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Riehlife Poem-of-the-Day:”A Child’s Regret,” by Adele Richter

Adele Richter, Eden Maxwell’s mother, wrote “A Child’s Regret” in 1976. It’s timeless and universal. I met Eden Maxwell in 2008 when I read and reviewed The Artist Empowered:Define and Establish Your Value as an Artist. Eden’s book contains everything needed to sustain creativity over a lifetime. He is a man of soul intent on […]

Riehlife Review: Eden Maxwell’s “An Artist Empowered”

Eden Maxwell’s weblog “The Soul of Fine Art” is a fine place to “delve into art, passion, writing, dharma, character, consciousness, culture, intuition, evolution, and the spirit we call soul. Eden Maxwell’s breakout book An Artist Empowered: Define and Establish Your Value as an Artist—Now is, indeed, a triumph over rejection and a 435 page […]

Eden Maxwell on Art in Zen and the Zen of Art

Zen is a term that is bandied around in common language with great freedom. Here, a Zen practitioner and artist, Eden Maxwell, author of “An Artist Empowered: Define and Establish Your Value as an Artist—Now” tells us how these realms interconnect. Riehlife: What does Zen Buddhism have to do with art? Eden Maxwell: The source […]

Eden Maxwell: Make Rejection Work for Your Creative Life

If you know your purpose and the value of your process, then nothing will deter you from your mission, your dharma.—Eden Maxwell No matter what your art form or field of expression: visual arts, performing arts, or writing—one thing is for certain: you will encounter rejection. When you do, what is the most healthy and […]