Other books byVinita Hampton Wright
Mack and Jodie have no idea how much their lives are going to change when they decide to give up farming. Mack is hospitalized with depression, Jodie finds herself tempted by the affections of another man, and their teenage children begin looking for answers outside the family—Kenzie turns to fundamentalist Christianity, and Taylor starts cavorting with Goths. Told in the unforgettable voices of each family member, this powerful story of family life reveals the stubborn resilience of love and how sometimes the very thing we're looking for has been waiting at home all along.
The Soul Tells a Story
Engaging Creativity with Spirituality in the...
There is a reason artists tend to feel a sense of the sacred in their work. It's the same reason those on the path of spiritual formation find that creative exercises lead them into a deeper, more authentic experience with God. Creative work is soul work, and soul work is always creative work. Feeding one while neglecting the other will leave you restless and unsatisfied. Nurturing them both will lead you to new places of self-discovery and God-discovery."I believe that spirituality and creativity are intricately connected, yet they are rarely nurtured and talked about that way," contends Vinita Hampton Wright. In these pages she leads you through the process and practice of integrating the worlds of Christian spirituality and creativity.You will find both inspiration and practical help forembracing the life that chooses youunderstanding the spiritual process of creativityfacing the self you have to deal withcomprehending the relationship of sexuality to both art and souldeveloping a supportive community for your workthriving as a creative person in the real worldThe Soul Tells a Storyhelps you to turn frustrated longings into satisfying growth.
Wisdom that Works
Words to Live By The world keeps changing, but our most important needs stay the same - our need for work and discipline, for perspective in good and bad times, for the ability to think through our words and actions, and for the practice of integrity, wisdom, and kindness. The sayings collected in the book of Proverbs gave practical handles to these matters thousands of years ago, and their wisdom is still refreshing and helpful today. 12 Studies For Individuals or Groups Fisherman Bible Studyguides offer: -Penetrating questions that generate discussion -Flexible format for group or individual needs -Helpful leader's notes -Emphasis on daily application of Bible truth
Twelve Gifts That Were More Than They Seemed
Each contributor to this collection recalls a special Christmas gift and how it evoked emotions that are priceless and unforgettable. In a warm and engaging style, these stories explore how the true spirit of Christmas can be experienced in the gifts we give and receive.