The Writer’s Life with Ruthie Stender


Ruthie Stender is an award-winning author in both memoir and spiritually-based self-help. Her memoir, “Glowing Houses,” took second place in the nonfiction/memoir category in the 2015 Pacific Northwest Writers Association literary contest. Her essay, “By the Grace of God, I Write Memoir,” is included in a newly published anthology, The Magic of Memoir, Inspiration for the Writing Journey, She Writes Press, November, 2016. 

As a past columnist for New Spirit Journal, Ruthie offered readers self-healing strategies based on the principles of yoga, meditation, and energy medicine. These articles served as inspiration for her book, The Eight Aspects of God, A Pathway to Bliss, a finalist in the 2013 National Indie Excellence Awards. Integrating the teachings from this book with the theme of her memoir—resilience—Ruthie is writing a series of monthly articles for the online magazine, Contemplative Journal. These articles focus on building resilience through the practice of meditation and contemplation.

In addition to being a fulltime writer, Ruthie is an inventor, certified meditation teacher and registered yoga instructor. Ruthie believes that through sharing our stories, we find out just how much alike we all are.

Learn more about Ruthie at
Facebook @ruthiestender
Twitter @ruthiestender
LinkedIn: Ruthie Stender


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