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Phyllis Edgerly Ring

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I love the written word, creative expression, travel -- and most of all -- the noblest possibilities in the human heart. I'm always curious to discover how history, culture, relationship, spirituality and the natural world influence us and point the way for our human family on its shared journey.

I've worked as writer, editor, nurse, tour guide, program director at a Baha’i conference center, taught English to kindergartners in China, and served as instructor for the Long Ridge Writer’s Group. I've written for dozens of magazines, including Christian Science Monitor, Ms., and Writer’s Digest, and worked as editor for several publications.

My nonfiction books explore how to create balance between the spiritual and material requirements of our
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Phyllis Edgerly Ring In the instance of Snow Fence Road. I dreamt the accident experience that shatters its hero’s life, as if I were witness at the scene. That created th…moreIn the instance of Snow Fence Road. I dreamt the accident experience that shatters its hero’s life, as if I were witness at the scene. That created the irresistible pull that drew me through the story. With my latest novel, hopefully releasing in 2015, I wanted to understand more about the civilian experience of WWII, and especially that of Germany. This is likely because Germany was my childhood home, and also because the war in Europe is a part of my parents' history, and is where they met.

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Abiding in the soul of every matter

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When you live at the periphery of your being, your thoughts are often scattered, pulling you in different directions, and draining your energy. Too much mental activity leads to overload and, oftentimes, burnout.

When you take the time to ‘go within’ each day, by breathing deeply and fully, feeling the ‘space’ inside yourself, and witnessing your thoug

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"really enjoyed this book. story within a story, and both of them good. following the mother through her friendship with Eva, following Anna through her friendship with Hannes. so good to see the author bring both of these stories together."
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"I really like this view of history from the perspective of Eva. Kept me interested through the end. Loved the ending."
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"Absolutely amazing book. This story kept me turning the pages and wanting to find out what happened. I know it is not complete non-fiction, but you can literally see the events happening. The imagery and description used in the story are great as you" Read more of this review »
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I bought this book because a writer friend's story is included in it, one that's a personal favorite of mine. Then I did something I rarely do with such story collections -- read every story, some, more than once. I'd planned to reference my friend's ...more
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“Exiting onto the street, I heard a chorus of bells from three churches, then saw the blood-red banners with their dark Swastikas everywhere I turned. I'm accustomed to this in Berlin, but seeing them on these lovely old façades is like finding graffiti scrawled on my grandmother's house. The Nazis are relentless with this display, like dogs marking territory.”
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“Most of the women correspondents couldn't make a marriage last. We'd tasted too much of life on our own terms and you didn't find men who could manage with that.”
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“It seemed wrong that flowers could bloom, the world be so beautiful, after so much destruction.”
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“Without our Spiritual nature, life's a gift we can never fully unwrap."

~ With Thine Own Eyes: Why Imitate the Past, When We Can Investigate Reality?”
Ron Tomanio, Diane Iverson, Phyllis Ring

“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.”
Mary Oliver

“Prayer's value is not that it makes challenges go away,
but that it changes my perception and experience within them.
~ Life at First Sight: Finding the Divine in the Details”
Phyllis Edgerly Ring, Life at First Sight: Finding the Divine in the Details

“The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.”
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“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
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