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Where I Find Myself

… I have always wanted all this space/ this open pathless place … and now that I stand in it/ instinct tells me to contain  the openness by  trying to discern the paths which others tread/  attempting to set foot on each … Continue reading

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Make Way, Make Way – Heaps of Books Approaching!

This is what’s coming my way soon! I’ll be a student again soon, this time as a PhD candidate! Back to university, and back to literature! – I can ‘t wait!  I’ve been offered both a full-time and a part-time place, it’s not … Continue reading

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Prayer Is…

Prayer is…walking towards an open gate Prayer is…finding solace in the company of God Prayer is…hearing the good, the true, the valid Prayer is…coming home Prayer is…where I hope to spend most of my time Prayer is…a happiness Prayer is…what … Continue reading

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This Made My Heart Smile

A friend of mine surprised me today with this beautiful notebook he got on his Christmas holiday in Thailand – I love it!! He just gave it to me and said it’s for my poetry. Completely made my day :).

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What Brings Your Love Alive?

As so often, I am once again quoting from a wonderful blog called “Richer By Far” – from a post called, “When You Don’t Need Spiritual Disciplines”: The master was asked, ‘What is spirituality?’ He said, ‘Spirituality is that which succeeds in bringing … Continue reading

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Prayer and Creative Writing V – Findings

Near the end of my work with the text in John 9, I took time to gather the essentials this narrative offered me. You may want to do the same with the passage you have been working with (cf. Prayer … 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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NaNoWriMo 2014 – (Coffee) Ready, (Pen) Steady, WRITE!

For the first time ever, I have decided to join NaNoWriMo, the National Novel Writing Month of November this year! I’m excited – and it’s all come about rather unexpectedly and spontaneously just a few days ago. I’ve written my … Continue reading

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Prayer and Creative Writing III – Prayer as Poetry, Poetry as Prayer.

In the first two posts on Prayer and Creative Writing (cf. Prayer and Creative Writing I and II), the suggested response to scripture was story, the creation of a detailed, descriptive narrative to help the text come alive in us and … 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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