Ingrid Goff Maidoff - Tending Joy

Celebrating Poetry, Beauty,
& the Sacred Essence of Joy


There is a trail just beyond my home that I wish I could share- to invite others to come and walk with me, to be transported by its beauty.


May you craft a life that honors
the deep longing for love and meaning
with delight in the human, the holy,
and spacious friendship with your soul.

May you remain open to the secret ways
that come to you in dreams,
with a keen ear for the soul’s wisdom
and a heart that trusts the unknown.

And if your life ever darkens or narrows,
allow your soul’s grace to guide you
and remind you in times of sorrow
to breathe kindness into your days.

May you receive the gifts your soul gives you,
and share them in love and oneness,
knowing the sweet joy of living
from the essence of your being.

~Ingrid Goff-Maidoff
from the new book, Befriending the Soul


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One Response

  1. Lori says:

    This is so beautiful, Ingrid. I appreciate your sharing your work and heart in this way.

    And I love Befriending the Soul. It’s now my official favorite of your books.

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