Child versus Adult

“Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with its apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence.” ~Norman Pedhoretz

What part of your creative work do you need to be more disciplined about? What would it take to get you there? More importantly, are you willing to get there?

Sometimes even when we know what needs to be done and we know how to do it, we want to keep doing things as we have been. It’s more fun. It’s easier. It’s just the way things have been.¬† Discipline and routine are not the antithesis of creativity. Sometimes they enhance it very well.

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