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The experience of being creative as a spiritual practice

a hermeneutic-phenomenological study

by Peggy Thayer

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Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spiritual life.,
  • Creative ability -- Religious aspects.,
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-161).

    StatementPeggy Thayer.
    SeriesRevisioning philosophy,, v. 27, Revisioning philosophy ;, vol. 27.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL624 .T45 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 161 p. ;
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL987991M
    ISBN 10082043454X
    LC Control Number96026143

    The need to reach out and find some sort of guidance to help navigate life is instinctive. A spiritual practice fulfills this purpose and much more, including being a catalyst for good health and well-being. The Meaning of Spirituality. There are many different interpretations of spirituality—all of them are correct. SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCE The terms “spiritual experience” and “spiritual awaken-ing” are used many times in this book which, upon careful reading, shows that the personality change sufficient to bring about recovery from alcoholism has manifested itself among us in many different forms. Yet it is true that our first printing gave many readers.

    Becoming more spiritual can be as simple as staying silent for minutes a day in a quiet, soothing environment. Commit. Love yourself enough to attempt to find moments of transcendent emotions daily. Through increasing hope, kindness, self-compassion, gratitude, and awe, anyone can start being more spiritual right away.   “Writing can be a true spiritual discipline. Writing can help us to concentrate, to get in touch with the deeper stirrings of our hearts, to clarify our minds, to process confusing emotions, to reflect on our experiences, to give artistic expression to what .

    Creativity as a Spiritual Practice: An Overview by Sarah the Ground of our Being. For in the creative process we attempt to give life to our own understanding and experience of existence. The similarities and interconnections between spiritual practice and creative practice are profound. A Suggested Creative Practice.   “The creative process shrivels in the absence of continual dialogue with the soul. And creativity is what makes life worth living.” That is a quote by Jungian analyst and author Marion Woodman.


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«Peggy Thayer’s book is not only a disclosure of the creative experience as spiritual practice but her way of elucidation of the phenomenon can be seen as a spiritual practice.» (James W.

Kidd, University of San Francisco) «Peggy Thayer’s work brings forth a fresh look at the spiritual sources of artistic life. Creativity as a spiritual practice is a way for us to partner with God and to develop the character traits that allow us to stay in ongoing co-creative partnership.

their creative spark and reconnect to an authentic and meaningful relationship to Judaism and the Divine through creative process as spiritual practice.

Below are some tips Author: Rabbi Adina Allen. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thayer, Peggy, Experience of being creative as a spiritual practice.

New York: Peter Lang, © "We are what we practice," Jewish writer Avram Davis observed. "If we become angry a lot, then essentially we are practicing anger. And we get quite good at it. Conversely, if we practice being joyful, then a joyful person is what we become." So we practice all kinds of things all the time, but the decision to do spiritual practices is intentional.

In the physical world, it often manifests as a creative work, such as a painting, a sculpture, or a book. Simply put, it is your soul’s manifestation in your life. Creative thinking stems from your spiritual intelligence.

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Finally, besides being a spiritual practice, creativity is also a way to live a richer and more colorful life – a life of exploration and discovery, a life of change and growth. So, don’t miss out, and especially not by thinking you’re not an artist or that you’re not the creative type.

In other words, there’s no difference between being creative and being spiritual. The arts and creating brought Rainn a sense of purpose and passion in life—a way to be of benefit to others.

If our own art and creativity is linked to our spirituality, it explains why we can get that “ in flow ” feeling during it. Spiritual experience is not something you can find on the outside. Therefore, it is a way that you have to follow on your own.

Simple ways like meditation, reading, listening to music can help you with your spiritual journey. Therefore, in turn, it will help you in your creative journey.

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