Overcomers

  Living with intellectual disability and autism and distressing behavior, has been a challenge to being an overcomer.  But in a recent post by Jeff Goins goinswriter.com I found some points about journeys and what we can learn from them. Jeff wrote the post after a trip of his own did not go as planned. …

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Support your local author.

The Moreton Bay Regional Council was formed in 2008.  Until then, it was known as Pine Rivers. The little gallery in our suburb is still called the Pine Rivers Art Gallery. It was there on Saturday June 24 that the first Moreton Bay Local Author Meet and Greet was held. Following my recent post (and …

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Confessions of a Conference Junkie

I confess I am a writing conference junkie. I cannot deny I love flocking with like minded people on their creative journeys. The writing life can be a lonely one, even if lived with the characters inside my head, and so to gather with other self imposed introverts, becomes a highlight of any given year. …

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The Four Part Story

This idea came from Sunday morning’s sermon.  The preacher was talking about God’s story in terms of the Creation, the Fall,  Redemption and Restoration, which we all know as the gospel: God created, the creation fell, our relationship with the creator was broken; we are redeemed by the sacrifice of Jesus and we’re restored to …

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Six Life Lessons I Learned from Clowning.

The dictionary defines a fool as –     1 a person who acts unwisely or imprudently; a silly person: I felt a bit of a fool. 2 historical a jester or clown, especially one retained in a royal or noble household. I have spent time as a clown and interacting with people while dressed in my big colourful costume, has taught …

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