Today's Poetically Speaking: voices of the 21st century interview is with the insightful David Tensen. We discuss the power of poetry in the 21st century, how poetry is an offering, putting our words onto the table for others to experience and the privilege to be able to write poetry.
Elizabeth Snow, a South Australian poet, writes from the heart, expressing her view of the world through free form poetry. She shares about coming back to writing, learning new skills and about the importance of never letting your voice be silenced.
Writing challenges can be fun. I was challenged today to write about the humble tomato 🍅
We interviewed Helen Brown, author of Whispers from on High, who overcame obstacles to achieve her life-long dream of being a writer. Read more about Helen on Poetically Speaking.
It’s an interesting time with COVID-19 prompting a change in direction for me from formal employment engagements toward my old hobby business. So when times are so uncertain and jobs difficult to come by, I feel the best option is to revive the little business that gave me such a sense of satisfaction and personal … Continue reading Pivoting isn’t the only option: Sometimes it’s better to step back in time…
As we allow the God of love and grace to unfold our journey one day at a time we provide space for him to speak and reveal that which will empower and mature us.
This just happened - Phoenix just landed on my doorstep and I couldn’t be more excited. They look incredible and it’s so awesome to finally have real paperbacks in my hands. Get Your Copy Now! Want a copy? Now is the time to get yours as I only printed 50 copies and they’re already selling … Continue reading Phoenix just landed on my doorstep!!!
Photo by Dawn Armfield on Unsplash It’s not my fault, she implores as she flings herself across the tinder licking up the final drips of moisture, crying over every molecule ignited by her rage as her heart burns the land, leaving a sepia stain on the sky. I didn’t want to do this, she screams as … Continue reading Heat
As part of Mental Health Month, I will be sharing more on what my day to day life can be like as a Christian living with Bipolar 2 Disorder, Generalised Anxiety and Panic Disorder.
I hope to uncover some real life battles that go on and how I am learning to manage the onslaught, fight the battle and come out stronger in my faith and my wellbeing.
If you've read any of my posts in the past you may already be aware of my journey with mental illness and know that for many years I have managed my life as best as I can when you have a mental illness and have relied on God's love, healing and help and the support … Continue reading In order for the new to awaken, the old must die