credit: Michelle Meiklejohn
Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul. ~ Alice Walker
I've always thought creativity is one of the most valuable traits a person can have. And why should we not be creative? We are the children of the Him in whom is the very essence of creativity! And there are so many ways to express that creativity in daily life - whether it's through our words, working with our hands, how we manage and bring warmth to our homes, the food we serve our families, or a myriad of other ways, the opportunities for creativity are all around us.
And he has filled him with the Spirit of God, with skill, with intelligence, with knowledge, and with all craftsmanship, to devise artistic designs, to work in gold and silver and bronze, . . .He has filled them with skill to do every sort of work done by an engraver or by a designer or by an embroiderer in blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen, or by a weaver—by any sort of workman or skilled designer.
Exodus 35:31-32, 35
I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.
O Lord, how manifold are your works! In wisdom have you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures. Psalm 104:24
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1