Tending the spiritual lives of writers & readers.

Consenting to the Cold

Yesterday, watching dozens of bundled children careen down the sledding hill toward the creek, I had a pure Minnesota Moment. Big, heavy flakes filled the air; the kids were exuberant, flying over the jump, then trudging back up through deep powder; every so often some fat tire bikers passed by over the frozen creek bed; I felt how fortunate we all were to have hefty snowsuits, parents included, and wool socks and the fortitude to be glorying outdoors.

Eleven degrees and a snowstorm seem balmy only after a stretch of truly hard cold. read more…


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February 9, 2019, 9:00am-12:00 p.m.: Writing the Sacred Journey: An introduction to writing spiritual memoir at Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality.

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

February 8: Art as Theft:  Imitation Writing

March 8: All My Relations, with guest author Diane Wilson

April 12: Parts in the Whole: Form

May 10: Childhood, Revisited

June 14: Community and Revision

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