Creativity has always been an outlet for humanity to express the things deep within them that they do not necessarily understand. It is a way of expressing love, pain, complex emotions, freedom, rights and many other things.
Today, we continue to use creativity as a component into our development and a reflection of our experiences and things we still may not fully comprehend. Art gives words to words we do not yet know, and feelings so ingrained within us but forgotten seem to come to life from dimensions far beyond our reach.
Creativity is not a set of things that you can do, creativity is a way of life, seeping into everything we do, into every moment. Creativity can leech into every area of our lives, into our careers regardless of what they may be, into our relationships with our families and strangers. Creativity can transcend every single one of our moments, it can connect us to the living, to the dead and anything beyond.
There are so many forms of art that speak to me, both that of the Creator and that of the creation. Driving on the highway, has never been more dangerous than with a sky filled with luscious clouds and a reminder of fall on the trees on the sides. Words from the Quran, from poets like Rumi, writers like Maya Angelou and Bell Hooks all bring different aspects of the world to life for me, and this site, is built off of these words.
Recently I've come across a poem by Jeff Foster, titled a Prayer For the Living. If there's one thing that encapsulates all that is Life in My Days, it is this poem.
May we live each of our moments in the most creative of ways, and to the extent we were meant to.
Ahmad Abojaradeh is the co-founder and Director of Mental Health for MCL, An Engineer, a world traveler, a Peer Support Specialist, a Novelist and the founder and editor of Life in My Days. He hopes to spread awareness of living a life of wellness wherever he is through his writing, workshops and speaker events.