Beverly Shepard in Friends Journal

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Dazzled and Grateful

A poet shares how prayer connects her with God and nature.

Beverly Shepard is a member of Hamilton (Ont.) Meeting. She is a trained biologist but is also a writer and a musician, published and performed in both of these areas. She is known at the Friends General Conference Gathering for a very popular workshop in sacred chanting which she has given for eight years. She has been writing poetry for over 60 years. Mother of four grown children and now retired, she dwells in the woods with her husband, Robbie, and lives each day with profound gratitude for the beauty of her surroundings.

Posted in: November 2012: Quaker Books, Writing, and Poetry
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