Debra Engle is the bestselling author of The Only Little Prayer You Need: The Shortest Route to a Life of Joy, Abundance and Peace of Mind (Hampton Roads Publishing), featuring a foreword by His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, and an endorsement by Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.

Her most recent release, Let Your Spirit Guides Speak, was published in the U.S. by Hampton Roads and in Germany by Random House. She also authored Grace from the Garden: Changing the World One Garden at a Time (Rodale Publishing), which received a glowing review in Oprah magazine.

Engle’s writing was also included in The Art of Living: A Practical Guide to Being Alive, along with essays by Deepak Chopra, Mikhail Gorbachev, Sir Richard Branson and the Dalai Lama, among others.

In 2005, she founded her company, GoldenTree Communications, which offers writing and personal growth retreats, as well as mentoring for authors in writing and publishing. In addition, she writes a blog called “Everyday Miracles,” for, the world’s largest religion/spirituality site.

Engle is the co-founder of Tending Your Inner Garden®, an international program of personal growth for women that has been featured in TIME magazine and Woman’s Day online. She also holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Nonfiction from Goucher College in Baltimore.

Widely acclaimed for her warmth and unique ability to connect with her audience, she is a sought-after teacher, speaker and workshop leader.

Learn more at and follow her on Facebook and on Twitter @DebraEngle2.

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