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Christy Birmingham

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Christy Birmingham is a freelance writer, poet, and author. She lives in British Columbia, Canada.

She writes poetry and short stories to motivate readers and to reach out to struggling women. Her intent is to spread hope and understanding about depression, abuse, and other issues.

Christy is the author of the poetry collection Pathways to Illumination, available exclusively at Redmund Productions.

When not writing, Christy enjoys walking on local trails, relaxing with friends and family, and nibbling on chocolate.

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Pathways to Illumination
4.92 of 5 stars 4.92 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2013
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ing ? Okay…dudes… dudes… I must offer my apologies for being so remiss this week, but family, house, editing, writing, writing blog posts for myblog tourand Glencoe have kind ofmade things extra busy. Yes. Glencoe was looking very nice, as you can see from this pic here…. Remind me to… Read more of this blog post »
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“Push to achieve your dreams. Don't let anyone push you out of dreamland.”
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“Let's go for our dreams and be stronger than any obstacles.”
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“If I can't feel, if I can't move, if I can't think, and I can't care, then what conceivable point is there in living?”
Kay Redfield Jamison, An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

“I am large, I contain multitudes”
Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

“Nobody gets everything in this life. You decide your priorities and you make your choices. I'd decided long ago that any cake I had would be eaten.”
Donald E. Westlake, Two Much

“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.”
William W. Purkey

“I have decided to stick to love...Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

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Amanda Thanks for the invite Christy! :D

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Tom Blubaugh Hi Christy,

Thanks for joining my circle of friends.



Rowena Hi Christy! Nice to see you here. Hope all is well :)

Christy Same to you, C.J.! I love connecting with other poets :)

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C.J. Heck C.J. Heck
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Hello Christy,
It's such a pleasure having you for a friend. Thank you and best wishes to you.
Warmest regards,

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