The DNA of Creativity
May 8, 2007
1. the state or quality of being creative.
2. the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, interpretations, etc.; originality, progressiveness, or imagination: the need for creativity in modern industry; creativity in the performing arts.
3. the process by which one utilizes creative ability: Extensive reading stimulated his creativity.
I once heard that one of the most Godlike thing we as humans can do is to create, since He is the ultimate creator by nature. We are made in the image of God thus we carry his creative characteristics. Of course that statement works in favor of highly creative people. I’ve met many people who just marvel at the creative process, whether it’s art, music, tech, problem solving, ministry, etc. Check out this article on “9 Attitudes of Highly Creative People” – the author poses the question, “Can Creativity be learned, or is it just a natural ability?”. Make up your own mind…