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Jan Lundy

<br /> Described by her readers, audiences, and colleagues as &ldquo;practical and poetic, possessing deep and gentle wisdom,&rdquo; Janice Lynne Lundy serves as a <strong>spiritual guide</strong> to tens of thousands of women throughout the world.&nbsp; She is an Interfaith Spiritual Director/Mentor, workshop and retreat facilitator, magazine columnist, and the woman behind <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.awakenedliving.com" target="_blank"><strong>Buddha Chick&trade;</strong></a><strong>.</strong> She is an adjunct staff member for the Institute of Spirituality at the Dominican Center in Grand Rapids, MI, leading women's programs and mentoring spiritual directors in training.<br /> <br /> Jan is the author of four personal spiritual growth books for women, her newest being,<em> <a rel="nofollow" href="http://awakened-living.blogspot.com/2009/07/books.html">Your Truest Self: Embracing the Woman You Are Meant to Be</a></em> (Sorin Books). <br /> <br /> To learn more about in person, online, or long-distance spiritual direction/mentoring with Jan, visit <a rel="nofollow" href="http://awakenedliving.com/calendar_spiritual_direction.html">www.awakenedliving.com.</a><br /> <br /> The mother of three, stepmother of four, and grandmother of four more, she resides on the peaceful shoreline of Grand Traverse Bay in northern Michigan with her husband, Brad Lundy, a spiritual counselor, her creative partner and soul&rsquo;s companion. &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Visit Jan's website: <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.awakenedliving.com">www.awakenedliving.com.</a> Subscribe to her free newsletter, &quot;<em>Awake is Good&quot;</em>, and receive her 90 page e-book, <a rel="nofollow" href="http://awakened-living.blogspot.com/2009/07/newsletter.html" target="_blank"><em>The Awakened Woman's Guide to Life.</em></a><br /> <br /> Chat with Jan at her <strong>award-winning blog</strong>: <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.awakeisgood.blogspot.com">www.awakeisgood.blogspot.com</a>, recognized as one of the top 50 Buddhist blogs on the web. <br /> <br /> <strong>Contact Jan</strong> via e-mail: jan at awakened living dot com. She enjoys hearing from her readers.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />

Stories by Jan Lundy

I love to eat. But what I love even more is sharing a meal with someone. There is a difference, you know. One is an activity. The other is a blessing...
I was asked a very interesting question the other day. Perhaps it’s one you’ve even asked yourself: “Are women more spiritual than...
I’m curious. How is your spiritual health these days? Is your spirit in good shape? Are you peaceful and at ease? Openhearted and loving?...
“Holy synchronicity.” This is the term I use to describe how something or someone shows up just when you need it the most. Circling back...
Each of us may have our reasons for being reluctant to give voice to what we think or feel—to speak our “truth.” As women, it...
Our “truest self” is inherently creative. She is bold and imaginative; at least each of us starts out that way. We are born into this...
Before the Divine Sisterhood of Ya-Yas there were the “Godivas.” I should know, I was one of them. Like the Ya-Yas of the deep South, we...
Recently, I had the opportunity to experience the joy of a woman’s inner beauty. For the past few months, I have been working with a manuscript...
This morning I drove six miles for a cup of coffee. I do this because I am trying to give up coffee. If this doesn’t make sense to you, let me...
Would you like to make a fresh start in your intimate relationship? You can you know. You can erase all the disappointments and perceived failures...
I confess that I’m a cock-eyed optimist. The way in which I view and live my life may, to some, be a mish-mash of cute aphorisms. Yes, I do...
For almost a century, women’s lives have been dramatically changing and their spiritual lives are no exception. In churches and temples, fields...
I have been my own “boss” most of my life. It is such a privilege to set my own work schedule, to discern whom it is I work with and for...
If you are a busy mother, you know how difficult it is to get time alone. Time to replenish and restore yourself—body, mind, and spirit. Time...
We all want to be loved. If the truth be told, we long for love and will go to great lengths to have it in our lives. We also hold some pretty...

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