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When I tell people I’m writing a novel, I’m met with either wry smiles or wide-eyed bewilderment, followed by the question, “Why not become a teacher or a journalist?”
When I was a kid I lived in a bubble. I truly believed that one day I’m going to meet my prince charming and we would live happily ever after. My life would be complete.
I grew up in a small town, in the middle of nowhere, Southland. Church was always a huge part of growing up but when we moved to Christchurch, things changed.
I would come home from parties having lied to girls so I could have sex with them and I’d go to my bed and I’d cry because I didn’t understand why I was doing these things. I guess what mattered most to me was being somebody that everybody would want to be friends with.
I longed to be happy. I wanted to be one of the happiest people in the entire world. I also desired meaning in life. I was looking for answers to the questions: Who am I? Why in the world am I here? Where am I going?
At Student Life we believe there are plenty of reasons why you don’t have to leave your brain at the door to believe in the existence of God.
Few words have provoked so much tension, debate and all-round discomfort as this one. Tolerance.
My life growing up is what most people would classify as a Christian upbringing and that’s definitely true but it should be said that not everyone in my family are Christian.