We are spiritual beings, and when our spirit grows larger, so must we. There will be no comfortable resting in yesterday’s definition of ourselves. It is spiritual law that as the Great Creator is always exploring, experiencing, and expanding through its creations, we must cooperate or feel the pitch of spiritual dis-ease. We can try to play small, but if the universe has big plans for us, we are better off cooperating than resisting. Creativity is God’s true nature and our own. As we surrender to becoming as large as we are meant to be, great events can come to pass for us and countless others. In a sense, the size the Great Creator makes of us is none of our business. We work on art and we are the Great Creator’s work of art. Perhaps we shouldn’t meddle. Julia Cameron, Walking in This World Page 45
As the fruit of the spirit grows and matures in our lives so does the art of the spirit. We tend to make ourselves out to be smaller than we should—smaller than God calls us to be—thinking that to down play our talents and gifts is a virtue. We think that we are practicing humility by making less of our creative gifts than they are worth. This is not right. This makes us ungrateful for the gifts we have been given by the Creator.
God gives us immeasurable gifts and amazing talents. In order to honour the Creator we need to reach beyond where we are now, practicing and expanding the gifts we have been given, so that we make the most of our gifts and use them for the glory of God.
Let us always look towards trying our best with what God has given us so that we can thank God for our creative talents and show forth our praise of the Great Creator.
© Judith Lawrence