How We Participate in the Creative Life of the Universe
“If you see yourself in the correct way, you are all as much extraordinary phenomena of nature as trees, clouds, the patterns in running water, the flickering of fire, the arrangement of the stars, and the form of a galaxy. You are all just like that…” ~Alan Watts
We live in a Universe that is Creative by Nature, meaning that it is constantly changing, evolving and creating new things. Each living being is a unique expression of that creativity, and participates in the Life of the Cosmos in at least four ways- as physical, experiential, learning and socio-cultural beings.
Physical Creativity – Our first creative “act” is the part we play in bringing about (and maintaining) our physical existence here as current expressions of the great dance of life and evolution in our solar system. For “you”and “I” as individuals this began with the merging of ancestral DNA from our parents. Guided by the successful experiments of evolution over…
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