There are many resources available for worship use during the Advent season. Please list a resource that you have discovered in your search. Make sure we can see the resource clearly by way of lyrics, link, etc.
One of the most surprisingly beautiful carols comes from a small Scottish island which is home to a community of worshipers, ministers, and song leaders. The Iona Community and Wild Goose Publications produces music for worship that is accessible, real, and true to the stories of scripture. "The Aye Carol" (found in the songbook "Innkeepers and Light Sleepers") is a great example of how well the Iona Community captures the simplicity of the story of the birth of Jesus, while at the same time articulating the significance of God coming to earth in the form of a baby. This link leads to a wealth of resources for Advent, Christmas, and all worship occasions - including prayers, liturgies, dramatic readings, and more! http://www.ionabooks.com/ - Where do you go to get ideas for Advent?
If God is the ultimate Creator, then why does it seem that when it comes to creativity we don't seem to spend much time actually doing it? Shouldn't it be a high priority activity...especially for artists? BJ Barlow commented about his creative processing...add your comment about how creative activity happens for you??? BJ writes..."Have you ever noticed how when you take your time to work on something creative...it is like the creativity happens to you instead of coming from you? If you are working on a project over a couple weeks/months it is as if your eyes and ears are open to ideas that the world gives you...as you walk down the road, go to the grocery store, or have conversations with other people. It is like our most creative ideas aren't ours at all...but gifts that we stumble upon."