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

  • 2025: A Book of Grace-Filled Days
  • 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

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...

Three Prayers for a Better Workday

Let’s keep this simple. You’re going to work, and you have a lot of work to do, so let’s not pile on spiritual practices—just more stuff for you to...

On the Edge

Many of us live on a religious edge. We are part of the church—the universal Body of Christ—but our connection to a local congregation has been disrupted. Or our...

A People for Others Examen

A primary concept of Ignatian spirituality is “people for others.” In following the way of Jesus, we naturally become people who think of others, care for others, serve others,...

Time to Plant a New Habit

Back when so many of us in this country were farmers, when more of us lived in the country than in cities, we understood in our very bones that...