Tag Archives: Kristen E. Vincent

Holy Listening with the Whole Self

Friends! We have a guest with us today! My friend and fellow Upper Room author, Whitney Simpson, recently released her new book, Holy Listening with Breath, Body, and the Spirit. It is a gorgeous book with a 40-day plan for meditations that range from yoga to breath prayer to aromatherapy to prayer beads. Given my… Continue Reading

It’s Here! The Book I Was Born to Write.

Y’all. It’s here. Today is the official release of my newest book Beads of Healing: Prayer, Trauma, and Spiritual Wholeness. Oh my goodness. I just can’t stand it, I’m so excited. The cover is SO gorgeous. That’s one reason I love it. And it’s another book about prayer beads. That’s even more reason to love… Continue Reading

July’s First Monday Giveaway (on the Second Monday!)

It’s time for our second First Monday Giveaway! Only, when you’ve just moved and you’re still trying to figure out which boxes hold the basics such as shampoo, paper towels, and dark chocolate (just kidding – that was lovingly carried in my car so as to prevent unnecessary melting), the First Monday Giveaway quickly becomes… Continue Reading

Are You a Trauma Survivor? Help Me Write My Next Book!

As I’ve shared in the past, I am a trauma survivor. Although I spent years in therapy trying to deal with the emotional scars, I kept hitting a wall – a point where I just couldn’t go any further in my healing. For many years this was a source of great frustration for me. But… Continue Reading

Prayerworks Studio Update: New Website, New Video, and More!

The good news is this: there is no grass growing under our feet in the Studio! These past few months have been about big developments and exciting plans. Here’s the lowdown: New Website Our brand new website is www.prayerworksstudio.com and we are so excited to share it with you! It has more information and photos,… Continue Reading

My New Book SIX YEARS in the Making!

Y’all! I have a new book out! I know this comes as a surprise to most of you. I haven’t talked about it recently so you didn’t know to expect it. And that’s primarily because I didn’t know exactly when it was going to be available. You see, it’s taken six years to get this… Continue Reading

Graceful, Grace-full Tattoos

Yesterday, my friend and fellow author, J. Dana Trent, posted an article on Patheos titled, “Marked by Faith: The Spirituality of Tattoos.” The article was inspired by an experience she and I had last summer when we attended the Wild Goose Festival in Hot Springs, NC. We were there to lead a workshop (her), sell… Continue Reading

Not January! Our New Book is Available NOW!

As if yesterday’s news wasn’t enough, we have even more good book news today! Our new book – Another Bead, Another Prayer: Devotions for Use with Protestant Prayer Beads – is available NOW! Here is the funny story about how Max and I found this out: Last Monday we received our copy of the new… Continue Reading

A Bead and A Prayer Wins Second Book Award

Wow, y’all! We just learned that my first book, A Bead and a Prayer: A Beginner’s Guide to Protestant Prayer Beads, has won a 2014 Best Book Award. It was named a finalist in the Religion: Christianity category. What’s really fun is that 3 of the 6 finalists for this category were published by Upper Room… Continue Reading

An Update on Book #2 From My Husband (and Coauthor)

We have less than two weeks until book #2 – Another Bead, Another Prayer: Devotions to Use with Protestant Prayer Beads – goes to print. According to Upper Room Books, it will be available January 2015. Max (my husband and coauthor) and I are so excited to share this book with you! Max is the author… Continue Reading