22 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Janaki Nagaraj
    Jan 11, 2012 @ 11:29:44

    🙂 beautiful post and so is Sweepy.


  2. Penelope J.
    Jan 11, 2012 @ 12:45:08

    Excellent piece on how creativity is part of the human condition and not necessarily just for those more talented in a creative sense.


  3. Martha Orlando
    Jan 11, 2012 @ 14:15:09

    Such a positive, uplifting post! Yes, we are all creative in our unique ways.
    Blessings, Sweepy!


  4. Hajra
    Jan 11, 2012 @ 14:24:07


    Nice to see you here Adrienne!

    You are creative and I would totally agree, there is always some amount of creativity in all of us. Creativity doesn’t mean painting like Picasso or penning down poems like Keats, it is what you do differently and beautifully and how it truly defines your true passion!


  5. Taslim Jaffer
    Jan 11, 2012 @ 19:12:12

    I’m so glad you talked about how creativity is innate in all of us. So many times I hear people say “I wish I was creative” or “I’m not creative”…they think being creative is just a fine arts thing. Thanks for this beautiful post!


  6. Li @Flash Fiction
    Jan 11, 2012 @ 19:17:27

    Hi Adrienne! I agree – everyone can be creative in some way, it’s just a question of finding your talent and/or passion. And finding a supportive group of people is probably just as important. Thanks to both you and Stu for encouraging and sharing with others!


  7. Adriene (Sweepy Jean)
    Jan 11, 2012 @ 20:34:39

    It is so true, Li. That’s another thing that is innate in us: the need for others! Thanks you!


  8. Adriene (Sweepy Jean)
    Jan 11, 2012 @ 20:35:40

    Thank again, Stu, for sharing you “home” with me. This was so much fun! ;p


  9. cath (@jonesbabie)
    Jan 12, 2012 @ 08:42:54

    You are so right Adriene, humans are creative…it is a constant process and an everchanging one too…thanks for a wonderful look into your thoughts on the subject!


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  11. Greg Hamilton
    Jan 13, 2012 @ 11:39:40

    When Picasso was asked what was art, his reply was: ‘What isn’t?’
    He’s also on the record with this one: ‘We’re all born artists, it’s
    just that not many of us manage to carry it through into adulthood.’

    Instead of spending billions on arms, governments should be investing in
    maintaining the creativity in us through life. Then there’d be no need to send
    us to war. The potential of the great majority of us wouldn’t be
    squandered so frivolously.


  12. MuMuGB
    Jan 13, 2012 @ 13:59:40

    What a lovely post! I agree with you, and one of my new year’s resolution is to explore more my creative side. There is a lot to do, and I don’t know where the journey will take me…


  13. The Golden Eagle
    Jan 14, 2012 @ 13:41:25

    Great post. It’s definitely true that humans are creative. 🙂


  14. Anonymous
    May 03, 2012 @ 18:15:05

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