Joyce Rupp is well known for her work as a writer, spiritual midwife, +- international retreat leader, and conference speaker. She is the author of numerous bestselling books, including Open the Door and Fragments of Your Ancient Name. Rupp is a member of the Servite (Servants of Mary) community and the coA(c)director of the Institute of Compassionate Presence. She resides in Des Moines, Iowa.
Full of lived experience." Full of lived experience, Joyce Rupp shows how loss is the teacher and acceptance the friend that opens the door to (R)peace with questions that have no answers. AZ +- Gunilla Norris Author of Simple Ways "A key to the soul AZs deep places." In My Soul Feels Lean, Joyce Rupp offers us a key to the soul AZs deep places of loss and restoration. Open the door to her poetry and come on in; there will be rugged lands and flowering meadows *luring you into prayer and reflection. +- Macrina Wiederkehr, O.S.B. Author of Seven Sacred Pauses "Authentic and deeply moving. +- In the language of the soul, Joyce Rupp writes about the many faces of pain and grief in our lives. An honest, personal, and uncompromising look at the reality of loss and despair, which affects us all. Rupp takes us deeper into the journey with a powerful invitation to surrender to those moments of grace and healing that are available to us all in our darkest times. Authentic and deeply moving. +- Edwina Gateley Poet, Author, Speaker