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March 7, 2013 by tonyberkman

Jenny Hansen's Blog

Flame_LisaHallWilson_WANACommonsToday I’m thinking about creativity, how we nurture it and how we express it.

One of the writing organizations I belong to is the Women’s Fiction Writers Association. As you’d expect, we talk a lot about books, creativity and writing.

Fellow WFWA member, Marilyn Brant, brought up a discussion a few weeks back that lit me on fire.

With Marilyn’s permission, I’m sharing “my moment,” and her words, with all of you.

For anyone who’s a fan of Sue Monk Kidd, I took a few notes on her speech in Chicago (April 2008). It was on “The Writing Life,” and she shared her words of wisdom for writers:

Discovering our personal stories is our spiritual quest. Your job is to become “the greatest version of the grandest vision you have for yourself.”

You’re called to “a place where your deep gladness and the world’s great hunger meet.” You…

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