The Magic of Creativity

In the enchanting realm of words, imagination dances with possibility. Creativity transforms mere sentences into magic. If there’s one truth that weaves through great storytelling, it’s the power of imagination. It transcends the ordinary, breathing life into characters and worlds that linger in the reader’s mind.

Creating is the deepest form of intelligence.

And I love it. I love putting my interpretation of others’ works through acting, singing, and dancing (even though I’m mediocre at best on a few of those). But most of all, I love writing. I love painting with words, sketching pictures in hues of pen-dipped dreams, and conjuring worlds that pulse with a life of their own, breathing vitality into a story’s veins with the intent of rendering it unforgettable.

At least, that’s the goal.

The Greeks believed that creatives were gifted a spiritual messenger from the gods. These “geniuses” were responsible for the incredible art created by the masters of the day.

I understand why they believed it.

Slipping into a creative flow state suspends time and reality. We venture to a place beyond our insecurities and perceived limitations. It’s an immersive experience that allows us to discover internal truths within and ultimately perceive our very existence in a different way.

Our imagination is a river that flows deep within our subconscious, and dipping our toes into those waters is incredibly vulnerable … and terrifying … and exhilarating at the same time.

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3 Comments on “The Magic of Creativity”

  1. Sweet Beth,
    I was so sorry to hear the news of your Father’s passing. Please accept my condolences, so difficult, I know. Happy to hear from you though and wishing you all the best for the New Year. At present I am in Cork, Ireland, with my hubby as he has a Fulbright Scholarship at UCC (University College Cork, Tyndall Institute). We will be here until March 31st and we arrived just in time for the cold, wet, dreary winter, that is Ireland! I so enjoy your books and have had much more time to read here! I am reading the Robert Galbraith(J.K. Rowling’s pen name!) series now, are you familiar? Anyway sending lots of love.

    1. Thank you for your kind words. They mean more than you know.
      And I bet Ireland is beautiful. It’s on my bucket list to go there someday, so please share some pictures in the Society group. šŸ™‚
      The first book in the Galbraith series is on my Kindle, but I haven’t started it yet. If you like the series, I might have to put it on top of the ol’ TBR pile.

      Save travels and drink a pint for me!

      1. So good to hear back from you. Yes it’s beautiful when they weather cooperates! I am on WhatsApp if you just want to text, 214 642-3512


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