Posts Tagged "Breathe"

Help for the Directionally Challenged by Pearl Allard

Help for the Directionally Challenged by Pearl Allard

By on Jan 3, 2018 in Blog | 18 comments

I’d recently achieved a couple milestone goals in my writing journey – first publication, first paycheck, first acceptance after three rejections from a place in which I’d really wanted to be published – and I had less trepidation telling people I was a writer. I was stoked attending Breathe for my second time, but after meeting some of the goals I’d worked towards,...

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A Collective Breath by Jenna Deckert

A Collective Breath by Jenna Deckert

By on Dec 13, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

I had not been writing. We were going through some big transitions as a family – selling our house and building a new one. My youngest daughter was starting kindergarten. My father in law was recovering from a heart attack and the ensuing surgeries that required. I had already bought my ticket for the Breathe Conference but decided I wasn’t going to attend this...

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Atmosphere of Sanctuary by Lynn Olsson

Atmosphere of Sanctuary by Lynn Olsson

By on Dec 4, 2017 in Blog | 7 comments

Breathe in, breathe out, you are my oxygen…writing; you are life giving to me. The Breathe conference is almost otherworldly in its provision of sanctuary for the tender writers soul. It’s a time when we come together to share our inmost parts and learn how to present ourselves to the world beyond. However, for me, something was amiss in the atmosphere this year;...

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Creating a New Attitude by Deborah Bence Boerema

Creating a New Attitude by Deborah Bence Boerema

By on Nov 29, 2017 in Blog | 4 comments

I decided not to go into work today because I needed to catch up on laundry. I skipped my dentist appointment last week because I was tired and wanted to take a nap. On Sunday, I didn’t teach my fourth-grade class at church because, well, I just didn’t feel like it. Sound familiar? No? Well, I’m relieved to say it doesn’t sound familiar to me either. Yet that’s...

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Pursuing a Holy Nudge by Carol Graft

Pursuing a Holy Nudge by Carol Graft

By on Nov 15, 2017 in Blog | 9 comments

I know they say that if you write, in any form, then you are a writer. But it’s easy for me to feel disconnected from the title ‘writer’. I write, sure, “teachings”, for Sunday, or little 3 minute things on prayer, communion etc. Or a few times speaking/ teaching at small conferences, or teaching a workshop. But writing…like sit down with pen and legal pad, my...

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