WRITING AS A SPIRITUAL PRACTICE

Edited by Bolton Anthony and Ellen Ryan.
In Series on Spirituality in Later Life.
Chapel Hill NC: Second Journey, 2011.

Writing as a Spiritual Practice (see Winter 2011 issue of Itineraries at Second Journey) emphasizes the act of writing — in various forms — as a way of getting in touch with spiritual experience and a way of opening ourselves to our sense of joy, sorrow, meaning, and integrity.

Key articles:

Writing as a Spiritual Practice, Ellen B. Ryan

Writing your Way, Ellen S. Jaffe

Tapestry of your Life, Nora Zylstra-Savage

Writing in Groups, Paula Papky

Elder Wisdom: Walking the Path of Poetry, Rhoda Neshama Waller

Writing to Reclaim Identity in Dementia, Karen Bannister

Celebrating Poets over 70, Marianne Vespry