Crying out for a new song

Can you hear my cry? It feels as if you are silent. Do you notice the anguish of the ones I love? It looks like they have been forgotten. Do you look on as one challenge piles onto another challenge, and then turn your face away? It seems as if you may be preoccupied whilst […]

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Home: The Quest to Belong by Jo Swinney – Book Review

Jo Swinney takes us on a journey to examine what ‘home’ is and I had never considered how many different ways the idea of ‘home’ could be explored until reading this fascinating book. It is clear that Jo has wrestled with the concept of home on many levels, having traveled extensively throughout her life. She […]

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Unpopular Culture by Guvna B – Book Review

Guvna B has written a much-needed book that I feel many people need to read and will benefit from. Even though the book is called ‘Unpopular Culture’, I hope that it will become an extremely popular book! He carefully weaves details of his own experiences of living in a culture that is often opposed to […]

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A Short Tribute to the Craft of Writing

Sitting here at my nice new desk at home I feel like more of a professional writer somehow. I have a desk and everything. That’s pretty big stuff. However, actually getting down to writing something has become a struggle recently. I feel like there is a big chunk of nothingness in my mind and absolutely […]

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The banner on the bus says…

This blog post has been on my mind for the last few days. I have been contemplating how to convey my thoughts without being controversial. I guess that’s the nature of ‘religion’ in the 21st century Western society that I find myself in. Whether it’s the Archbishops causing controversy over a letter sent to clergy […]

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Updates from the life of Writer Girl

At the beginning of 2017 I wrote a post about two words that were on my heart: simplicity and expectancy. It’s now May and it has been amazing to watch these two words develop into something greater than I had imagined. We’ve moved! A lot has happened since the beginning of the year. I honestly […]

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The ‘Nutty’ Writer

‘What if people think I’m nuts?’ I said. This was part of a conversation I had over Facebook Messenger with someone dear to me. She replied, ‘They thought Noah was nuts. They probably thought Moses was nuts. All the most awesome plans will have someone going….she’s nuts! You won’t know until you try!’ What was […]

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