what happens when we allow for emptiness
Exactly two weeks ago, I was ill. I’d just received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19, and I was one of the unlucky few who had sever…
grief and joy mix and mingle
Claiming creative power.
The grackles in my Corpus Christi neighborhood are looking rough these days. Yesterday, on my morning walk with my 3-year-old, Stanley, we saw a grackl…
Wisdom from my 3-year-old
Why I write poetry (badly)
This week I attended a poetry-writing workshop via Zoom. Hosted by Write Art Out, a San Antonio-based poetry nonprofit, the class theme was grief and l…
how to evade your inner inner critic
Where God is in the details.
Dear Writer, I’m writing to let you know about my new newsletter: “Spirit: Notes for the Creative Contemplative.” What is “Spirit”? It delivers weekly …
Welcome to Spirit by me, Sarah K. Lenz. Essayist. Literary Arts Educator. Founder of Writers' Studio. Writing about how spirituality intersects wit…