Why We Write: Natalie Goldberg

“Write to be with yourself. To befriend yourself.” 
~Natalie Goldberg

In next week's WTG Portland Circle (9/19), we’ll explore the September theme: Self-Friendship & Free-Flow Writing -- what it looks like to create "more and more peace" within ourselves through writing as a practice. Click the link in Circles to register.

With love,






Want to write?
Take a pen & prompt journey:


writing prompt

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1. Grab a pen & notebook. Write the prompt at the top of the page. Set a timer for 10 minutes. Or 5. Or 2!

2. Keep your pen moving as you write the thoughts, feelings, and images that arise. Don’t stop to think or edit.

3. Accept ALL that you write - the pretty + ugly; absurd + boring. Discover what wants to be felt, known, expressed, released...

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