I am amazed at the gift of creativity God has given people. God is the author of creativity. He has created each of us in His image, yet every person looks different. Some identical twins I have seen challenge that last thought. But the incredible variety of nearly 8 billion people today, not to mention all people over time is unfathomable. The variety of humans is not limited to our appearances or even our temperaments. We are each unique in how we have lived. Our families we are born into may be amazing or not, wealthy or not, whole or not, studious or outdoorsy, adventurous or tame, religious or secular, healthy or unhealthy, kind or rude, violent or peaceful, loving or distant or worse. likely they are a combination of all of these. Have we traveled or never even left our hometown? Are we educated a little or highly? Are we differently abled? Do we live in a rural, suburban, or urban setting or in a lush rain forest or endless parched desert setting? The creativity of the Creator is endless and amazing.
Not only are we so different in all these ways, but our interests, gifts, and talents and the combination of these lead to further individuality. Values and beliefs further make us individuals. There are endless permutations of all these traits and experiences. The Creator is truly remarkable. And even more remarkable is that He knows and loves each one of us. We are all unique and all precious to God. Then we come together with another, if we are so fortunate, to combine our unique amazingness with another to have children who are amazing expressions of the uniqueness of the Father.Continue reading “The Creativity of God Through Us and In Us”