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Also see
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Regards
“total non-techno”  (but trying to learn) c

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“A fitting tribute to a tumultuous yet triumphant story, encouraging all of us to think twice about what we are capable of accomplishing, regardless of our personal barriers.”

A great quote, so thought I’d share to hopefully encourage others along the often very difficult and dark stages of life’s still amazing journey. enjoy

BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK

“A fitting tribute to a tumultuous yet triumphant story, encouraging all of us to think twice about what we are capable of accomplishing, regardless of our personal barriers.” from   “Together…

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“You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.”

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https://strokeathon10yearson.files.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.”
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Thanks for all the thanks (and kind words)

With so many comments coming in daily, sorry but I only have time and sufficient cognitive energy to approve a few, the best of them (which make sense and those without marketing/technical questions)

and
 
+ my hundreds of other blogs at
(let alone the books!)

thanks for the understanding

“non-techno” craig

CRAIG FUNNY2

Thanks for the comment/follow/link/like/reblog and/or  kind thought(s)
(but if you are following me, my close friends say it would be far more entertaining with a video-camera*!)
* By the way, do they still make them in today’s ever-faster changing world..or is it all done with mobile phones?
“total non-techno” c (who doesn’t possess a mobile phone, after a rather eventful’ experience some years back, whilst trying to walk and talk at the same time )
Men…Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em!
craig
Frank
Thanks for the comment/follow/link/like/reblog/comment and/or kind thought(s))
Hi
CAN’T KEEP UP…BUT THANKS FOR THE “THANX”
I’ve had many many hundreds of thousands of comments on my various other WordPress blogs at https://craigsblogs.wordpress.com/2011/09/09/craigs-list-of-blogs-updated-sept-2011/
in recent years …true!) …a few of my blogs went “balistically viral” a few years back.
Obsessive or WHAT! Am really pleased you are enjoying my writings, as the reason I write is to share. However I am unable to keep up with the comments and was spending entire days just on replies on my various blog pages.
Though I’m rather “driven”, I still get really, really fatigued (there’s a few books there). so sorry can’t reply individually to all you good people scattered around the planet, but DO try to read as many as possible daily (and even moderate a few when I get a “mo”), I got swamped with comments on my various blogs, so have had to close them off on all of my blogs, except for one or two of particular interest to me,
see
and
 
.
So sorry and hope you can understand.
* “Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”
~ Franz Kafka
I do really appreciate your liking, linking to and/or following this blog (and “writing in”), so “thanks for the thanx”
“As we live and move and have our being, so from this vision, we create heaven in our own lives… and perhaps even heaven on earth.”
– craig (as inspired by Acts 17:28 and the words of Felicia Searcy)
“Aim at the earth and you may not get off the ground.a
“Aim at the stars and you may reach the moon.”
“Aim at heaven and you’ll have earth thrown in…
and you may even hit the stars.”
– craig (as inspired by the famous quote by CS Lewis – 24th May 2012)
“When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”
– Leonardo da Vinci
When (or if ever) you arrive in heaven, let faith, hope and love be the wings that carried you there.”
– as adapted from the inspiring words of Jonathan Edwards, former minister in New England, Massachusetts
“The Greatest Race: Living by (with) faith, hope and love is the highest podium any person can reach, God’s podium that anyone stand on.”
– c
“Having pursued the goals, the dreams set before us and run the race with persistence and endurance, after giving it all. Then one day standing on the summit of life, breathing in the pure sweet oxygen of achievement, totally satisfied in running the greatest race, the race of life one that ANYONE can run and win.”
“If a man is called to be a street-sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or
Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well
that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper
who did his job well.”
– Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.
PPS
Instead of trying to reply to each one of you, I’ll just keep on writing
“If the doctor told me I had six minutes to live, I’d type a little faster.”
The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4
All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –
MINE!
“When the writer is no more , the value of your purchase will soar! “
Don’t worry about the world ending today…
as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand
PPS
“I wish you well on a rainy day
I wish you rainbows to brighten your day
To feel your quiet moments with a special kind of warmth
to remind you that happiness can happen
when you least expect it.
I wish you rainbows to make you laugh and smile
to show you the simple beauty of life
and to give you the magic of dreams come true.
I wish you rainbows
I wish you well.”
– Larry S. Chengges
”Since I can never see your face,
And never shake you by the hand,
I send my soul through time and space
To greet you. You will understand.”
– James Elroy Flecker (1884-1915)
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Thanks for the comment/follow/link/like/reblog and/or kind thought(s)

