“It took me twenty-five (long) years to find out that I had no talent for writing; but by then I was too ‘famous’ to give up (on the writing journey.”

say-what

via “It took me twenty-five (long) years to find out that I had no talent for writing; but by then I was too ‘famous’ to give up (on the writing journey).”

and

https://wanttowriteabook.wordpress.com/2015/07/29/it-took-me-15-years-to-find-out-that-i-had-no-talent-for-writing-but-by-then-i-couldnt-give-it-up-because-by-then-i-was-too-famous-to-give-up/

Thoughts on Self Publishing by Jonathon Clifford

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https://www.amazon.com/s?k=a+packful+of+lies+craig+lock&ref=nb_sb_noss

and

https://www.kobo.com/nz/en/search?query=a+packful+of+lies+craig+lock

via Thoughts on Self Publishing by Jonathon Clifford

and

http://www.craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com

Pic (not your nose, please – below from)

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=writing+craig+lock&ref=nb_sb_noss

craigs-writing-journey

CareSA Designs

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Also see Carol’s writings at https://caresafoundation.wordpress.com/sa-writings/ (which reminded me of my dear friend’s Donovan and Lynda P – their journey, as well as my own).

You may also like http://www.southafricathebeloved country.wordpress.com

http://www.sawriter.wordpress.com

and http://www.wecanendpoverty.wordpress.com

“The Greatest Race: Living by (with) faith, hope and love is the highest podium any person can reach, God’s podium that anyone stand on.”
– c
http://www.beyondthezonespirit.wordpress.com
Having pursued the goals, the dreams set before us and run the race with persistence and endurance, after giving it all. Then one day standing on the summit of life, breathing in the pure sweet oxygen of achievement, totally satisfied in running the greatest race, the race of life one that ANYONE can run and win.”

from http://racetothechequeredflag.wordpress.com/
and http://www.godandformula1.wordpress.com

SHARE, INFORM, IMPACT, UPLIFT, IGNITE, ENCOURAGE and (perhaps even) INSPIRE

picture below  (great) from my old friend, John

see http://www.capetownmypictures.wordpress.com

and

http://www.johnsphotopics.wordpress.com

Share, encourage, uplift and help spread hope, love and light

“If the Lord makes you successful, I’ll keep you humble.”

via “If the Lord makes you successful, I’ll keep you humble.”

and

http://www.beyondthezonespirit.wordpress.com

face-of-success-pic1-from-uldisblog-wordpress-com

PPS

“I can’t do much about all the suffering # in the world, but all I can do is perhaps add a little touch of creativity, hope, ‘beauty and magic’, that I hope may uplift and encourage others…even if it’s just ONE person.”

I can’t do much about all the suffering in the world, but … – Craig’s Quotes

and

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2018/02/09/i-cant-do-much-about-all-the-suffering-in-the-world-but/

# like the bombing at the wedding in Afghanistan over the weekend + the situations in Yemen and Syria, as well as countless other places around the globe.

“Create a dream and give it all you’ve got…”

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via “Create a dream and give it all you’ve got…”

and

https://awritersdreams.wordpress.com/

Shared by “totally unmusical” c

“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder” *

* not bridges (thank goodness)!

Well my family and friends say I’m “safest” just writing and sharing

Star Jesus

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.

pic from

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=a+writers+dreams+craig+lock&ref=nb_sb_noss

and

https://www.kobo.com/nz/en/search?query=a+writers+dream%28s%29+craig+lock

Shared by “totally unmusical” c

“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder” *

* not bridges (thank goodness)!

Well my family and friends say I’m “safest” just writing and sharing

SHARE, SUPPORT, ENCOURAGE, UPLIFT and (perhaps even) INSPIRE

Fair Play: “My son, I’m giving you the ball…”

My Dad: A Champion

rugbypic from https://www.facebook.com/All-Blacks-rugby-site-1823235741337100/

and my facebook page (www.facebook.com/craig.lock.31??)

FAIR PLAY

“My son, I’m giving you the ball and naming you scrum-half for your team in the game of life. I’ve seen your coach, so I’m giving it to you straight. There is only one game to play. It lasts all your life, with no time out, no substitutions, You’ll have a great back-line and fullback. Their names are Faith, Hope, Charity, Love, Peace and Commitment.

Your forwards are a powerful pack, too. They are Honesty, Loyalty and Duty; Self-respect and Discipline; Dignity and Courage; and Enthusiasm.

God is the referee and sole official. He makes all the rules. Some call them the Ten Commandments. Play according to them. Try to help your teammates do the same.

So: here is the ball. It is called your soul. Pick it up and run with it, and let’s see what you can do…

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A Life in Words: “My various books (and blogs – WordPress) form the threads of my ‘little’ life and are interconnected…as life unfolds.”

via A Life in Words: “My various blogs (WordPress) form the threads of my ‘little’ life and are interconnected…as life unfolds.”