“The difference between the impossible and possible is merely a measure of man’s (a person’s) will, determination and persistence.”

From Seeds of Hope To Endless Possibilities

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Lions Head, Cape Town, the beautiful Mother City of South Africa with Table Bay and Robben Island in the distance (where Nelson Mandela, “a true champion of justice, peace and reconciliation” made huge sacrifices being imprisoned all those long years in his pursuit of his cause, his ideals, his dream for a “unified Beloved Country”)

from  www.mandelamadiba.wordpress.com

and

https://sawriter.wordpress.com/category/nelson-mandela-madiba/

Climbing Lions Head, Cape Town, South Africa

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“The difference between the impossible and possible is merely a measure of man’s (a person’s) will, determination and persistence.”

– Nelson Mandela

from https://mandelamadiba.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/he-difference-b/

picture from http://www.beeoutdoor.wordpress.com

“It always seems impossible…

until it gets done.”

-Nelson Mandela

from https://sawriter.wordpress.com/category/nelson-mandela-madiba/

Thanks for the encouragement and inspiration, Madiba

“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…

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Nicholas Sparks on writing novels that spark box-office hits

"I Want to Write a Book!"

  • Don’t call it a romance
  • Trumpet your literary history

Sparks writes 2000 words a day, three or four days a week, for four or five months at a time on each of his novels. He’s managed roughly one book a year since 1996. And the author sees himself as part of a grand tradition. “I write in a genre that was not defined by me. The examples were not set out by me.

  • Find the conflict

The tough part, says Sparks, is to find “the primary conflict” that will keep his characters apart despite their instant attraction and evident compatibility. In Dear John, it’s 9/11 and the hero’s determination to go fight in Afghanistan. In Nights In Rodanthe, it’s the hero’s immediate need to go reconnect with his son in South America.

If all else fails, it will emerge that one of our central couple is rich and…

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“You are the artist painting the masterpiece that is your life (which can be).”

Craig's Quotes

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“You are the artist painting the masterpiece that is your life (which can be).”
– c (as inspired by the words of Novak Djokovic)
“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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“The world would have you agree with its dismal dream of limitation. But the light would have you soar like the eagle of your sacred visions.”

The Champion

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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.”
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Picture (above): Paddleboard Nelson by Gemma Chapman (credit House of Travel)
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Craig’s Books

Craig's Books

Dream on!
Picture from http://margo187.wordpress.com/

The various books that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lockhttp://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4 and www.creativekiwis.com/amazon.html

All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –

MINE!

PPS

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.”

– Ernest Hemingway