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About me

Em is a lover of words, and has spent a lifetime recording the raw and intricate details of life in her journals and blogs. She speaks light and hope, and writes from a reservoir of deeply anchored faith in Jesus—as well as many a long mac (with almond milk, please).
She is a wife, a mama to three kids, and a friend to many. Em has a bachelor’s degree in English, Creative Writing and Journalism, and while her day job is in a library, her superpower is editing and helping authors with their manuscripts.

She believes in the beauty of tight hugs, freshly ground coffee and early mornings.

Recently written

dear you—take heart

I bought a t-shirt, and I’ve been living in it. Take heart, I whisper to myself when I hear news reports.Take heart, I murmer again when our rental application is declined. Take heart, I sob when I hear back after a job interview and I’m not the chosen candidate.Take heart, I breathe into her hair… Continue reading dear you—take heart

Classic Weet-Bix Slice

Ahh the classic afternoon tea treat of West Aussie kids. Weet-bix slice. Any time we were called in from playing backyard cricket in the cul-de-sac, and served up a square of chocolatey goodness was a happy day – especially if we were allowed red cordial with it, am I right?I’ve tweaked it over the years,… Continue reading Classic Weet-Bix Slice

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