Something to think about.
Who are you? What can you ‘uniquely’ bring to this world?
Old rambling cacti. Taking over space. Yet, came the longest and harshest drought in memory when all the more fragile did not survive – though old and rambling and brown these tendrils did. Came the refreshing water – could be likened to a touch of love in the life of someone struggling …look what burst forth and the whole section of bank was transformed.
Who are you? The cacti who needs the water or are you perhaps the one who nurtures and brings LOVE?
Go forth into your day and be the difference or Make the difference.!
I m a wife, mother and grandmother. I have always enjoyed writing even from an early age. My book Beyond the Ashes has been written as a labour of love. All the characters are real to me and their story needed to be told. As a Christian my desire is to write General Fiction stories about real people but Hope and a desire for 'better' will always be part of the journey. I have had several short stories published over the years and moderate success in writing competitions.
I realized as I was thinking today (30/01/15) that perhaps I should add here that I have had life experiences of many valley times but also many mountain top experiences. I can understand and be beside anyone who finds their life in tatters because I have 'been' there. Of course as I have got older as well there have been the added sorrows of losing not only older family members but also one by one finding the dearest of friends and the ones of greatest support and care also dying. On the site of rich mountains has been my certainty of the value of marriage and how grateful I am that after loss and sadness I made a happy and long-lasting marriage commitment. The one who was my best friend back then is still my best friend 45 years later. Beyond the Ashes touches upon the POWER of LOVE when folk can forget about their own personal 'feelings' and reach out in LOVE to a desperate and broken person.
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