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My Inner Studio by Melinda Priebe

My Inner Studio by Melinda Priebe

By on Oct 20, 2017 in Blog | 3 comments

My ideas for books and art originate from a place I simply call my inner studio. It’s located in between where my soul and spirit intertwine. The first thing you’d see in my studio are the brilliant stain glass windows. The remarkable pieces of glass tell the story of how the Master Carpenter, Creativity and Imagination restored my studio after a traumatic...

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An Unexpected Truth by Christine Bierma

An Unexpected Truth by Christine Bierma

By on Oct 18, 2017 in Blog | 6 comments

I didn’t even pull out my new journal, although I did grab a handful of Dove chocolates and a cup of coffee as I sat down for the session. The middle of day two, I was reaching my saturation point and my expectations were low, never heard of this guy, Perini anyhow. The Breathe intern was perfect. I could have eaten her with a spoon. I loved no one more than...

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You’re Enough by Catie Cordero

You’re Enough by Catie Cordero

By on Oct 16, 2017 in Blog | 12 comments

Write because you love it. Write because it replenishes you. Write because as your fingers hit the keys you hear God speak. Write because it heals your weary soul. Write because it brings you joy. Write because by golly, it’s fun. These are good reasons to write. Reasons that are NOT good: To define your worth. To get noticed. To make others like you. To feel...

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Why We Can’t Quit Writing by Jessie Clemence

Why We Can’t Quit Writing by Jessie Clemence

By on Oct 11, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

I have quit writing nine hundred and thirty-seven times, approximately. I’m sure that’s not the most encouraging news to a person who has come to this blog looking for writing encouragement, and I’m super sorry about that. But encouragement based on fairy tales and sugary sweetness is going to fail us in the end; so today I’m going to add some cold, nutritious truth...

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Call for Submissions: My Breathe 2017 Connection

Call for Submissions: My Breathe 2017 Connection

By on Oct 9, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Each year we like to collect Breathe stories from attendees to share here on the blog. It’s kind of a show and tell of the conference. We’d love to hear from you, too! If you attended Breathe, 2017 please feel free to submit a post for our consideration. I’ll provide some prompts, but feel free to write beyond our ideas. We would like each post to...

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