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An interview with Jo Swinney – belonging, writing and mental health

  This week Jo Swinney joins me as we talk about her writing journey, explore the meaning of 'home' and what has helped her through times of depression. You can read my book review of 'Home: The Quest to Belong' here. Happy reading! Tell us a bit about you - your background, your journey to… Continue reading An interview with Jo Swinney – belonging, writing and mental health

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Two questions I don’t like to answer

In the culture that I live in, there are two questions that I have struggled to answer in recent years. I know that people don't ask these questions to be malicious (I don't think...), but these are common questions that get bounced around often in social circles. Let's kick off with... 'What do you do?'… Continue reading Two questions I don’t like to answer

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

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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… Continue reading Updates from the life of Writer Girl

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Joy In My Everyday

Getting an infection was just what the doctor ordered. How weird does that sound? An infection that stopped me in my tracks, changed my plans and made me feel pretty ill actually worked out for good. It made me see certain parts of my life with a fresh pair of eyes, even through my smudged… Continue reading Joy In My Everyday

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The Loft Week 2: The Place I Call Home

Welcome to Week 2 of The Loft ~ A Wednesday Link-Up! Come on up! Graphic by Kerry Messer #TheLoft You will find my Week Two post and the linky tool at the bottom, but first, may I remind you how The Loft Link-Up works? The Loft is a place for conversation, community, networking, and Christian… Continue reading The Loft Week 2: The Place I Call Home