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

Does God Have a Plan for Your Life?

I grew up in a religious subculture that was very certain about who God was and how God operated. Very often I heard, “God loves you and has a...

Our Essential Nature

Christian spirituality in general and Ignatian spirituality in particular operate from an overarching assumption. We believe that humanity has inherent purpose. That purpose fueled our very creation. God desires our...

How Does Hope Shape Us?

A driving dynamic of Advent is hope. If we had nothing to hope for, there would be no point to this season. The original hope was for a child...

Prayer on the Run

I can pray as I bake this pie peeling the apples rolling the dough sprinkling the sugar making it right. This is my work of love, Lord. Bless the ones who will partake who will taste...

How to Have Fun When All Around You Are Getting Grumpy

Put on as background music, A Chipmunk Christmas. Put out a plate of cookies in the middle of the day. Make up at least one gag gift. Invite dogs and cats into...

Love Does What it Can

There's an ongoing argument in my marriage. My husband complains about something, and then I complain about his complaining. This is no small conflict. What it comes down to...