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Right Brain – Left Brain

I came across this image this week and I’ve been thinking about it since. I feel I’m much more right brain than left brain – but, truth be told, there is quite a bit of left brain present in how … Continue reading

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Prayer and Creative Writing IV – Images

In Prayer and Creative Writing I, II and III, the writing and prayer have been all about our words and imagination. If you, like me, have a very “visual mind”, it may be interesting to add another dimension to your creative … Continue reading

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Prayer and Creative Writing II – Imagination and Response. Story.

In the last post on Prayer and Creative Writing (“Prayer and Creative Writing I – Discovery, Tradition and Invitation”), I suggested you choose a narrative from one of the gospels to spend time with – in reading it slowly every day, … Continue reading

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Prayer and Creative Writing I – Discovery, Tradition and Invitation

Writing as what some would call a “spiritual discipline” is one of the things that most fascinates me and that keeps me pen-in-hand and pen-on-page for much of my writing time. I discovered writing before I discovered prayer – even though … Continue reading

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Fake It Till You Make It

“Someone asked me recently how to do something she thought was going to be difficult, in this case recording an audiobook, and I suggested she pretend that she was someone who could do it. Not pretend to do it, but … Continue reading

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storytime

When she found herself suffocated by walls, neighbours and traffic, the city’s stink and silvergleam atmosphere of ambition, she began to paint her prison walls; first with a clear, strong gold to feel the light she missed, then layered with … Continue reading

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You May Say I’m A Dreamer (But I’m Not the Only One)

I went to a poetry reading today, on the theme of “The Romantics and Dreams”, and I left inspired, and happy. I had realised something of great significance to me: I’m not the only dreamer. (John Lennon would be pleased … Continue reading

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