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I Am Creative 2


Chance the rapper liveTaken by my pal Jake, at the Brixton Academy on 20/11/16

On Sunday night, I celebrated my birthday at one of the best gigs I’ve ever been too, watching one of the most creative men making music today.  This is the song which he closed Sunday’s show with. Enjoy…


Chance loves performing and does so with such unique passion, and joy that people listening can’t help but want to join in. He inspires and provokes people into action. When we are fully ourselves, we can inspire others to be more fully themselves. Who inspires you at the moment? Who do you inspire?

This week happens to be the beginning of Advent, which symbolises a time of preparation and waiting. Let’s take some time to reflect on the coming season, and to think creatively about how we can engage in it.

- How could we be creative about presents and cards?

- How could we be creative in looking out for refugees or the homeless at this time?

- How could we be creative in celebrating the Christmas season here at SMRT?

Whilst you write and talk, enjoy this delightful piece of music that also serves as a meditation on the winter season.


My prayer is taken from Exodus 35:31-32: 

Father of all Creation; fill us with the Spirit of God, with skill, with intelligence, with knowledge, and with all craftsmanship, to devise, create, and develop the talents we have recognising that they are gifts.

Inspire us to bring a creative spark and new possibilities to the world at this advent time, to play our part as a creative force for good.



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