Sunday, January 1, 2017

Quote of the Week and the Week to Come

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day.” ~ Edith Lovejoy Pierce


Edith Lovejoy Pierce Source: Wikipedia
Edith Lovejoy Pierce (1904-1983) was a 20th-century poet and pacifist. Pierce was born in 1904 in Oxford, England. She married an American in 1929 and moved to the U.S.the same year. She and her husband lived in Evanston, Illinois. Pierce was a poet and pacifist whose Christianity informed these two careers. In her writing she drew inspiration from the Bible, Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolent resistance, music, history, and religious mysticism, among other sources.

This week on Writing from the Peak
Jan. 2, 2017  Letter from the Editor    Donnell Ann Bell
Jan. 4, 2017  Deb McLeod   The Writing Coach
Jan. 6, 2017  Pikes Peak Writers January Events