I’m guessing you desperately need to be super creative about something important …
We’re all challenged in various ways—these challenges are opportunities, invitations to level up, grow, to become more than we’ve been. We also have opportunities in front of us that call upon our higher selves.
See ‘Go Deeper’ below …
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Go Deeper — Super-Creative in Christ
You may be interested in Ken Robinson’s TED Talk, Do Schools Kill Creativity?
Why Your Creativity Matters to Christ (Gospel Coalition)
See my article Ultimate “Disruptive Innovation” … the Christ Child! (Jesus Smart)
It’s Not Just About Us
The trumpet of imagination is like the trumpet of the resurrection. It calls the dead out of their graves.G. K. Chesterton
Of course, it’s not just about us … we have responsibilities in some way to the world around us too. There are challenges calling to us from the surrounding wilds. And there are opportunities to exploit.
How can we serve the world? Others. What unique contributions can we make?
It will demand creativity. Super creativity.
Commit to Overcoming Anything with Creativity and Imagination
When a challenge or need is facing you down, make a quality commitment to overcome it. Exercise unyielding resolve. It’s as if you’re notifying the challenge or need that the sand is flowing through the hourglass.
Its time is running out.
You can ignite this overcoming attitude by telling yourself there is a way forward and that you will discover it. Be ruthless!
Creativity Is Linked to Your Superpower: Imagination
Imagination is a superpower we have … as human beings created in the Imago Dei, the image of God.
Sir Ken Robinson says imagination is our capacity to bring to mind things not yet present. Things that could be. And should be. I like that.
Listen in on this conversation between Robinson and Michael Hyatt. Sir Ken Robinson is an expert on education, creativity, and innovation.
Be Super Creative in Christ!
The New Testament worldview claims that Christ-followers have the mind of Christ. See 1 Corinthians 2:14-16 and Philippians 2:3-5.
The mind of Christ is conceived in us at regeneration (our new birth in Christ), but it also grows and develops. And of course, we have an active part to play in that process.
Jesus is infinitely creative! He was with the Father creating all things. He’s still creating! He has answers, solutions, and the best information. About everything!
So I’m saying that in Christ, with the mind of Christ, we have boundless potential to be super creative! To imaginate with a touch of heaven!
Disruptive innovation is something so innovative that it disrupts what has been. Everything is changed.
It’s Empowering—and the Human Being Is Designed to Be Empowered!
Remember we must imaginate. But then activate! We have to do something new. To ideate without execution is futile and fruitless.
As we activate, we begin to see potentials actualized!
Be present to the moment. Continually commit yourself to the process:
Super creative imagination. Ideation. Activation.
Creativity will bring into the present the new things you desire and need.
Father, I ask for an increase of the spirit of wisdom and revelation in Christ. I want it to operate more and more in my life. I have the mind of Christ. I receive Christ’s creativity. And I set my will to exercise super creativity … in both challenges and opportunities. Not just for myself, but for others too. I thank you. Amen. (Ephesians 1:17 ff, 1 Corinthians 2:14-16).