“God creates us with different gifts. Each one of us comes into the world with a different collection of life circumstances that often severely challenge us, things that give us joy and in expressing our talents allow us to bless the people, the world around us.”

Craig's Quotes

“God creates us with different gifts. Each one of us comes into the

from a Google search (thanks for rescuing me from “sheer utter chaos”, Big G!

* (and by that I’m referring to both God and Google, but probably far more the first)

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=each+one+of+us+comes+into+the+world+craig+lock&rlz=1C1PRFI_enNZ782NZ782&oq=each+one+of+us+comes+into+the+world+craig+lock&aqs=chrome..69i57.24831j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

Shared by c, “the world’s absolutely worst photographer”, but “not too bad Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder * (totally impulsive)”

* not bridges (thank goodness)!

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

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

PPS

“I can’t do much about all the suffering in the world, but all I can do is .

from

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2018/06/25/its-a-kind-of-magic-2/

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pictures from www.shatteredbrokendreams.wordpress.com

www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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A Tale of Two Countries

“There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountain-top of our desires.”

Craig's Quotes

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“There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountain-top of our desires.”

from https://longroadtopeace.wordpress.com/category/nelson-mandela-quotes/

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

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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.”
“A writer’s dreams
from
 www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

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“He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.”

It's not the mountain we conquer, but OURSELVES

He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty. - Lao Tzu

“He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.”

– Lao Tzu

https://www.facebook.com/Uplift-Encourage-and-Inspire-479972392393133/

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

PS

“All our dreams can come true…if we have the desire (burning), determination, courage, passion, purpose, persistence and patience* to pursue them (and it’s often through the very dark places where they may lead)…long enough.”

-c
* the “four pees”

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2018/06/13/all-our-dreams-can-come-trueif-we-have-the-desire-burning-determination-courage-passion-purpose-persistence-and-patience-to-pursue-them-and-its-often-through-the-very-dark-places/

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pictures from

https://climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com/

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“Live to reach your full potential by sustaining your positive mental attitude, because if you focus on your problems and limitations you become disempowered.”  

BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK

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via “Live to reach your full potential by sustaining your positive mental attitude, because if you focus on your problems and limitations you become disempowered.”  

Whilst the brain injury may significantly affect/impact many areas of your life…

“You are not defined by your traumatic brain injury”

and

Don’t let your tbi define you!”

(thanks, m)

from

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/2018/06/17/relationships-and-tbi-tips-for-survivors/

Image result for rainbows craig lock“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, ‘entertaining’ (??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

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Whilst the brain injury may significantly affect/impact many areas of your life…

“You are not defined by your traumatic brain injury”

and

Don’t let your tbi define you!”

(thanks, m)

from

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/2018/06/17/relationships-and-tbi-tips-for-survivors/

SHARE, INFORM, IMPACT, UPLIFT, IGNITE, ENCOURAGE and (perhaps even) INSPIRE
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“Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air.”

Craig's Quotes

“Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness …

and

http://www.upliftencourageandinspire.wordpress.com

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

and

http://www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com

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

“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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Cape Town Adventures: Things to do in Cape Town

“I have absolutely no recollection of the day that changed my life over fifty years ago!…”

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

All I know is that I was in a deep coma for quite a long time (several weeks?)!

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/category/books-by-craig-lock/

from a Google search (“my filing system”- thanks for rescuing me from “sheer utter chaos”, Big G!

* (and by that I’m referring to both God and Google, but probably far more the first)

https://www.google.co.nz/search?rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ767NZ767&ei=iSQlW767C8ao0gSb1KKYDw&q=i+have+absoluely+no+recollection+of+the+day+that+changed+my+life+craig+lock&oq=i+have+absoluely+no+recollection+of+the+day+that+changed+my+life+craig+lock&gs_l=psy-ab.3…10316.29084.0.29745.32.32.0.0.0.0.514.9181.2-14j7j4j2.27.0….0…1c.1.64.psy-ab..5.0.0….0.ZfrgBTpVcO8

“INFORM, EDUCATE, INSPIRE”

PSsss

“It always seems impossible…

until it gets done.”

– Nelson Mandela

from

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2018/06/15/all-our-dreams-can-come-trueif-we-have-the-desire-burning-determination-courage-passion-purpose-persistence-and-patience-to-pursue-them-and-its-often-through-the-very-dark-places-2/

and

http://www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com

My other blogs in this area are at

http://www.headbraininjury.wordpress.com

http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com

https://headinjurytbi.wordpress.com/

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/

http://www.livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com

https://thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com

and

https://anoneextraordinarylife.wordpress.com/

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”

– Jeff Sebell

Shining a light of hope  in the darkest corners

Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)

“INFORM, EDUCATE, INSPIRE”

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PPS

Best wishes…

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Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery | 10 Things My Doctor Didn’t Tell Me

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery | 10 Things My Doctor Didn’t Tell Mehttps://recoveringfromtbi.com/traumatic-brain-injury-recovery/

and

https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury/

following on from

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2018/06/15/challenges-with-traumatic-brain-injury-employment/

Also see Brainline (an excellent resource)

https://www.brainline.org/topic/employment-training

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”

– Jeff Sebell

Shining a light of hope  in the darkest corners

Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)

“INFORM, EDUCATE, INSPIRE”

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“And then the dream(s) breaks into a million tiny pieces. The dream dies. Which leaves you with a choice: You can settle for reality, or you can go off, like a fool, and dream another dream.”

Craig's Quotes

“And then the dream(s) breaks into a million tiny pieces. The dream dies. Which leaves you with a choice: You can settle for reality, or you can go off, like a fool, and dream another dream.”

from

https://nzwriter.wordpress.com/2012/11/10/and-then-the-dreams-break-into-a-million-tiny-pieces-the-dream-dies-which-leaves-you/

https://shatteredbrokendreams.wordpress.com/2013/06/21/shattered-dreams-and-then-the-dreams-break-into-a-million-tiny-pieces/

and

http://www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com

“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.”
Don’t worry about the world ending today…
as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand
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“A writers dreams”
from
and

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