LIFE is my book

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

1“Growing old is inevitable, growing up is optional.”  #

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

CRAIG

picture from http://www.craiglockbooks.com

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https://www.facebook.com/craig.lock.31

“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

and www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

“Life is a story, waiting to be told…”

from

https://lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com/2017/09/21/life-is-a-story-waiting-to-be-told/

Best wishes from the First City to see the light

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from

https://www.facebook.com/craig.lock.31

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, ‘Wow! What a Ride!”

– Hunter S Thompson

from

https://writeanpublish.wordpress.com/2013/06/10/writers-on-skid-row/

and

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2014/01/26/writers-on-skid-row/

“You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.”

https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2017/09/01/you-will-do-foolish-things-but-do-them-with-enthusiasm-2/

Story of my ‘little’ life!

PPS

Don’t worry about the world ending today…

as it’s already tomorrow…

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“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.”

INSPIRE

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https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2017/09/25/just-received-my-royalty-check/

“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.”

https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2017/08/19/5028/

and

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2017/08/19/i-cant-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-an-3/

from

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=%E2%80%9CI+can%E2%80%99t+do+much+about+all+the+suffering+in+the+world%2C+but+all+I+can+do+is+perhaps+add+a+little+touch+of+creativity%2C+hope%2C+%E2%80%98beauty+and+magic%E2%80%99%2C+that+I+hope+may+uplift+and+encourage+others%E2%80%A6even+if+it%E2%80%99s+just+ONE+person.%E2%80%9D&rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ698NZ698&oq=%E2%80%9CI+can%E2%80%99t+do+much+about+all+the+suffering+in+the+world%2C+but+all+I+can+do+is+perhaps+add+a+little+touch+of+creativity%2C+hope%2C+%E2%80%98beauty+and+magic%E2%80%99%2C+that+I+hope+may+uplift+and+encourage+others%E2%80%A6even+if+it%E2%80%99s+just+ONE+person.%E2%80%9D&aqs=chrome..69i57.2293j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

“If I can throw a single ray of light across the darkened pathway of another…”

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2017/09/09/if-i-can-throw-a-single-ray-of-light-across-the-darkened-pathway-of-another-3/

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

enough there for now, c!

picture (below) from

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

Hopefully putting a smile on some peoples faces

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

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I Dreamed a Dream (by Susan Boyle)

A Tale of Two Cities

BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK

Source: A Tale of Two Cities

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

picture from

https://lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com/

PPS

Don’t worry about the world ending today…

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

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The Sabah House Rules

Nicholas Andriani

It was nearly a year ago that I discovered the Sabah Dealer.

A chance meeting on Twitter led me to this exotic, almost whimsical Instagram where I was transported to Anatolia. To the bazaars, the buskers and baksheesh and medieval villages. To a world still crafted by hand.

I soon found that behind the Sabah Dealer’s travels were shoes–Sabah’s themselves–hand stitched slippers crafted from calfskin and buffalo leather in the countryside of Turkey.

In other words–I was moved! Moved by a bloody pair of shoes that hit my like a Sufi poem.

At some point I shared my newfound passion for Sabah’s with Jaclyn and, with a trip to NYC in the near future, she emailed The Dealer. His reply came swift and his demeanor warm. He described his story:

“This style of shoe (and more importantly the construction technique) was once the chosen footwear of southeastern Turkey and Syria (dating back nearly…

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

“Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air.”

Craig's Quotes

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https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2016/03/07/full-many-a-flower-is-born-to-blush-unseen-and-waste-its-sweetness-on-the-desert-air/

and

http://www.craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com

craig's writing journey

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

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

enough there for now, c!

dawn best

Pictures (above 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)!

from

https://www.facebook.com/johnetnewton/

https://www.facebook.com/fotoshop66

http://www.johnsphotopics.wordpress.com

https://dreammerchantweb.wordpress.com/2016/05/26/dream-merchant-photo-images/

www.capetownmypictures.wordpress.com

https://capetownphotopictures.wordpress.com/

http://www.sawriter.wordpress.com

http://www.mandelamadiba.wordpress.com

https://southafricathebelovedcountry.wordpress.com/

www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

http://www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

http://www.craiglockbooks.wordpress.com

and www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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Shared by  craig “the world’s fourth worst writer, absolutely worst photographer and worst selling author/writer ”,

“Information and Inspiration Distributor, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder”

(well my friends and family say I’m “safest and best kept out of harm’s way” just writing and encouraging others)

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Ferrari 412 T2 V12 Sound: “The Sound of Music”