Posts Tagged "Community"

Being Brave… by Tammy Allison

Being Brave… by Tammy Allison

By on Apr 12, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

Being brave doesn’t have to be a huge heroic act. Oftentimes, it is a simple yet profound step of faith. Being brave looks different for everyone. Being brave might mean… Being honest in love and truth with someone about an issue that is bothering you Taking communion to shut-ins when you feel unequipped Saying no to something you don’t feel right about even if...

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Create to Connect / Connect to Create by Elizabeth Ivy Hawkins

Create to Connect / Connect to Create by Elizabeth Ivy Hawkins

By on Jan 30, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

The Breathe Writer’s Committee is happy to announce our theme for 2017.  Create to Connect/Connect to Create.   We affirm that creativity is a spiritual practice, that God is Creator, and our path is to use our talent to connect with God and then to connect with each other in kingdom building. What is deepest in us, the God-Wisdom that is placed into our hearts...

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Celebrate Story with Nonni’s Place by Suzy Parish

Celebrate Story with Nonni’s Place by Suzy Parish

By on Jul 8, 2016 in Blog | 2 comments

I can’t think of a better way to celebrate story than in a grassroots manner. I’m speaking of a phenomenon that is gaining momentum across the world. Little Free Libraries are springing up all over. At last count there are over 40K. I first heard of them through an article in our local paper. There are currently 13 of these “book boxes” in our city and each one...

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3 Ways Breathe Changed My Life by Susie Finkbeiner

3 Ways Breathe Changed My Life by Susie Finkbeiner

By on May 27, 2016 in Blog | 4 comments

I attended Breathe Writers Conference for the first time in 2011. Had I known then how Breathe would change my life, I may have hesitated before stepping through the doors. My knees might have shook and my mouth would have gone dry. Life changes are no small potatoes. But I didn’t know in 2011. I didn’t even know after the weekend was over. It’s...

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Writing Must Have — My Online Peeps

Writing Must Have — My Online Peeps

By on Feb 29, 2016 in Blog | 4 comments

Seven chapters as of this writing; eight if you count the handwritten one gone missing. Three years and more than 12,000 words. Great progress! I’m joking. It was abysmal momentum until recently when I discovered a secret weapon. The timeline went something like this: Year one – Fiddled with an idea. Came up with all kinds of busy to keep from actually...

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