Geralyn Wichers

"Life is a great adventure, or nothing"

Hello Friends, Today I’d like to unveil my newest blogging project: Running Bumblebee. Chubby bumblebees with their stubby wings shouldn’t be able to fly. I grew up believing that I was too short and thick and unathletic to run–but bumblebees fly, and Geralyn runs. Running Bumblebee was started to share my ongoing story of running, …

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The Misunderstood Power of Christian Art, Part 2. Christians are obsessed with truth, and rightfully so.  We bear our statements of faith with pride.  We have the knowledge.  We have the proof.  But do we have the medium? Tim Downs said: “In the last forty years both the quantity and quality of conservative Christian scholarship …

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What makes art ‘Christian’? I’ve talked about my disgust for the movie God’s Not Dead, and how I discarded Christian music.  After I released We are the Living, I had a couple of good conversations with people simply because it wasn’t a “Christian book”, or at least, I wasn’t sure their junior high kids should read …

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In honour of Labour Day weekend, here are two awesome videos that made my eyes well up.  Never mind that one is a commercial for scotch and the other for life insurance.  These two commercials got it right.  Watch and enjoy. Geralyn Unsung Hero A young man’s kindness may not bring him fame, but it …

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I don’t know why we ask these things.  We can’t seem to help ourselves. Let me set the scene.  You’re seventeen.  It’s May.  You’re graduating in less than a month.  What do people ask you? Right!  What are your plans after school.  Aunt Agnes asks.  Grandpa asks.  That person who knows your Mom, but you …

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I ran 5 kilometres for the first time this week. It was awful.  But I’m so proud.  I began running eight weeks ago.  That day I ran 6, 1 minute intervals.  I had such an intense stitch in my side that I thought I was going to keel over.  That whole week I wobbled around …

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Will I eventually become a boring adult? I fear it is inevitable. You know the ones.  They spend 80% of their lives on their butts.  The other 20% is spent shopping or mowing their front lawn.  They go to work via the Tim Horton’s drive through, and then come home through the same coffee-filled avenue. …

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This is a scene from my upcoming novel, We are the Living.  Kayla and her friends, after being taken hostage by a terrorist group in the city of Lyon, have been broken out by one of the terrorists.  They are fleeing the city in a stolen French troop carrier.  Again we were driving blind, feeling bumps …

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