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Hi! I’m Deryn

Deryn is a writer, artist, and lover of nature and travel. Born in the previously named Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) from 1820 Settler pioneering stock, she has traveled the world, moving to South Africa and the United Kingdom. She retired from her career as an exploration cartographer and housing manager and now lives in the United States of America. Her rich adventures have enabled her to write about transforming life’s experiences, building resiliency, and combining her Art and love of beauty with these. This enables her to mentor and inspire others who are struggling with the complexities of life.

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MARGIN OF LOSS -MY CHILD ASKED ME TO HELP HER DIE

MARGIN OF LOSS -MY CHILD ASKED ME TO HELP HER DIE

God seems to show me more and more from the story. I’m blessed with the understanding that even if there is loss, God can cause rejoicing. For me, one of the incredible comforts have been that Shirley’s struggles and pain are gone, her unhappiness a thing of the past, and that I have not had to help her do Covid!

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BORDERS – IMMIGRANTS IN THE MARGINS

BORDERS – IMMIGRANTS IN THE MARGINS

Help people transition into their new place of abode and feel at home while retaining their identity, not only as human beings but also made in God’s image and worthy of love and acceptance.

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DIVORCE WAS NOT AN OPTION

DIVORCE WAS NOT AN OPTION

We can’t erase the past, and divorce will always be a part of our history. We can find ways to move to a place where divorce no longer has emotional power in our lives.

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LIVING IN THE MARGINS

LIVING IN THE MARGINS

Do we allow ourselves sufficient margins of time to have rest and cope with emergencies? Or is every spare minute full of something?

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JESUS LISTENED TO THE WOMEN’S VOICES OF THOSE IN HIS GENEALOGY

JESUS LISTENED TO THE WOMEN’S VOICES OF THOSE IN HIS GENEALOGY

When you look at these women’s stories from a completely different perspective, you hear their cries for justice in a patriarchal system that marginalized them as human beings made in the image of God. You see the hand of God moving to vindicate them and bring them into a place where they are given justice and the honor of being part of the genealogy of Jesus.

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