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Chip St. Clair

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Chip St. Clair is the author of The Butterfly Garden (HCI 2008), a compelling memoir of hope, triumph, and the true measure of strength each of us has when we can simply gain the courage to look within. St. Clair was a featured author at the Book Expo of America, and participated in the Levy Meijer READ THIS! book tour. In 2005, St. Clair received a U.S. Congressional Record for his ardent child advocacy, and has helped to pass laws in three States that better protect children. In 2007, St. Clair and his wife and high school sweetheart of 17 years, Lisa, founded SCBF.org, a national nonprofit aimed at providing youth in underprivileged communities with mentorship programs based in the creative arts. St. Clair's mission is to eradicate the n ...more

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Chip St. Clair For me, writer's block is usually a result of feeling overwhelmed or unsettled, as opposed to a lack of inspiration. Whenever I'm "not feeling it", I…moreFor me, writer's block is usually a result of feeling overwhelmed or unsettled, as opposed to a lack of inspiration. Whenever I'm "not feeling it", I take a break and get away from the project for a while--do something fun, try to unwind, get out of the house. Or there may be something bothering me that I need to address. Refocusing and prioritizing are some of the best ways to get back in the writing game.(less)
Chip St. Clair When you write because you love it, it's its own reward. You love creating characters, worlds, sentences, names. You love the way words come together…moreWhen you write because you love it, it's its own reward. You love creating characters, worlds, sentences, names. You love the way words come together to paint a picture so unforgettable that you can't help but want to write more. (less)
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What is The Divine Frequency?“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.”― Nikola TeslaOftentimes we allow what happened to us yesterday to define who we are, what we dream, even what we believe we can achieve.Tomorrow's successes however are not determined by yesterday's trials or failures -- not unless we let them. Here on The Divine Fr... Read more of this blog post »
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“Reality rarely changes; only our perspective of it. The means to change our surroundings depends on our own ability to shift perspectives.”
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“To give ourselves over to introspection is to build our own private cocoon.”
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“We must not be afraid to reveal the rainbow buried deep within us, to spread our wings and help make the world flourish.”
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“Reality rarely changes; only does our perspective of it. The means to change our surroundings depends on our own ability to shift perspectives.”
Chip St. Clair, The Butterfly Garden: Surviving Childhood on the Run with One of America's Most Wanted

“To give ourselves over to introspection is to build our own private cocoon.”
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“We must not be afraid to reveal the rainbow buried deep within us, to spread our wings and help make the world flourish.”
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“Of all this world's beauty and miracles, brilliance and simplicity-of all nature's graces-children are truly the most remarkable.”
Chip St. Clair, The Butterfly Garden: Surviving Childhood on the Run with One of America's Most Wanted

“I often think of life as a great darkened room with a mammoth-sized tapestry fastened to a stone wall. I believe true peace can be achieved not in viewing the whole tapestry, but in accepting without bitterness those portions we have been afforded the luxury to see.”
Chip St. Clair, The Butterfly Garden: Surviving Childhood on the Run with One of America's Most Wanted

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