About, Credits and References

About the Writer


So, If we have never met before…  my name is Liz Campbell, I am an Australian, married to a Brit, living in Jamaica. It’s a long story (my husband is writing it). 

We live here in Jamaica where my husband established a small charity/mission which walks alongside children, youth and their families in underprivileged inner-city communities.  If you want more information about the work my husband and I are involved in here in Jamaica head to our website:  Home.

As for me, I spend my days homeschooling our two delightful Australian-British-Jamaican children, writing, doing housework, assisting in charity work, doing more housework, writing, doing more housework and falling into bed too late at night after writing for too long. I post some of the other writing I do on my personal blog site seeingbreathingliving .

I love writing. I particularly love to write true stories because ‘to speak a true word is to transform the world’*. But the story I love the most is the one true story underneath every other true story… this story of how God left behind heaven to come to this beautiful broken world to find each one of us. This site you are on, ‘The Long Walk…’, is dedicated solely to this story. I hope it blesses you in any small way that it can.

In His Grace,


*Paulo Freire ‘Pedagogy of the Oppressed’.

YHWH Jesus Love God
Photo Credits

All photos are taken by myself (Liz Campbell) unless otherwise specified below.

All photographs of some baby lambs and the bumblebee by Simeon Evenhuis (age 14).

Photographs of my daughter Zoë as a baby by Caroline ‘Monkey’ Harrison.

 The sunset photos with three children and all photographs taken in Israel by Dan Evenhuis.

All photos of stars and galaxies are used with grateful thanks to the NASA,  STSCI, Hubble Heritage, ESA and AURA Team. Use of these images is in the public domain. Hubblesite.org



All Biblical quotations are from the NIV Bible UK version (NIVUK) unless otherwise stated. Holy Bible, New International Version® Anglicized, NIV® Copyright © 1979, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.


These are just a few of the Books I have been using…others are referenced at the end of each chapter.

John H. Walton, ‘The NIV Application Commentary: Genesis’ Zondervan 2001

Gary M. Burge, ‘The NIV Application Commentary; John’, Zondervan 2000

Michael J. Wilkins, ‘The NIV Application Commentary: Matthew’, Zondervan 2004

David E. Garland, ‘The NIV Application Commentary: Mark’ Zondervan 1996

Darrell L. Bock ‘The NIV Application Commentary: Luke’ Zondervan 1996

Ann Spangler, Lois Tverberg, ‘Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus’ Zondervan 2009

C. John Collins, ‘Genesis, a Linguistic, Literary and Theological Commentary’ P&R Publishing, 2006

T. C. Mitchell, “The Old Testament Usage of Néshama,”, 1961

Tom Wright, ‘The For Everyone Series: Matthew’  SPCK Publishing 2002

Tom Wright, ‘The For Everyone Series: Mark’ SPCK Publishing 2001

Tom Wright, ‘The For Everyone Series: Luke’ SPCK Publishing 2001

Tom Wright, ‘The For Everyone Series: John’ SPCK Publishing 2002

Tom Wright, ‘Lent For Everyone’ SPCK Publishing 2009


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