Our lives are the sum total of decisions and actions that have accumulated over our lifetimes. The same can be true of a creative project, especially one that requires a sustained, on-going effort. This blog is almost two years old this week and I'm amazed at how a decision to offer weekly thoughts about creativity has turned into 100-plus posts. I hope it's been encouraging to those of you who read it regularly and those who have stumbled on it. I truly believe each of us has unique, God-given creativity and a contribution to this world. Here's a quote from Seth Godin that I put on my very first post on 12/10/10:

Art is a personal gift that changes the recipient.


It's that time of year... This guy always shows up at our house around Thanksgiving and we're glad to have him with us.