I research, write, and teach about the healing power of contemplative reading & writing.

Through my writing, speaking, and collaborations in organizational development with a variety of leaders, I explore practical, effective guidance for individuals and communities in search of the meaning-making that fosters personal and cultural transformation.

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In my free ebook, Songs of Earth and Sky: a 3-day writing retreat, I share integrative practices to nurture creativity and transformation.


To honor the transformational power of poetry, and to elevate the important work poets do, I founded Lyricality. With many collaborators, I help Minnesota poets & writers, artists, and organizations connect across diverse demographics to foster radical empathy.


Now that the memoir I've been writing since 2019  is finished, I will begin publishing a free monthly newsletter in 2022. A Lyrical Life will focus on resources for a creative, transformational way of life, with practices that foster self-compassion and develop empathy.