This site is for creatives, spiritual explorers, and the irrepressibly curious! Please join me in exploring the soul’s journey through writing and inner inquiry; in finding insight and awakening in your own words, your own life, your own wisdom. My courses use the written word as a tool to give form to our life experience and to encourage us to have faith in our own authentic voice.
Join Me on a Literary Pilgrimage to the Soul of England
Sunday June 1 – Sunday June 8, 2014
Maximum group size: 10
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“With passion, clarity, and wisdom, Roger Housden offers ways to develop a personal spirituality disentangled from religiosity. A powerfully moving book.”
—Rick Hanson, PhD, author of Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom
“The genius Wittgenstein, about a century ago mused, ‘I can imagine a religion with no doctrines, so that nothing is spoken.’ Roger Housden imagines the end of -isms. A great relief for the whole community. I love all of Roger’s healing, enlivening, and heart-opening work.”
—Coleman Barks, author of Rumi: The Big Red Book
Preorder the book on Amazon here.
The Surprise of Online Courses
Over the last couple of months I have discovered what a great vehicle an online class can be for people to share their reflections and truths with each other around a theme that matters for everyone.I have been inspired by the depth of sharing, the clarity, and the authenticity of people’s writing. I have been especially surprised by the sense of community that grows so quickly in an online context when people are willing to share their vulnerabilities, aspirations, and insights into this wild and incredible thing we call life. My next six week online course is Stirring the Creative Fire–to inspire you with your own possibilities– and it starts on March 3rd. See the Events/Online page for details.
The Dare of Memoir Writing
Why is it a dare to write memoir? It’s a dare because it means telling the truth. Not the factual truth of what happened necessarily – after all everyone who was present at the time will tell it differently, and anyway, memory is constantly changing and. . . (Read more on The Huffington Post).
I also offer private sessions as a writing coach and mentor. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for latest details on courses and private sessions.