“It’s hard to create things”
3 November 2010 2 Comments
So instead of responding to something we may not like through crafting a response, we merely don a cape of criticism suggests Donald Miller in a brief blog entry titled The Fear of Doing.
Today I read an article on a blog about a creative project, and how some people liked it and some people didn’t, and I kept wondering, when I was reading the comments from people who didn’t like it, why their response was to comment about not liking it rather than to create something better. Nobody stands around a negative comment and talks about how great it is, or how well it’s written, or how it’s going to change the world.
But then I also understand why people do and say such things. It’s hard to create things. It takes confidence and resources, two things that don’t come easily or naturally.
Read the short piece in its entirety via this link.