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Writing as Spiritual Practice

Becoming Real

Marika Rosenthal Delan | Posted 07.13.2016 | Religion
Marika Rosenthal Delan

"What?" I mouthed to my husband through the car window, pointing to the phone still up to my ear. I'd been holding for 30 minutes and cut off twice -- I wasn't hanging up without good cause.

How To Use Writing As A Meditation Practice

Jane Brunette | Posted 12.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Jane Brunette

Those who have a regular meditation practice can simply add the writing immediately following it, and those who find it difficult to do traditional meditation will find this practice fruitful as the writing gives your busy mind something to do.

Writing Your Way Home

Pat Schneider | Posted 07.28.2013 | Religion
Pat Schneider

Craft is important for the writer, but craft that can be taught must be the servant of craft that is original and innate -- not the other way around. Writing as a spiritual practice can be the most freeing of any I have found in a long life of trying different paths.

Original Voice, Original Genius

Pat Schneider | Posted 07.08.2013 | Religion
Pat Schneider

The voice that has listened in the womb and practiced every day all day and even while dreaming at night is absolutely original, powerful and, therefore, the stuff of genius. Not until I was 70 could I claim my own voice as my spiritual practice.

Writing As A Spiritual Practice

Pat Schneider | Posted 06.29.2013 | Religion
Pat Schneider

To write about what is painful is to begin the work of healing. To be in an attitude of praise or thanksgiving, to rage against God, or to open one's inner self and listen, is prayer. To write tragedy and allow comedy to arise between the lines is miracle and revelation.