About craig lock

ABOUT c the Author Craig has a 'passion' for writing books that tell stories about people doing positive things in this often so hard, sometimes unkind world, occasionally cruel, yet always amazing world - true stories that leave the reader feeling uplifted, empowered and hopefully even inspired. https://www.createspace.com/3779691/ and http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4 from http://www.selfgrowth.com/experts/craig_lock.html and http://www.selfgrowth.com/experts/craig-lock Craig Lock loves to encourage and empower people to be the best they can possibly be, and to create what they want in life. Craig has learnt plenty from the "school of life" (still "battered and bruised") and also from a few "hard knocks on the head". He is an extensive world traveller (on a "shoestring budget") and failed professional emigrater who has spent most of his lifes savings on airfares. He is still sliding down the razor blade of life on the beautiful undiscovered island that is New Zealand, somewhere near the bottom (rude!) of the world near Antarctica. There he talks to the 60 million sheep! Craig has been involved in the corporate world (life assurance) for over twenty years in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. However, through a strange set of circumstances and finding himself in a small town near the bottom of the world ...and with nothing else to do, he started writing. That was five years ago. Five published books later and having written another twenty manuscripts (on widely differing subjects - well what else is there to do here?)... this is where Craig is in the "journey/adventure" that is life. Craig has taught at the local Polytechnic, as well as running a successful creative writing course (not teaching sheep!). He was the author of (as far as we know) the first creative writing course on the internet Craig has many varied interests and passions. He is particularly interested in the field of psychology – studying the human mind and what makes different people "tick-tock grandfather clock". He is fascinated by the "overlap between psychology and the dimension of spirituality". One of his missions in life is helping people make the most of their hidden potential and so finding their niche in life... so that they are happy. Craig’s various books probably tell more about his rather "eventful" life best (no one could believe it!). He writes books with serious messages and themes, then as a contrast "rather crazy, wacky stuff"…to keep him sane here. As an ‘anonymouse’ person wrote: "All of us are born mad; some of us remain so." Well nothing else much happens in quiet provincial New Zealand, other than headlines like "Golf Ball Thrown at Policeman" (it missed, btw!) and "Beach Toilet Closed for Season." True! The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at ebooks (digital books) http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4 http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i:books&field-author=Craig+Lock Paperbacks (see https://goldendawnpublishing.wordpress.com/2016/12/20/paperback-writer/ and https://wanttowriteabook.wordpress.com/2013/06/07/paperback-writer-the-beatles/ https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query="craig+lock"&sitesearch_type=STORE https://www.amazon.com/Craig-Lock/e/B005GGMAW4/ref=pe_584750_33951330_sr_tc_2_0?qid=1476388259&sr=1-2-ent http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books and http://goo.gl/vTpjk All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children – MINE! “When the writer is no more , the value of your purchase will soar! “ “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.” PPS Don’t worry about the world ending today… as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

“Sometimes all it takes for God to turn our dreams, even the wildest ones, into reality is faith and time”

My Journey of Faith: "Faith is the soul seeing what the eyes can't"

“Sometimes all it takes for God to turn our dreams, even the wildest ones, into reality is faith and time.”

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

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http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

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MOM’S THOUGHTS: A GARDENER’S NOTEBOOK

Mom's Thoughts: Just sharing Some of Our Dear Mom's Favourite Thoughts

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MOM’S THOUGHTS: A GARDENER’S NOTEBOOK

from http://www.momsgarden.wordpress.com
and

https://momsgarden.wordpress.com/2010/03/14/a-gardeners-notebook-a-personal-journal/

Where do we find peace?
Peace is in the rosy softness of a new dawn breaking.
It’s the sound of the wind across the mountain peak,
the quiet and mystical beauty of a snow-flake drifting silence downward to a land blanketed in white.
Peace is the elusive Kingdom of the Soul.”

“Oh Lord, who lends me a life, please lend me a heart of thankfulness.”

“Every artist dips his brush in his own soul and paints his own nature into his picture.”

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“Write on your heart that each day is the best day of the year.”

“A man can’t change the road he has covered – it’s the path ahead that counts.”

“We must learn to live together like brothers, or perish together like fools.”

GARDEN quotes

“Gardens cannot be considered in detachment from the people whoade them”
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We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.

Thoughts of Martin Luther-King

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“If God can reach someone like Steve, he can certainly reach someone like me. “

A Journey of Faith

McQueenWhat Steve McQueen said about Jesus right before his death will leave you in awe!

from

https://sharefaith.wordpress.com/2017/06/23/what-steve-mcqueen-said-about-jesus-right-before-death-will-leave-you-in-awe/

and

https://beyondthezonespirit.wordpress.com/2017/06/23/what-steve-mcqueen-said-about-jesus-right-before-death-will-leave-you-in-awe/

and

“If God can reach someone like Steve, he can certainly reach someone like me. “

– Greg Laurie

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“Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

Craig's Quotes

PATH (Emerson).jpg“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

craig's writing journey

from http://www.craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com

and

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=craig+lock+the+writing+journey

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Poem: The Unravelling of a Christian Marriage

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Marry the wrong person, everyday is Martyrs Day.
Marry a lazy person, everyday is Labour Day.
Marry a rich person everyday is New Year’s Day.
Marry an immature person, everyday would seem like Children’s Day.
Marry a cheater or liar, everyday will become April Fool’s Day.
And if you don’t get married, everyday is Independence Day!

Marriage is the only school where you get a certificate before you start.
It’s also a school where you will never graduate.
It’s a school without a break or a free period.
It’s a school where no one is allowed to drop out.
It’s a school you will have to attend everyday of your life.
It’s a school where there is no sick leave or holidays.
It’s a school founded by God on the foundation of love.
The walls are made out of trust.
The door made out of acceptance.
The windows…

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“Life is my book, my story”

LIFE is God's Novel: A Book (or three or four or TEN) being written as "life unfolds"

“Life is God’s novel; so let Ultimate Source write it, as it unfolds…”

– me (as inspired by the words of Isaac Bashevis Singer)

from www.craigsquotes.wordpresscom

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http://www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com

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Best wishes from the First City to see the light

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Don’t worry about the world ending today…

as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

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