Paula Huston wrote literary fiction for many years before turning to spiritual writing. Her books include The Holy Way: Practices for a Simple Life, and By Way of Grace: Moving From Faithfulness to Holiness. She was also co-editor and contributing essayist for the collection Signatures of Grace: Catholic Writers on the Sacraments. Her essays and articles have appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including America, Image, The Christian Century, and Geez. A former university literature teacher, she is a wife, mother, grandmother, and Camaldolese Benedictine oblate.