Submission Guidelines

Practicing Presence Submission Guidelines

General Submission Guidelines:

At The Abbey Blog, we are looking for original writing (poetry or prose) that shares authentic spiritual experiences, questions, and insights from both ancient and modern sources with a focus on contemplative practices. General Submissions should be at least 800 but no more than 1400 words, submitted in Word format, double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman or Arial/Helvetica font. Submissions must be the original creation of the author and not previously published. Send your submission and a cover letter/email to All unsolicited submissions are considered and you should receive a response within six weeks. 


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