St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Nurturing The Garden of Joy: Provocative
Essays on Relationships
2005, 100 pages
The book is a collection of short essays that informs and
inspires its readers on getting the best from their
"A real strength of this book is its directness, brevity and
— Dr. Tom Kitts, Chair, English Department, College of Professional
Studies, St. John's University, NY
"Each essay addresses a different life demanding skill in a very
practical, sensible and insightful way. The author has captured
what is needed in these areas."
— Herma Perkins, Director, Myrtle Ferguson Center for Girls, VA
"While many of Spence's essays speak directly to women, she has
not neglected speaking to men."
— WhereItzAt Magazine