Creative Devotion • 14 Lessons on Masterpiece Making

Whether your masterpiece is an identity you re-invent, a story you re-member, or a business / brand / book / craft you revolutionize, you will walk through a creative furnace 🔥🥵🔥 before coming out the other side. Death and rebirth go hand in hand 🤝.

If you're wild enough to devote yourself to building your masterpiece, here are 14 lessons on how to navigate your creative devotional, gracefully. I extracted these lessons from my 6-month non-stop writing devotional, but you can apply them to business building, creative mastery, lifestyle design, or anything worth building.

Lesson no. 1 • Good intention will not suffice

Lesson no. 2 • A devotional kills off anything that is not itself

Lesson no. 3 • It’s supposed to be miserable, partially

Lesson no. 4 • It’s supposed to be delightful, partially

Lesson no. 5 • The creative process uncorks grief

Lesson no. 6 • We cannot bypass pain

Lesson no. 7 • Never assume to know the depth + vastness of another's pain

Lesson no. 8 • Creativity is a game of chess with the Universe

Lesson no. 9 • Everything is an Oppportestiny

Lesson no. 10 • We cannot escape our True calling

Lesson no. 11 • An original masterpiece requires languid simmering

Lesson no. 12 • How do we move a creative mountain? Start shoveling

Lesson no. 13 • Everything always takes longer than we think

Lesson no. 14 • We are always the last to know of our sublime genius

Which lesson do you need MOST need to remember as you devote yourself to creating your masterpiece?

Live fierce, live free.

xo, Ella



Having navigated 131 countries, 87 emotions, 46.5 traumas, and 16 careers, Ellany Lea inspires and guides phoenixes, overachievers, entrepreneurs and wayshowers to live fierce, fulfilled and free.