Holy Curiosity: Cultivating the Creative Spirit in Everyday Life

Holy Curiosity: Cultivating the Creative Spirit in Everyday Life

by Amy Hollingsworth

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ISBN-13: 9781621892755
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 07/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 774 KB

About the Author

Amy Hollingsworth is the author of The Simple Faith of Mister Rogers: Spiritual Insights from the World's Most Beloved Neighbor (2005), based on her nine-year friendship with television's Fred Rogers; and Gifts of Passage: What the Dying Tell Us with the Gifts They Leave Behind (2008). She taught as an adjunct professor of psychology at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where she lives with her husband, Jeff, and their children, Jonathan and Emily. She has written for various magazines, including ParentLife, and was a writer for eight years for a national television program. She was named one of USA Today entertainment blog's Top 100 People of 2010 for her influence on pop culture and featured in the documentary by MTV News VP/producer Benjamin Wagner titled "Mister Rogers & Me."

Table of Contents

Part 1 Unraveling the Dream

1 Introduction 3

2 Lesson one: Someone There 10

3 Lesson Two: Secret Rooms 19

4 Lesson Three: Spark of the Spirit 26

Part 2 Fusing the Creative Letters of the Alphabet

5 An Alphabet of Three 33

6 Letter One: Many Reflections 44

7 Letter Two: Merging the Creative Personality 55

8 Letter Three: More Than Inspiration 68

Part 3 Following the Pattern

9 Levels One and Two: Blue Prints and Green Indigestion 77

10 Levels Three and Four: Beyond "Aha!" 84

11 Levels Five and More: Bringing What's Inside You to Life Outside of You 94

Part 4 Finding the Place

12 Locale for Now: Carving Out Holy Space 101

13 Locale for Later: Cultivating the Thin Places 109

14 Resource Section 115

Acknowledgments 141

Bibliography 145

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