"When I discovered Walking on Water
years ago, my creative self underwent a sort of liberation. I had always sensed that there was a wonderful connection between spirituality and creativity, but Madeleine's insights about both of those worlds helped me claim with more confidence my own creative gifts. This is a wise and inspiring book that should be in every artist's library."
-Vinita Hampton Wright, author of Grace at Bender Springs
and Velma Still Cooks in Leeway
L'Engle touches the deepest parts of our psyche and heart with her artist's wand. She writes with an earthy rhythm that not only reveals the mysteries of our artistic natures, but also qualifies all along the way her inimitable wise-woman philosophies. L'Engle's writing is God's gift to a generation who needs to sit on a stump and lend an ear to what the right brain is saying to the left and to what the soul is saying to the heart. Walking on Water
guides the wandering artist back to the Savior and says 'There, you've come home again where you belong!'"
-Patricia Hickman, award-winning author of Katrina's Wings
"There are those who write about art-making as if they're detailing the techniques of a heart surgeon. Then there are those, like Madeleine L'Engle, who simply show you their heart. Like the words of Jesus to the fisherman brothers, the words of Madeleine are 'follow me' words. Through the pages of Walking on Water
hungry, thirsty folks have been following for two decades-quickly recognizing that the reason Madeleine is worth following is that she follows Jesus."
-Charlie Peacock-Ashworth, record producer and author of At the Crossroads: An Insider's Look at Contemporary Christian Music