“Don’t just do what you are good at doing. Follow your heart, your passion(s)…then you will become even better at that”

Craig's Quotes

“Don’t just do what you are good at doing. Follow your heart, your passion(s)…then you will become even better at that”

from

The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4

http://goo.gl/vTpjk (and/or http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock)

https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query=%22craig+lock%22&sitesearch_type=STORE (paperbacks)

and http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books

All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –

MINE!

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

Paddleboard by Gemma Chapman (credit House of Travel)

Picture: Paddleboard Nelson by Gemma Chapman (credit House of Travel)

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Cape Town, South Africa (John Newton Photography)

A New Dawn

A New Dawn extract

light-great2from https://newdawnwriter.wordpress.com/tag/craig-lock/

2006
“Don’t shed blood, shed hatred.”
– the words of Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India
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good morning, sunshine

“Together, one mind, one heart, one life, one small step at a time, let’s link hands and march into a new tomorrow, a better and brighter future. TOGETHER we can do it”

– c

TOGETHER, one mind, one heart, one soul, one small step at a time, we can make some difference towards a better world, a brighter tomorrow

“SHARE, ENCOURAGE and SPREAD, HOPE, LOVE and LIGHT”

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Jenny’s Photographic Journey

A Tale of Two Cities (and vastly different Countries)

https://jennysphotographicjourney.wordpress.com/gisborne-new-zealand/

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picture from http://www.awritersdream.wordpress.com and http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.”

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

from

https://momsgarden.wordpress.com/2014/07/23/talent-develops-in-tranquillity-character-in-the-full-current-of-human-life/

and https://johnsphotopics.wordpress.com/category/books-by-craig-lock

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”
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“I write, I share, I dream”

A Writer's Dream(s)

Picture (above) of stunning Makorori Beach from http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

https://awritersdreams.wordpress.com/i-write-i-share-i-dream/

.Other links (and pages) on this blog, which may be of interest

https://awritersdreams.wordpress.com/about/

https://awritersdreams.wordpress.com/craigs-books/

https://awritersdreams.wordpress.com/the-pursuit-of-to-a-more-peaceful-world/

https://awritersdreams.wordpress.com/together-lets-break-down-barriers-and-build-bridges/

https://awritersdreams.wordpress.com/together-lets-break-down-barriers-and-build-bridges-2/

“Together, one mind, one heart, one life, one small step at a time, let’s link hands and march into a new tomorrow, a better and brighter future. TOGETHER we can do it”

– c

from http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com and http://www.peacepursuit.wordpress.com

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“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

TOGETHER, one mind, one heart, one soul, one small step at a time, we can make some difference towards a better world, a brighter tomorrow

“SHARE, ENCOURAGE and SPREAD, HOPE, LOVE and LIGHT”

Golden Dawn Publishing

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Cape Town – a Selection (from John Newton Photography)

Cape Town: My pictures of the beautiful "Mother City" of South Africa

Picture (above): Hopefully not tankers headed to fuel (and sustain) Isis!

Photo (great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!

A passion for any object, anything will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means”

– William Hazlitt

from https://ayrtonsennadasilva.wordpress.com/2014/08/27/ayrton-senna-on-the-limit-adelaide-australia-1986/

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“Here was a light behind the despair, beyond the darkness. At first a flicker of an ember, just a tiny pin-prick of dawning possibilities. Then burning slowly, brightly and bigger, a glimmer, a candle in the blackness of despair, which gave off just enough of a glow (luminescence?) to light a path. And so show us the way ahead… a path to endless possibilities…from the darkness into the eternal light.”

It's Always Darkest Before The Dawn: A Story of Hope

from  

http://www.amazon.com/Open-Book-My-Story-Part-ebook/dp/B00MD4U9QQ

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2013/12/05/here-was-a-lig/

and https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2014/10/09/here-was-a-light-behind-the-despair-beyond-the-darkness-at-first-a-flicker-of-an-ember-just-a-tiny-pin-prick-of-dawning-possibilities-5/

Words which have sustained and encouraged me over the years on life’s (and the long writing) journey

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials

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Debate misguided as to how ‘Islamic’ Islamic State is

Is It Possible to Defeat Terrorism?: HOW to (as far as possible) combat the scourge of terrorism world-wide

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Meditation on a messaniac death cult
Writers conclusion that the jihadists are true believers triggers a storm of debate

Debate misguided as to how ‘Islamic’ Islamic State is

By Ishaan Tharoor
From page A8 | February 21, 2015 |

WASHINGTON — What does the Islamic State really want? The extremist militants have carved a fiefdom of their own in the imploding nation-states of Syria and Iraq. They have proclaimed a caliphate and lured thousands of foreign fighters to their ranks. They have butchered untold numbers of innocents, enslaved women and beheaded hostages.

But to what end?

This week, the Atlantic answered the question in the form of a 10,000-word cover story by Graeme Wood. Through interviews with a number of Islamic State supporters and sympathizers, Wood builds a case for why we should take the jihadists’ religious worldview seriously.

“The reality is that the Islamic State is Islamic. Very Islamic,”…

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