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Like the volcano or the Phoenix, the creative process is an inferno that makes room for something new, something brilliant, something lovely.

It’s messy. It’s bloody. It’s demanding. It’s rigorous.

But, it’s also human.

We destroy things not out of hatred but out of love — to till the soil and plant the seeds of our vision.

So, when you find yourself feeling self-destructive don’t panic. Instead, reflect. What vision are you subconsciously making room for?

By Cole Schafer.

One day these one minute writings will be a big book called “One Minute, Please.” Can I let you know when that day comes?

You can say yes, here.

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I write pretty words and sometimes sell things.

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