Living With Head (Brain) Injury

Frank
Thanks for the comment/follow/link/like/reblog and/or  kind thought(s)
(but if you are following me, my close friends say it would be far more entertaining with a video-camera*!)
* By the way, do they still make them in today’s ever-faster changing world..or is it all done with mobile phones?
“total non-techno” c (who doesn’t possess a mobile phone, after a rather eventful’ experience some years back, whilst trying to walk and talk at the same time )
Men…Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em!
Frank, er sorry craig
CRAIG FUNNY2
“Life is far too important (a subject) to be taken too seriously.”
Thanks for the comment/follow/link/like/reblog/comment and/or kind thought(s)
Hi
CAN’T KEEP UP…BUT THANKS FOR THE “THANX”
I’ve had many many hundreds of thousands of comments on my various other WordPress blogs at https://craigsblogs.wordpress.com/2011/09/09/craigs-list-of-blogs-updated-sept-2011/
in recent years …true!) …a few of my blogs went “balistically viral” a few years back.
Obsessive or WHAT! Am…

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

https://headinjurytbi.wordpress.com/2016/05/14/first-blog-post/

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/

http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com

and

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com

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“Informing, educating, encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even)  inspiring”
“Connect, communicate, collaborate”

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Facing it head on: what does a traumatic brain injury feel like?

Living With Head (Brain) Injury

Each year across Britain some 350,000 people are admitted to hospital with an acquired brain injury. The results can be life changing with 500,000 people in the UK currently suffering long term disabilities as a result.

Four years ago the charity Headway East London started delving into the minds of survivors of major trauma. Their stories shed fascinating light on the shocking and surprising nature of brain injuries, and how little we still understand.

see http://s.telegraph.co.uk/graphics/projects/traumatic-brain-injuries/index.html

This article may also be of interest

Light sensitivity, or  photophobia as it’s known in the medical field  (noise too,  my “interjection/addition”) after a brain injury is common. Here is an interesting presentation by a doctor who discusses what he believes to be the cause of photo-sensitivity….

http://www.hcplive.com/conference-coverage/arvo-2016/andrew-hartwick-from-the-ohio-state-university-photophobia-in-traumatic-brain-injury-patients

from

Helping promote in some small way a better understanding and acceptance of what is often termed “the silent epidemic” and/or “the hidden handicap”

“Connect, communicate…

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The Pieces of the Puzzle

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Here’s the first few lines of a brand new book, I started writing a few minutes ago…

 

The pieces of the puzzle

from

http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com

Medical specialist: “What aspects of the job* are you not coping with, not managing, Craig?”

* really, really high-powered in the corporate world. Crazy, eh!

Me: “Everything!”

Then

Neurologist: Have you ever had a head (brain) injury?”

 

“No, just a broken neck aged 15…many years ago”

 

“No craig, you were in a coma for about a month.”

– the words of my wife, m

 

“But what’s that got to do with it, my job?”

– me

Neurologist: “Could be everything!”

So that’s how the pieces of the puzzle that was my life, the tangled web of our happy lives so dramatically started unfolding, unravelling, in an instant, as we tried to make some sense of the circumstances we

found ourselves in

… and how I ended up doing what I’m doing right now in “Sleepy Hollow” (Dropped out in Godzone)!

puzzle-pieces

To be continued

see

https://lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com/2016/03/03/people-speak-glibly-about-life-changing-moments-some-truly-qualify-4/

“And so, then the dream(s) breaks into a million tiny pieces. ..”

and An Open Book 3

from

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=craig+lock+%2B+an+open+book&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Acraig+lock+%2B+an+open+book

 

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

 

“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
golden light on shore

 

 

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Darkness Tunnel: Fatigue After Brain Injury: BrainLine Talks With Dr. Nathan Zasler

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 Darkness Tunnel:
A journey from darkness into the light
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“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”
“Informing, educating, encouraging, empowering, 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.”
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dawn best
A writers dreams
Picture 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)!
web sites:

http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

http://www.shatteredbrokendreams.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

http://www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com

and www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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