RUPP, Joyce. American, b. 1943. Genres: Inspirational/Motivational Literature. Career: Author, leader of spiritual retreats and conferences. Publications: Fresh Bread and Other Gifts of Spiritual Nourishment, 1985; Praying Our Goodbyes, 1988; The Star in My Heart: Experiencing Sophia, 1990; May I Have This Dance?, 1992; Little Pieces of Light: Darkness and Personal Growth, 1994; Dear Heart, Come Home: The Path of Midlife Spirituality, 1996; The Cup of Our Life: A Guide for Spiritual Growth, 1997; Your Sorrow Is My Sorrow: Hope and Strength in Times of Suffering, 1999; (with J. Hutchison) May I Walk You Home?: Courage and Comfort for Caregivers of the Very Ill (stories and prayers), 1999; Prayers to Sophia, 2000; Out of the Ordinary: Prayers, Poems, and Reflections for Every Season (includes CD), 2000; Inviting God In: Scriptural Reflections and Prayers Throughout the Year, 2001; The Cosmic Dance: An Invitation to Experience Our Oneness, 2002; Rest Your Dreams on a Little Twig (poems), 2003. CARENOTES SERIES (booklets): Walking With God Through Grief and Loss, 1989; Growing Through Failure, 1990; Believing in Your Own Inner Goodness, 1991; When a Loved One Has a Stroke, 1991; Recovering After a Mastectomy, 1991. OTHER BOOKLETS: Following Jesus, 1993; With All My Heart, 1995; I Place My Trust in You: Prayers in Times of Suffering, 2000. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o Author Mail, Ave Maria Press, PO Box 428, Notre Dame, IN 46556, U.S.A.