> David... I like Hoppy's point:
> "Most folks who do this (composers), say; "I don't really
> know,,, it just comes to me."
> It seems some are simply chosen for a purpose! Meditating to
> acheive something can lead to a lot of disappointment and
Yes, and the gifts that God gives you should not be overlooked!
> Having said that, I don't see anything wrong with mediatating
> as long as there's no egotistical motive behind it, like
> wanting to be a great artist, just for the sake of being
> famous and there are many celebs on that path with no real
> talent! Faust is an extreme example of someone who sacrificed
> his soul for worldly recognition!
Hence, the real purpose of being given gifts - service!
> Therefore, meditate! I personally meditate in my own way!
As do I. It does have alot to do with creation of music and a desire to please, but prayer and meditation enliven my music much more than just inspiration!