Messiest March Ever!

The Original Messy March Celebration (I wasn’t even there!)

Messiest March Ever!

Those of you who follow this Blog know that every year we Celebrate MESSY MARCH!
It is a time of Creative Freedom!
It is a time when we Celebrate making mistakes,
because those who never make mistakes never make Anything!
It is a time to Celebrate doing things imperfectly and recognizing that as both Creative Beings and Human Beings, imperfect is Beautiful!

When I was a child learning how to draw, my Mother told me to draw a straight line.
I reached for a ruler.
“Don’t use the ruler,” she urged me gently. “Do it freehand.”
“Why?” I asked.
“Because it will look better,” she told me. Then in her reassuring, gentle, and Motherly way she nodded and added, “Try it!”
I did – and all I could see was that it was not perfectly straight.
“It’s better!” she reassured me, teaching me in that moment that Perfect is Not Better.
True is Better!
This is one of the precepts of MESSY MARCH!

Earlier this month, when the Full Moon, Friday the 13th, and the Ides of March all came together in the same week, (more…)

MESSY MARCH 2017

A Meme from the Internet

YES!
It is that Time!

Pi Day this week… 3.14.
The Ides of March… 3.15
MESSY MARCH… YUP! Every Day this Month!
My friend RICK and I have a ritual of Celebrating Messy March, every year! (more…)

MESSY MARCH 2015

RICK and his Friends Celebrating MESSY MARCH in BERLIN, 2012

RICK and his Friends Celebrating MESSY MARCH in BERLIN, 2012

WHAT A MESS!
And if you’re not making one, then you’re not trying hard enough!
This is MARCH.
MESSY MARCH!
Time to take Creative Risks
Make Mistakes
Try Anything you Want
You have Permission to Fail!

This is the Ideal time to mess up.
And if you try something you don’t really know how to do
And it ends up a total Mess,
then you did Good!
You are Celebrating MESSY MARCH!
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