An intimate conversation between oneself and a great mystery.

For writers:

Tools to inspire and sustain you through writing spiritual memoir

Weekly writing exercises

Resources for publishing spiritual memoir Information on Writing the Sacred Journey: The Art & Practice of Spiritual Memoir Dare to tell the truth about what’s sacred.

For readers:

Tools for finding good books

An annotated bibliography Reviews of recent spiritual memoirs

Journals

Reading is a creative act, and reading about the great mystery of being human helps create our inner lives.

 

Elizabeth Jarrett AndrewExplore with me the life of the Spirit. How we are each called into the fullness of our being? How might we articulate personal truth and thus bring about justice and social change? What does it mean to serve the source of love at the center of creation?

 

 Calendar

Second Fridays, 1:30-3:30 p.m.: Spiritual Memoir drop-in sessions at Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality.

September 8: Courage and Truth-telling
October 13: Mysticism
November 10: Holy Sexuality 
December 8: The World Boiled Down to a Drop 

September 25, 2017:  Talk on memoir at LEAFS, the Life Enrichment Adult Forum, Christ Lutheran Church, Blaine, MN.

September 30, 9-12:  Writing the Sacred Journey: An introductory workshop at Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality.

October 8, 2017, 1pm: Seeking the Spiritual in Prose and Poetry at Normandale Lutheran Church, Edina, MN.

October 2-6, 2017: Alone Together: Living Revision Retreat at Madeline Island School of the Arts.

October 25, 2017, 6:30pm:  An evening exploring spiritual memoir at The Retreat with Women In Recovery.

October 27, 2017: Living Revision: A Writer’s Craft as Spiritual Practice workshop at the Loft Literary Center.

November 17, 2017:  The Revision Revival: A celebration of transformation in writing and book launch for Living Revision at Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality.

September 24-28, 2018:  Alone Together: Living Revision at Madeline Island School of the Arts.

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Writing the Sacred Journey:  The Art & Practice of Spiritual Memoir is an accessible, thought-provoking guide to writing the story of your inner life.  It includes exercises to get you started and advice for developing you work. Available in print and ebook. Swinging on the Garden Gate book coverElizabeth’s spiritual memoir, Swinging on the Garden Gateis now available in ebook format for $0.99.  

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May the rigor of learning to write well deepen your insights, widen your relationships, and enlarge the sacred presence you bring into the world.

–Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew