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Tell Your Stories, That the Next Generation Might Know Them by Ingrid Lochamire

Tell Your Stories, That the Next Generation Might Know Them by Ingrid Lochamire

By on Oct 30, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Ingrid Lochamire first shared this post on her website. You can see the original post as well as other fine writing by Ingrid by clicking HERE. *** At the Breathe Christian Writers Conference, I shared a story about my friend, Kathy. I called her a reluctant modern-day prophet, a “creator” who did not believe she could create with words, who came to a time in her...

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Why I Write by Ingrid Lochamire

Why I Write by Ingrid Lochamire

By on Jun 5, 2017 in Blog | 6 comments

There’s a yellow folder in my file cabinet that I’ve shared with just a handful of people. In it are the awkward and innocent poems and essays of an introverted teenager with a head full of ideas and dreams, pieces riddled with questions but very few answers. Alongside them are short stories featuring the adventures of a perky and popular camp counselor who solved...

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Why Story Matters by Ingrid Lochamire

Why Story Matters by Ingrid Lochamire

By on Jun 8, 2016 in Blog | 8 comments

When a girl grows up casting her Daddy as the hero in every story, it’s natural that one day she will tell his story. My father’s story is far from a fairy tale. The years immediately after my mother left our family must have been rough for my father as he took on the task of raising three little girls, ages 3, 2 and 1. With help from my grandmothers, he kept us...

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A Kindred Spirit by Ingrid Lochamire

A Kindred Spirit by Ingrid Lochamire

By on May 20, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

“Life is like the river, sometimes it sweeps you gently along and sometimes the rapids come out of nowhere.” Stumbling upon a “kindred spirit” is a special kind of surprise. It was that way for me recently when I discovered the British author Emma Smith. This quote from Emma showed up as I was doing research for a writing project. Her words...

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Gift from the Sea — The Book That Changed My Life

Gift from the Sea — The Book That Changed My Life

By on Mar 28, 2016 in Blog | 4 comments

I’ve lost count of the number of copies of this beautiful book I have forced on friends. Anne Morrow Lindbergh wrote this collection of essays during a retreat on Captiva Island in Florida. Published in 1955, “Gift” was the best-selling nonfiction book that year. Sea shells — their uniqueness, beauty and functionality — are the “gifts” rendered by the...

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