“I believe that true success is helping others to flourish. I believe if you are blessed, you can and should be a blessing (not just for/to yourself, but to others. “

Originally posted on Craig's Quotes : Just Sharing Some Thoughts:

“I believe that true success is helping others to flourish. I believe if you are blessed, you can and should be a blessing (not just for/to yourself, but to others. ”

The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4

http://goo.gl/vTpjk (and/or http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock)

https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query=%22craig+lock%22&sitesearch_type=STORE (paperbacks)

and http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books

All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –

MINE!

“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.”

Photo (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)!

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“The difference between the impossible and possible is merely a measure of man’s (a person’s) will, determination and persistence.”

Originally posted on The Champion:

from

Mandela (father of a nation)
“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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A Mandela Rainbow Pretoria 12th December 2013

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“In the depth of the valleys there is hope. In the deserts of despair, there is the refreshing oasis of the human spirit…always.”

Originally posted on YOU can be a Champion of Hope (to others):

red skypictures from http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

click on https://sportforpeace.wordpress.com/2015/02/21/you-can-be-a-champion-of-hope/

“In the depth of the valleys there is hope. In the deserts of despair, there is the refreshing oasis of the human spirit…always.”
– c

from http://www.craigsquotes.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.”
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Picture: Paddleboard Nelson by Gemma Chapman (credit House of Travel)
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YOU can be “a champion of hope”

Originally posted on Sport for Peace: Sport Transcending Boundaries:

senna (best)

picture from http://www.ayrtonsennadasilva.wordpress.com and http://www.youcanbeachampion.wordpress.com

YOU can be “a champion of hope“, “a ray of sunshine in a very dark sky”

to others  (stuck in the often very dark corners of life’s journey)

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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.”

“Together, one mind, one heart, one life, one small step at a time, let’s link hands and march into a new tomorrow, a better and brighter future. TOGETHER we can do it”

– c

TOGETHER, one mind, one heart, one soul, one small step at a time, we can make some difference towards a better world, a brighter tomorrow

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

“SHARE, ENCOURAGE and SPREAD, HOPE, LOVE and LIGHT”

good morning, sunshine

Photos…

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craiglock:

So now time to write the story!

Originally posted on Best Wishes From The First City to See the Light Each New Day:

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“The Dark Horse is a fitting tribute to his (Genesis Potini’s) tumultuous yet triumphant story, encouraging all of us to think twice about what we are capable of accomplishing, regardless of our personal barriers.”

fine writing in a review from

http://www.tiff.net/festivals/thefestival/programmes/contemporary-world-cinema/the-dark-horse and

https://itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com/2015/01/10/a-tumultuous-yet-ultimately-triumphant-story-encouraging-all-of-us-to-think-twice-about-what-we-are-capable-of-being-and-unbecoming/

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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.”
Gisborne (NZ)  Dawn
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Pictures (great) by Jenny Palmer) from
and her blogs at
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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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“Our goal in life is perhaps to create the perfect conditions for the full flowering of our essential self (selves)??”

Originally posted on The Greatest Race: The Race of Life:

“http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/my_greatest_race_the_race_of_life

http://www.beyondthezonespirit.wordpress.com

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

“Perhaps the ultimate purpose of life itself is the testing of the human spirit, to develop out of it something better, more nearly perfect. For after the sands and the dust of the human body has been buried, only the human spirit is left to go on.

from https://grandprixdrivermyblog.wordpress.com/2013/11/06/success-it-is/

“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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Live Your Dream through overcoming Obstacles and Never Ever Quit

Originally posted on The Writing Journey:

.https://beyondthezonespirit.wordpress.com/2014/04/01/live-your-dream-through-overcoming-obstacles-and-never-ever-quit/

and   http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/Live_Your_Dream_through_overcoming_Obstacles_and_Never_Ever_Quit_from_Inspirational_Books.html

from  https://inspiringvideo.wordpress.com/2015/02/02/dont-quit/

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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.”

Wainui Beach

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“Running on Empty”

Originally posted on Living With Head (Brain) Injury:

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A title for a new book!

“If your tank is low, your car will start sputtering and then stop once you have reached the end of your reserve. It’s the same way with fatigue after TBI.”

from http://www.brainline.org/content/2010/02/fatigue-after-brain-injury-brainline-talks-with-dr-nathan-zasler_pageall.html

Also see

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/category/chronic-fatigue/

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

“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.”
Wainui Beach

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Thanks for the comment/follow/link/like

Originally posted on Living With Head (Brain) Injury:

Hi
Many comments overnight ,.. together with hundreds of thousands already on my various other blogs at http://craigsblogs.wordpress.com/2013/09/28/craigs-blogs-and-writings/
…true!) …obsessive or WHAT! *So hope it’s not slowing down your loading speed!). Am really pleased you are enjoying my writings, as the reason I write is to share.
I get really really tired,
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”),
* “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…

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Aging , Fatigue and Brain Injury

Originally posted on Living With Head (Brain) Injury:

head in the clouds

1st edition just published at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00T45PLPG

to the singing of the Beatles at

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

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