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As I Lay Pondering
As I Lay Pondering

As I Lay Pondering

Daily Invitations to Live a Transformed Life


534 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $19.95 (CA $25.95) (US $19.95)

Publication Date: December 2019

ISBN 9781608082162

Rights: WOR

Boutique of Quality Books (Dec 2019)
WriteLife Publishing

Price: $19.95


Inspired and timeless, As I Lay Pondering delivers 365 intimate, relatable stories and practical activities to nourish your heart and enrich your days

Psychotherapist, healer, and artist of being alive, Kayce Stevens Hughlett, offers readers the personal gift of transformation in this devotional daybook. Like Mark Nepo's classic Book of Awakening, Hughlett invites individuals to enliven their lives day-by-day through 365 practical reflections and prayers of inspiration, purpose, freedom, and joy. Infused with teachings from historical and current wisdom figures like Carl Jung, Martha Beck, Buddha, Jesus, Lao Tzu, Thomas Merton, Sue Monk Kidd, Anne Lamott, and others, As I Lay Pondering feels like sitting down for conversation with a close friend. Filled with soul, it will meet you where you are whether looking for a recharge or grasping for a lifeline. It is a book you can turn to anytime and read cover to cover, randomly, or one entry at a time. Filled with inspiration, short stories, and simple activities to deepen the pathway to presence, this book is the ideal companion for any personal journey.


"Like Mark Nepo and Rachel Naomi Remen, Kayce invites us to learn with her day-by-day as she creates a handmade life. Her stories enlighten while her prompts tickle the heart's ear to listen with more clarity and self-kindness. A beautiful way to spend a few minutes each day." - Jennifer Louden, best-selling author and world-renowned teacher "These daily meditations are a treasure, full of wisdom and creative invitations for your own pondering. Immerse yourself in a year of grace through this book." Christine Valters Painter, PhD, best-selling author of thirteen books, including "The Artist's Rule: Nurturing Your Creative Soul with Monastic Wisdom" "Hughlett finds her voice in the most unexpected places---amidst the grief of life's challenges, in spaces of letting go, in strengthening through presence." - Pixie Lighthorse, author of the bestselling book "Prayers of Honoring Voice" and the 2018 release of "Prayers of Honoring Grief"  "Blue" transcends genres with its complexity of story and psychological suspense. It would not be a surprise if it appears on Oprah's Book Club list. A Poignant, inspiring tale of three women, emotionally damaged by the events of their lives, who ultimately find their way back to each other. - Chanticleer Book Review

Author Biography

Kayce Stevens Hughlett is a healer, author, and artist of being alive. She transitioned from working as an accountant to her current roles when life's harsh circumstances sent her searching for answers and solace on a less linear path. Her official titles include Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Spiritual Director, SoulCollage Facilitator, Certified Martha Beck Life Coach, and co-creator of SoulStrolling, a movement for mindfulness in motion, at home or abroad. Learn more at