Writer, wife, mother and passionate over thinker. 

I am thankful for this vibrant community of writers, and grateful to the friends and family who support my journey.

"This is the first, the wildest and the wisest thing I know: that the soul exists and is built entirely out of attentiveness.”
- Mary Oliver

WINNER: @MargaretAtwood #Freeze-DriedFiction contest, Sister of the Bride

WINNER: #Wattys2014- Talk of the Town Award for The Power of Rest


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FREE today thru Dec. 1:My Northern Ireland friend @ColmHerron's novel... *The Wake: (And What Jeremiah Did Next)*"If you haven't gotten this book yet, I really don't know why. Colm's a novelist wh...
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Stories by Jennifer Cooreman
The Power of Rest by theattentivesoul
The Power of Rest Non-Fiction
#Wattys2014 Award Winner: This candid, heartfelt collection of essays addresses many of life's thorniest challenges. Whether you struggle with a perennially messy house, run away worrying, depression, an unhappy re...
Going Home by theattentivesoul
Going Home Non-Fiction
Our plane touches down at one in the morning, and I text my best friend of 28 years, "We landed thirty minutes early. Colorado tail wind!" From memory, I tell the driver the address. Forty five minutes, i...
Losing My Mother by theattentivesoul
Losing My Mother Non-Fiction
Celebrating Mother’s Day when your mother is dying is no picnic. Don’t rush to judgement, though. It isn’t that I don’t cherish the memories of our last holiday. It’s just that it was awful. Harrowing. Absolutely t...
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