This is an archive post ~ originally published in 2017 and updated Jan. 17, 2019
“Sometimes we lose the creative impulse because there are obstacles in our way. But it’s always there. It’s always there.”
The quote above is from the following video, an excerpt from my “Intro to Strings of Passion” Webinar. To see the full replay, get a free account to my “Hip Harp Academy” FREE level by clicking on DHC-Freebies – then log in and look for ‘Webinar Replays.’
(Transcription from the video above)
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“What you just heard a second ago was me giving into an impulse. And impulse is the first of the seven strings of passion.
Impulse. Before we ever desire to be desired, before we ever long to be heard, we are desiring. We are hearing.
We have the impulse to touch, to be, to do, to speak. And this impulse is at the heart of our personal expression.
As we go through life, it is easy to lose connection to this impulse, either because we forget – now, I just had an impulse there and I didn’t follow it. And the impulse was to sing. [singing:] Sometimes we lose the impulse because we forget. Sometimes we lose the impulse because there are obstacles in our way. But it’s always there. It’s always there.”
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(Thanks to Tess Nurman for selecting, transcribing and compiling these excerpts and to Kaitlyn Burke for turning them into video explorations)