As part of a series on creativity in our church. I was asked to speak on using creative writing in worship. I opened with this spoken word. Good morning, today I have been asked to speak on using words creatively to worship. There is so much I want to say which I won’t; so I wanted to start with a context of why I write … Continue reading Faith & Creative Writing
I set my goals and resolutions as a punishment to what I haven’t achieved, fearful of not being ‘enough’, hoping the destination will bring me whatever I believe it gives me that perfect life. This year I want them to be driven from a place of grace and love. Continue reading Setting Your Goals
This year I chose to focus. In focussing I was enabled to have big adventures. If you read much of this blog, you will know I have a passion about being fearless. I think too many of us live from a place for fear and it dictates our attitides and behaviours. In 2017 I have faced some fears. Part of my focus this year was … Continue reading BIG
In my last post, I was talking about finding me again. That post kind of got hijacked by a stream of consciousness (my preferred way to write), what I had meant to write was only about the final P: Passion, rather not such a P but more a Z. Zeal Passion is continuing to be the buzzword of millennial and entrepreneurial language. There is a lot … Continue reading A Zeal for Life
Lately, I’ve been struggling with the motivation to write anything. I think every blogger I know goes through these times, not all of us know why. This weekend I have had some time away from home and I think that helps. Not that I don’t love my home – I do; just sometimes you need some fresh views. I have put my lack of motivation … Continue reading Finding Me
Yesterday Karen from Love Your Camera hosted a Creative Skills Swap Day at the Alexander Centre in town! It was a day of flower crown making (a new skill for most of us)., vision boarding, chocolate strawberry eating, instagram stories, and getting to know each others creative passions and life stories. So, are you fearless? Yesterday Rachel from Olive & Blossom asked me that question. The answer … Continue reading Am I Fearless?
A couple of months ago, I wrote my first post for The Rising Blog which you can read here. In it, I mentioned that I took hold of new opportunities. One of them was to join Kent Outdoor Explorers, through meetup.com At that point, I had not actually plucked up the courage to attend one of the walks. I’m not sure what I was worried about, … Continue reading Exploring New Opportunities