“Awakening the Creative Spirit” by Paintner and Beckman: Review

“Art Work/Soul Work” — Margaret’s book review of Awakening the Creative Spirit by Christine Valters Paintner and Betsey Beckman , posted on the Englewood Review of Books.

Art Work/Soul Work

When fear stops the tongue, or grief envelops the soul, or a period of transition makes the way ahead appear dark and confused, a healthy way to deal with chaotic emotions is to make them into art….

Trouble is, many of us don’t see ourselves as artists, or as having more than one or two ways to express our creativity. In Awakening the Creative Spirit: Bringing the Arts to Spiritual Direction, Christine Valters Paintner and Betsey Beckman offer a variety inviting paths into creative expression as soul work….

Read the complete review here on Englewood Review of Books.

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