Life and Improv: Building On Uncertainty

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By saying “yes, and…” to life’s uncertainties, we can be more prepared to creatively take the next step with Christ’s help. As a college student approaching graduation, I am asked about my postgraduation plans almost every day. I don’t always know how to answer—the next chapter of my life is… Continue reading

The Path to Creativity and Growth

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Creativity is often viewed as a rare gift, but it is in fact a mastery of skills. Such mastery is exactly what we need to be intentional with our growth. This life is a time for us to learn and grow, but often we struggle to know how to achieve… Continue reading

How to Build Creativity through Faith

Two kids doing arts and crafts.

As we continue to strengthen our faith in Christ, we can find joy in creativity and receive creative gospel joy and blessings, despite the challenges we face. When we were kids, we showed excitement and took pride in displaying our creative abilities, whether through drawing, making a silly home video,… Continue reading

How I Found Happiness in Average Creativity

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There’s more to creativity than you might think, and you don’t have to be perfect at being creative to find happiness in it. Throughout my early years as a young adult, I always felt average—a jack-of-all-trades, master of none. My musical talent was average. My art was average. My writing… Continue reading

Created to be Creative

As spirit children of a creative God, we all have the ability to be innovative and artistic in our fields when we depend on the Holy Ghost. In his talk “Gospel Vision of the Arts,” President Spencer W. Kimball wrote, “I have had a vision of members of the Church… Continue reading

Creating with the Creator

Heavenly Father is the ultimate Creator. Since we’re his children, we all have inherited his gift of creativity. I’ve always considered myself to be a fairly creative person; I love writing, dancing, and playing the piano. However, I’ve often felt like I’m not as creative or talented as others. My… Continue reading

Creativity: A Link to Father in Heaven

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Not everyone is a master in the arts, but everyone is born with a spirit bursting with creativity. Unlocking this gift can help us establish a closer connection to our Heavenly Father. Some people don’t think they are very creative because they can’t play a musical instrument or have never… Continue reading