Sunday, September 5, 2010

Thought for the Day

The pursuit of art, originality, selflessness or
excellence in any ethical form is, beyond all its
other aspects, a discipline of the soul. It's a practice.
 A means and a method for self-transformation.
~ Steven Pressfield, from "The Ego and the Self

Steven Pressfield, author of Killing Rommel: A Novel, The War of Art, and more than a dozen other books, writes at Steven Pressfield Online.

Pressfield's stand-alone "ongoing, blog-version" of The War of Art is called "Writing Wednesdays." His "The Creative Process" is a Q&A series involving all kinds of creative individuals. Go here to learn how to subscribe to either one or both.


Anonymous said...

i will go and check it out.


M.L. Gallagher said...

Very cool! thanks so much -- I've subscribed!

Hope you're having a wonderful weekend.


Love the quote! Self-transformation is an exciting and ongoing process that I'm so happy to engage in on a regular basis.