Is Creativity A Creative Person?

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“Are you considering becoming a creative person? Too late, you already are one. To even call somebody ‘a creative person’ is almost laughably redundant; creativity is the hallmark of our species. We have the senses for it; we have the curiosity for it; we have the opposable thumbs for it; we have the rhythm for it; we have the language and the excitement and the innate connection to divinity for it.” --Liz Gilbert Creativity has been on my mind for quite some time. When I think back to my childhood and when I look at my own children, I see how innately creative children are. All day long they are engaged in fantasy and imagination and are continually exploring their world with fascination, and through this, bringing creation forth. Every day I receive the fruits of my five-year-olds creative labors in the form of gifts, pictures, structures, dances, and song to bear witness to. At what point do we lose our connection to our God-given innate ability to create for curiosity’s sake, for the sake of fun, and simply for no reason other than we just want to and we don’t know why? Creation and creativity are our birthright. Whether we realize it or not, all day long we are engaged in creation. We wake up in the morning and decide what to wear, an act of creative expression. We prepare meals for ourselves and for our families, bringing together different ingredients in a creative act. We engage in our daily activities and our work, which is also a creative process, albeit
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