Where Do Your Ideas Come From?
Somewhere in my book collection I think I have a book, ‘Where does creativity come from?’ Which reminded me of your musings on ideas and trying to explain where they come from. I’m fairly certain that we don’t really know. Not a location. Nor a specific moment. Inspiration comes with many emotions, visuals, audio and grace or mindfulness that allows us to be open to receiving all that we have going on around us and in our memories. Relationships add to our reactions to experiences. Remembered words or moments stay with us. I love that you are inspired by music and share your loved moments from all types of music.
My mother loved your books. Reading Mary Balogh were times when she expanded her knowledge, her heart and her faith that Love is the answer and we can all change. I read your books to her during the last four months of her life. She linked me to reading your books. I think of her as I read and comment to her (in my head/heart) lovely moments and character’s uniqueness and wisdom. My mother even got my father to read your books. Over 18 years ago, I can still see him (in my mind’s eye) with his eyeglasses up on this forehead, lying on top of his bed…reading one of your books. My father once said that he wished he had read Regency Romances many years ago. He thought he’d be a better husband if he had known more about romantic love.
Thank you for capturing your ideas and building them into healing and inspiring stories.