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    Vinita Hampton Wright

    Vinita Hampton Wright edited books for 32 years, retiring in 2021. She has written various fiction and non-fiction books, including the novel Dwelling Places and spirituality books Days of Deepening Friendship, The Art of Spiritual Writing, Small Simple Ways: An Ignatian Daybook for Healthy Spiritual Living, and, most recently, Set the World on Fire: A 4-Week Personal Retreat with the Female Doctors of the Church. Vinita is a spiritual director and continues to facilitate retreats and write fiction and nonfiction. She lives with her husband, two dogs, and a cat in Springdale, Arkansas.
    Books by Vinita Hampton Wright

    Vinita's Books

    • Small Simple Ways: An Ignatian Daybook for Healthy Spiritual Living
    • The Art of Spiritual Writing: How to Craft Prose That Engages and Inspires Your Readers
    • Daily Inspiration for Women
    • Simple Acts of Moving Forward: 60 Suggestions for Getting Unstuck
    • Days of Deepening Friendship: For the Woman Who Wants Authentic Life with God

    How Do I Identify the Work That Matters?

    It can take awhile—sometimes many years—for a person to sort out all that she’s been taught, told, and in some cases manipulated to believe and value. Many people of...

    Allow God’s Gaze to Rest on You

    I led a half-day retreat for Directors of Religious Education at a nearby parish. These are the men and women who work hard all year through, helping to care...

    10 Ways to Begin Well

    Rather than compose elaborate resolutions for the year to come, simply do, in some small way, what you intend to do all year: Say “Thank you” to at least...

    The Relationships That Make Holidays So Difficult

    We can look at several relationships and understand pretty quickly why holidays can be so difficult to survive. My Relationship to Myself End-of-year holidays beg me to evaluate how I did...

    Spiritual Confidence

    Christians believe that the Holy Spirit dwells within us—teaching, leading, and comforting us. And yet, sometimes we act as if this were not true. We have this shocking tendency to...

    Prepare My Heart

    God my creator, and the one who loves my soul, prepare my awareness for the Advent days ahead so that I can dwell in every moment with intention, gratitude, and purpose. Prepare my...