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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