December Blessings – A guest poem


Today's guest post is from my sister-in-law, another Ann-Marie, (though she spells it wrong 😀 😀 😀 ) The poem is short, but beautiful. And here it is... December Blessings At last I escape from head wreck and heart ache The bright blue skies balm to my soul Gusty breezes toss up the crows like …

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#debuke2 My second collection is out!


A quick  commercial break from the December guest posts to share my joyous news. After 5 years I have finally got my second collection of short stories out on Kindle. It's called. A Sense of the Sea and other stories. The stories are the same mix of funny (hopefully) and heart warming. There are some …

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Isaiah delayed… NaNoWriMo in full swing


I'm afraid I ran out of time, so my series on Isaiah is on hold for now. I'll be back to it in January. At the moment I'm up to my armpits in National Novel Writing Month 2018. The challenge to write 50,000 words in 30 days. If you're looking at this on a laptop …

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Where is God in our 21st century world? – The Chaiya Art Awards


I have the immense pleasure of starting the blog tour celebrating the launch of  the accompanying hardback book to the Chaiya Art Awards exhibition, 'Where is God in our 21st century world?' written by Ann Clifford. The awards website tells us this book is "for the curious and open-minded, for people of all faiths and none. …

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Godly Gory Stories – Isaiah 14, 15, 16


It took me to chapter 13 to really dig in and commit to seeking God in this Book. I wanted to know how these ancient words could speak in to the things hanging on my heart. So I began to pray about specific issues I'm facing, not having much confidence that there would be any …

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The Isaiah Disclaimer


No, this is not a post about a new Dan Brown novel. Or an episode of The Big Bang Theory! Read the title again -- it totally could be though, right? Anyway, you'll be glad (or disappointed) to know it is just my preamble to sharing my thoughts on my recent studies in the Book …

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Isaiah and me


I've been spending time in the Book of Isaiah. Some of it has been hard going, but ultimately inspiring and challenging. So much so that I'm going to do a short series of blog posts during September and October - sharing some of the blessings I've received 🙂 I hope you enjoy it, and would …

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