where their memories and opinions are stored, and it flows to the outer limits of there being. They are able to record their thoughts as they vent their frustration, wounds, or even joy, as they mold their clay. Whatever it may be, that slab of clay will hold much weight in the development of a paticular person. It will shine a light into the authors ability and strength to experience life's difficulties and triumphs, learn and gain wisdom from them, and then to release their emotions in order to move on with life. In many cases, the reader will benefit from the literature, as they relate to the words they see.
No greater example of this is the story of true love and broken hearts. In relationships, promises are made, and lives are given. It is a strange condition, one that is not completely understandable by all. Somewhere along the road to thought provoking marital depression, lives and souls are mercifully spared. Either the male or female in the duo decides that the other is not adequate or worthy of any more of their wasted time. If an attatchment has been developed to the other person in the relationship, much pain and hurt can be developed. Days and even sometimes years go by before the male or female allow their wounds to heal. Sadly, some may never recover at all. What if both parties had away to escape the pain they feel? What if somehow, through all that they were experiencing, they could release there feelings and thoughts about the situation. They can, and very effectively. Writing provides an original kind of remedy for these situations. It offers a canvas on which a artist can paint a picture, step back, and watch it as they wonder. One can find the greatest form of deliverance through analyzing what they realistically think, and they can do so by watching what comes out on paper.
In one example of this, we find beautifully crafted the lyrics to a song entitled "Melancholy Eyes." In an effort to express his emotions about a woman that has just crushed his heart, the writer penned the words that follow. "I've seen the way you look at me, as if I were something more to you than an angel needing correction. I watch as you hide a thousand lies, behind your Melancholy Eyes." You can clearly see the damage that this relationship has done to the Author. The song goes on to describe the woman as "Dangerous" for him to even look at. He also says that all she hears are "voices that are speaking her perfection." Before this song was released to the national public, it was praised on a local level as it became an anthem for the bruised by love. Accordingly, it was accepted by friends and family who new the heartbreaking situation and found relief by the words. Obviously, the emotional depth of this song is greater than any reader or listener could ever realize, because they have not experienced the same dramatic story unfolding in their lives as the writer has. They can, however, relate to the artist. They can, in one sense, feel the pain that he is experiencing at that moment. As a result of the action of writing this song, the writer has benefited by releasing a heavy burden that was to much to contain any longer. Likewise, the listener has gained insight on another's heartache, and has possibly been comforted by the familiarity of the pain.
As we all struggle to find release of the things hidden within, We can always rely on the assisstance that is writing. As we seek encouragement, hopefully we will always have access to the writings of others. The more that we record our thoughts and emotions onto paper, the further we will take each other. Throughout the history of any story, the impact and importance of writing is as immeasurable as the freedom that it brings.