Esther de Waal

is an Anglican lay woman living on the borders of England and Wales, where she grew up. She writes, travels and gives retreats. Her great interest is in monastic spirituality, which began when she wrote Seeking God, The way of St. Benedict. Her real loves however are her garden and her increasing number of grandchildren.


Woven Together in Love (an excerpt)


To live fully and creatively with other people is about as fundamental a human need as life itself. It is something we all struggle with right from the very beginning, when family life first makes its demands on us as small children having to relate to parents, to brothers and sisters, to an older generation. As time goes on, the number of... Keep Reading

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