Art is No Longer Optional

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Christina, Three Passions
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Leading by Design

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If you want to create something beautiful in life, you’ve got to know how to distinguish between what is good art and what is bad art, or not art at all, in your life. It doesn’t matter your occupation. Art can happen anywhere. It can happen on a soccer field, in a bank, in a church, in a theater, or on a sidewalk. It doesn’t matter whether you consider yourself creative.

Here’s what it takes to recognize great art. Art must cause a connection. It must communicate the connection between what is lovely and holy and what is baser and needy– In other words, it must communicate redemption. Art lies in the sacred space of connection between mankind and God. Think Les Miserables: it communicates the connection between the horror of what we experience in life and hope of something amazing beyond that experience.

Whatever we do, we have to recognize that…

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