Abstract

This paper explores the relationship between creative expression and spirituality, examining ways in which adults seek knowledge and/or make meaning through these connections. Four themes emerged from this research: trust and letting go of control, a sense of connectedness, flow and devotion, and creativity as a healing force.

Keywords

creativity, spirituality, arts-based learning

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Riding the Wave: Spirituality, Creative Expression, and Adult Learning

This paper explores the relationship between creative expression and spirituality, examining ways in which adults seek knowledge and/or make meaning through these connections. Four themes emerged from this research: trust and letting go of control, a sense of connectedness, flow and devotion, and creativity as a healing force.