Today I would like you to consider how a creative outlet aligns us with our spiritual path. A creative outlet can be sport, writing, poetry, dancing, gardening, art and a myriad of other activities. Creativity is a medium that allows us to purge our spirit – in effect opening up our spirit to our higher consciousness, the greater part of ourselves where we [on some level] commune with God.
The hard times we face in life are often purified and purged through creative outlets. In fact, the best art or creativity often happens in the darkest moments we may be facing.
Many people assume that they 'have no artistic ability'. This is far from the truth, for if we apply ourselves, we all have some kind of artistic sense, be it design, drawing, garden layout or even writing letters and emails to cheer up friends.
So the question is – are we channelling our highest self, being our greatest gift to the world through a creative outlet?
For years I procrastinated and said that I could not draw a straight line... That was until an Indigenous Australian elder practically forced me to start painting in 1999. Some of my artworks are below...