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Readers will discover how to construct a well-crafted spiritual memoir—one that honors the author’s interior, sacred story and is at the same time accessible to others. Writing the Sacred Journey provides practical advice on how to overcome writing obstacles as well as guidance for transforming the writing process into a spiritual practice.
Living Revision offers practical guidance for developing your draft while tending the creative wellspring. Using reflections, exercises, quotations, examples from masters and amateurs, and easily adapted practices, Living Revision guides writers of all levels to fundamentally shift the way they see their stories and the world.
Late one night in a busy St. Paul hospital, a nurse midwife drags Hannah Larson out from behind her reception desk to assist with a birth. When Hannah witnesses that baby tumble into the world, her secure, conventional life gets upended by a fierce desire to deliver babies. Witness how inexplicable passion, buried strength, and professional skill deliver one woman from fear into a rich and risk-filled life.
Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew’s meditations turn to the details of household maintenance—the cluttered pantry, the loose-screened porch, the dim bedroom—and to neighborly relations, using lath-and-plaster language to address the sometimes empty, sometimes exuberant, seasons of the spiritual life. Occasionally whimsical and always introspective, On the Threshold connects the commonplace to an interior realm of doubt, memory, imagination, and prayer.
Andrew skillfully and seamlessly weaves the threads of spirituality, sexuality, and the creative process out of the compelling events of her life. The spark of spirit she finds embedded in her body she also discovers throughout the solid matter of life—in childhood, in nature, and in encounters with death and loss and wild growth. Her exploration of the sacred is vivid, fresh, and grounded in the details of ordinary days.