Posts Tagged "Community"

Created to Connect by Brenda Yoder

Created to Connect by Brenda Yoder

By on Jul 24, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

I listened to her harrowing story which almost ended in death. Tears filled her eyes as she said how the incident changed both her and her family who survived what should have been a fatal experience. How has your life changed because of it? I asked. “God is so real now,” she said. “He changed our life. We used to just take things for granted. It’s not just about...

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The Rainbow Connection By Maureen VandeBrake

The Rainbow Connection By Maureen VandeBrake

By on Jul 19, 2017 in Blog | 6 comments

This year’s conference theme is Connect to Create. We love to hear stories of how connection inspires/enables/spurs writers on to share their story. Today Maureen shares a bit of her story. Are you coming to Breathe in October? We’d love to hear about how connection keeps you writing. Click HERE for submission guidelines. ~*~ There is a special little...

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Connecting and Creating from Struggle by Amelia Rhodes

Connecting and Creating from Struggle by Amelia Rhodes

By on Jun 19, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

I wrapped my fingers around my coffee cup, leaning forward into the conversation. The leaves out the window showed the first hints of gold and red, casting an early autumn glow on the coffee shop. Kids had just returned to school, and my two friends and I drank in the “mom” time after a full and busy summer. Little did I realize my next move would define...

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How the Breathe Conference Connected Me to…Community. by Tracy Groot

How the Breathe Conference Connected Me to…Community. by Tracy Groot

By on Jun 7, 2017 in Blog | 3 comments

I’m the most gregarious introvert I know. I love people and I love solitude almost equally. (People edge out solitude; Jesus won’t let me get away with it.) So when Cynthia Beach, lo, these many years past, suggested a writer’s conference where we “give back”, I wasn’t enthused. “Oh, joy bells,” I thought sourly; “Another massive socialistic movement to drain time...

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