Hannah DeliveredHannah, Delivered tells the story of how inexplicable passion, buried strength, and professional skill deliver one woman from fear into a rich and risk-filled life.

“Nothing is more important than how we are born. And this engrossing novel takes you right into the heart and soul of this primal experience.”

–Christiane Northrup, M.D., ob/gyn physician and author of the New York Times bestseller Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom

Now available!

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?

Broken & Beautiful: How the Light Gets In

Image 5Ring the bells that still can ring.
Forget your perfect offering.
There is a crack, a crack in everything.
That’s how the light gets in.

Inspired by the 2015 Key West Literary Seminar, I’ve been thinking about these Leonard Cohen lyrics for months now.  So few literary attempts ever achieve perfection! The Shakespeares among us are rare. Most of us are embarked on foolish, impossible, and yet strangely and ultimately worthwhile projects. “What matters most in our lives is unsayable,” Mark Doty said. “We’ve got to attempt to make meaning… Of course it’s impossible, but if we don’t, we despair.” read more…

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April 23, 7 p.m., Wine & Writing: The Inner Life of Books, a conversation with P. S. Duffy at The Crossings of Zumbrota.
April 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m.:  Free reading, signing, and conversation, The Loft ~ Bachrach Building, 318 Central Avenue, Faribault, MN.
May 1:  “Wearing Bifocals,” a lecture at the Out After Carleton Reunion, Carleton College.
May 3-7: 3rd Annual Writing Retreat at the ARC Retreat Center, Stanchfield, MN.
May 7, 7 p.m., Listen To Your Mother, Riverview Theater, Minneapolis, MN.
June 15-19:  Alone Together:  Write That Book retreat at the Madeline Island School of the Arts.

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