• What Is Ignatian Spirituality?
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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.

    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

    The Grace We Need

    No matter how pure our motives and how flawless our discernment process, we depend on God's grace ultimately to help us make not only good choices, but the best...

    When God Sings Through Your Life

    Try to imagine God singing through your soul. God is expressing love, wisdom, beauty, and truth through your specific life. What would God's vocabulary be? What words frequently show up...

    Follow the Joy

    From time to time, we feel the need to understand better what our gifts are. I think this is particularly true at certain stages of life. There's a big...

    What St. Ignatius No Longer Saw

    In the early days of St. Ignatius’s spiritual awakening, he saw his faith as a shifting of allegiance. Rather than a soldier pledging allegiance to a king, Ignatius would...

    Spiritual Direction: Is It Right for Me?

    Is spiritual direction a good choice for you at this time? Consider these questions: Is your more urgent need for a medical evaluation or the services of a therapist or...

    Work That Matters

    I used to get so frustrated at all the small, routine bits of work I must do just to maintain existence—cleaning, cooking, sorting/filing, and so on. But one day...