Amy Lyles Wilson, M.A., M.T.S.

“It’s the sharing of our stories that saves us. And it starts with holy listening.”

I’m a writer who cares about the hard stories. Through my work as a story coach and spiritual director, I help people claim their voices, all the while honoring the relationship between creativity and spirituality.

Amy Lyles Wilson, M.A., M.T.S.


{Coaching & Consultation | Retreats | Workshops}

Writing, etc.

Writing, editing, coaching, and manuscript development for folks with stories to tell.


SoulCollage® is an intuitive process that invites you to engage with images in order to deepen your self-awareness. One-on-one sessions and small groups.

Spiritual Direction

Spiritual direction provides a sacred container for you to flesh out your relationship with the Divine.

Blog: Life, Death, and the Writing In-between

  • Food as Memory: Meals That Sustain Me
    Oftentimes, food is about more than nutrition. It can be about holidays, like the Thanksgiving my middle sister, Ginny, volunteered to make the dressing. Why she did so is a question I don’t think will ever be answered satisfactorily.
  • Learning to Wait: Walking the Dog as Contemplative Practice
    Norval takes a rest. This is pretty much how our outings go. I move, Norval doesn’t. If he’s not sniffing, relieving himself, eating sticks, or barking at Gus the Goldendoodle, he’s most likely defying me. He knows he gets rewarded … Read more
  • My Husband Has Cancer: Does It Matter What Kind?
    In the waiting room. When I tell people my husband has been receiving treatment for cancer, many ask—almost reflexively—“What kind?” After thoughtful consideration, much of it conducted in waiting rooms, doctors’ offices, and pharmacy lines, I’ve … Read more