Praise for Pathways: Tales for the Spiritual Seeker

“The stories captivated me. The questions and reflections took me in, inviting me to go deep. Perfect for anyone, any place along this spiritual journey we call life.”
— Susan L. Reid, M.S., D.M.A., small business start-up consultant,; Penn Laird, Virginia


“In a very concrete way, Jan has put together a number of stories that bring us to the heart of our inner world. She gives us the opportunity to uncover realities of our deepest self in the context of private joy and personal happiness. May your journey with this master teacher bring you to valuable and enlightening places.”
— Michael A Ketterhagen, Ph.D., associate professor of Theology, Marian College; spiritual director of the Fond du Lac Center for Spirituality and Healing; Wisconsin


“Jan’s creative short stories are followed by thoughtful and heartfelt questions which help put focus on those nagging questions of ‘Who am I?’ ‘What am I here for?’ and ‘How can I get there?’ If these have ever been your questions, read on and enjoy.”
— Anita Meyer, retired social worker; Wisconsin


“Pathways: Tales for the Spiritual Seeker is like a cool, refreshing drink of water on a sweltering day. These tales will slow you down, nourish your spirit, and bring you a lovely sense of calm. You’ll turn to this book many times. Enjoy each word and quiet joy.”
— Lynne Klippel, author, publisher, and host of; Missouri


“Each of these tales evokes an emotional reaction that leads me to further investigation and understanding of myself. The rich details form a clear visual in my mind that I can return to in an instant, whenever I need to. There’s a story here for every situation, and I find it soothing to focus on the parts of each one that are relevant to the events in my life.”
— Dana Weekley, writer, blogger, entrepreneur, mother; New Jersey


“The stories are charming and will be very useful in group work or for retreats. I think that young teens would especially benefit and grow from the discussion of these tales. Puta makes complex spiritual concepts accessible to all!”
— Susan Ciesla, former executive director, Fond du Lac Center for Spirituality & Healing; Wisconsin


“These short tales of wisdom took me on a path of recognition to the places where my soul’s journey has been and places within that have yet to be explored. Truly an affirmation for me that I am not alone, that I am connected to a source of oneness and spiritual wisdom.”
— AnnaMaria Casper, Reiki Master/teacher; Wisconsin