Ingrid Goff Maidoff - Tending Joy

Celebrating Poetry, Beauty,
& the Sacred Essence of Joy

Joy Links


If you are interested in a wholesale catalog for your gallery or bookstore, please contact me.  I will be very happy to snail mail, or email you one.


Have you signed up for my Joy Postcard emails?  When you do, you gain admission to the Joy Tender Treasure House, full of links to gifts for you.



Here’s a link to POETRY EVERYWHERE, 40 poets reading wonderful poems.

Robert Bly reading Antonio Machado, Last Night while I was Sleeping

LINKS to Book anthologies my poems have found their way into.

Blue Heron Review an online Poetry Magazine Edited by Cristina Norcross.

Poetry Chaikhana, sacred poetry from around the world.  Ivan adds poems and commentary, and wonderful musical and video finds from the internet.

Samantha Reynold’s Poem A Day series at Bentlily, fills me with awe and inspiration.  Her daily snippets of poetic awareness open my heart and fill me with Joy.


VINEYARD COLORS- Beautiful photographs of Martha’s Vineyard, added to daily.


When visiting Martha’s Vineyard, stop in at the Night Heron Gallery on Main Street in Vineyard Haven.  This artist owned and operated cooperative features the biggest selection in the world of Ingrid’s book arts, journals, one-of-a-kind cards, gifts and poetry.  Click the above link to see pictures of the gallery, including porcelain ceramics by Lisa Strachan… Etchings, up-cycled sweaters and other wonders by Beldan Radcliffe… beautiful bags by Sylvie Farrington, lovely paintings by Carolyn Warren, painted pottery and fine art by Nicholas Thayer, jewelry by Diana Stewart and Kathleen Tackabury, the photography of L.A. Brown,  ceramics by Washington Ledesma, and water colors by Anne Howes.

A number of our artists have websites, you can find links to them here.



THE HOLY DISORDER OF DANCING MONKS   over at Abbey of the Arts is a growing global community and virtual monastery. It is co-created by those who long to live into the monk and artist path more fully, knowing the depth and meaning to be found in them.

Robert Holden   I’m a big fan of Robert’s books on Conscious Living and his Coaching Happiness program.  And sometimes he reads my poems on his Hay House radio show!

Hollie Holden is Robert’s Lovely Wife who has a beautiful blog called Notes on Living and Loving in which she explores conscious parenting and awakened living… and loving.

Rupert Spira offers one of the most lucid and poetic discussions of Nonduality – his daily email quotes are deeply inspiring.  The other night these words came through, and I’ve been filled by them for days  “When we treat the world as the face of God, it reveals itself as such.”

Adyashanti: also wonderful!

Linda Joy publishes an inspirational free online Magazine called ASPIRE.  Always brimming with lots of of good articles.

Amy Oscar offers support, spiritual direction and training for Soul Callers.  I haven’t participated in any of her programs, but really appreciate her writing.  She has some lovely ebooks and pdfs as well.



Janice Lynne Lundy has a beautiful blog called Awakened Living.  She is an author, educator,  interfaith spiritual counselor, and dear friend.  She offers  videos on meditation and a daily mailing called beads of wisdom.

Jodi Chapman is an awakened Soul who shares a beautiful inquiry into the soul and soulful living. 

Raising Loveliness :Awakening wonder. Nourishing souls. Cultivating compassion. Living wholeheartedly. Celebrating loveliness every day.



 Here is a link to Global Spirit, a series of inspiring videos hosted by Phil Cousinea.

Here is a link to a short film called The Butterfly Circus

“What this world needs is a little more wonder…”


National Geographic photographer, Dewitt Jones’ 20 minute film, Celebrate What’s Right With The World.  Inspiring.

A Good Day A video with Brother David Steindl-Rast, reminding us what a gift this day is.

Working with Oneness this link takes you to a page of reflections on Oneness.  This site has a lot of wonderful Sufi articles and even videos to view. This is a beautiful place to visit on the web.  Celebrating life and gratitude, and the work of Brother David Steindl-Rast.



Matt Harding Dancing…. So Joyful!