Be Patient with your Creative Growth

One of the perennial issues that comes up for a lot of us with big goals (whether they’re in meditation, fitness, intuition development, creativity, etc.) is that sometimes we can struggle against the pace at which we are developing.

This can come up in almost every area of life, but let’s limit our conversation to creativity just for the sake of conversation. I’m a writer, so applying patience to the areas in my creativity where I’m still developing is important. For instance, prose poetry has always come naturally for me. Short story, not so much. And sometimes it’s just hard to stomach when something isn’t coming to us effortlessly in our creative work. Or is that just me?

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Inspired Creativity

What does creativity have to do with spirituality? These two areas of life are closely related in my opinion. Of course, plenty of people explore art in a secular way, but I think it’s really fascinating when these two otherwise disparate aspects of life intersect.

Firstly, I believe that pursuing those activities that bring us joy reunite us with divine presence. That’s because joy is resonant with God. Find that which brings you the most happiness and fulfillment. That’s your spiritual center.

For a lot of us, creativity and making art is that thing that brings us joy and makes us feel alive.

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