2023 the year we learn to listen to life Week 16–in which we remember the puppy who made deep soul writing happen Friends, soul writers, mystics, witches, and lovers of prayer, When you open this Notes from the Field on Sunday morning, as I know many of you like to do, you will be reading about…Read More
The year of the body–Week 34 in which our hearts break for Afghanistan and we ask ourselves, what is mine to do? Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, Our hearts are breaking over what is unfolding in Afghanistan. Everyone I know is worried about women and girls losing the small freedoms and education…Read More
The year of the body–Week 30 in which we remember that deep soul writing was once banned and the book was burned Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, In 1310, a woman was burnt alive because she wrote a book. She had the audacity to write a book about the mystical life, in…Read More
The year of the body–Week 28 in which we find our way home Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, A lot has happened this week, hasn’t it! Perhaps we could blame it on the evocative dark moon we are under right now in Cancer. What is Cancer? Home. Hearth. Heart. Intimacy. Security. Comfort. Community.…Read More
“When I read the finished poem, I realized that I had never written anything like it before. The normal buffer between the inspiration for a poem and the poem itself was entirely absent. I wasn’t sure how it had happened, and I wasn’t sure I could do it again. Two days later, having failed to…Read More
After ten years of teaching soul writing, this is the first time I’ve offered it as a prayer intensive. And it is completely different from all my previous courses.
It has to be.
Because Prayer Artist changed everything. Including how I understand and teach deep soul writing.Read More
What is prayer? Have you ever asked yourself this question?
I never did.
Prayer was simply what we did as a child.
No one sat me down and talked about what prayer is or who we’re praying to or why. It was just assumed. It was in the air.
And I didn’t question it.Read More