On August 18, I return to the Priory Spirituality Center for one of my favorite workshops to give: “Sharing the Creative Spark.” This relaxed and inviting 3-hour class focuses on mindful approaches to the “one-breath poem” commonly called haiku.Continue reading “Zoom: Sharing the Creative Spark”
Publication of Stumbling Toward God, 2nd ed.
Stumbling Toward God: A Prodigal’s Return
“An offbeat, engagingly written, appealingly uncertain spiritual memoir.” — Publisher’s WeeklyContinue reading “Publication of Stumbling Toward God, 2nd ed.”
Haiku – The Sacred Art: Review
Chris Smith’s book review of Margaret’s book “Haiku — The Sacred Art” posted on the Englewood Review of Books. “a superb exploration of this poetic form for both beginners and experts alike… a rich little book…”Continue reading “Haiku – The Sacred Art: Review”
Author of the Week at “Grit for the Oyster”
At the Florida Christian Writers' Conference, Debora Coty approached Margaret about doing an interview for "Grit for the Oyster," an inspirational blog for writers, and here it is.
Paying Attention and Writing Haiku: Podcast
On the podcast “Inspiration/Generation,” Margaret chats with host and sculptor Bridgette Mongeon about paying attention and writing haiku as a spiritual practice. Listen here.
What Am I Waiting For Today?
Excerpt from Sacred Attention posted on DailyOM — Nurturing Mind Body and Spirit.
I met my friend Sam at college, back in the early seventies. Sam had been adopted as an infant in a "blind" adoption, so he grew up knowing nothing about his genetic parents...Continue reading “What Am I Waiting For Today?”
Haiku: A Spiritual Practice in Three Lines: Article
Article by Margaret on haiku published in the New Spirit Journal.
It was a gloomy afternoon, and I felt tired and low on the drive from Seattle to my home on the Olympic Peninsula. The sky, water, and highway all reflected back to me in shades of gray...Continue reading “Haiku: A Spiritual Practice in Three Lines: Article”
Sacred Attention: Interview and Review
Interview and Book Review of Sacred Attention with poet and writing teacher Sheila Bender, posted on her web site Writing it Real.
Margaret D. McGee writes books about being alive in the cosmos, paying attention, and making connections.Continue reading “Margaret’s Books”