Oriah Mountain Dreamer on Purpose


Oriah
, well-known as Oriah Mountain Dreamer, is a writer who has touched the hearts of many people around the world as the author of The Invitation, a prose poem that subsequently became the framework for the book entitled Opening The Invitation. Oriah has many published works before and since The Invitation enhanced her profile for readers.

Ontario-born and based now in Toronto, Oriah met with Lynn Thompson in June 2013 for a conversation. This 11 minute segment is a glimpse of their full 50 minute sharing of ideas and reflections.

In addition to distributing her newsletter, Oriah writes a weekly blog The Green Bough. At present her focus is on writing projects.

About Lynn Thompson

Lynn Thompson was raised in Ontario in Canada, living in Ottawa through her early school years.  After graduating from McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) with a B.A. (Philosophy) in 1978, she traveled west by train across Canada with several stops along the way. For many years, Lynn was based on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, growing as a writer, photographer, postal courier and radio host. In June 2012, Lynn followed the highway to her roots in Ottawa. Lynn is based in Aurora (north of Toronto) since 2018, happily involved in collaborative creative projects and editing for numerous writers.

Lynn launched into radio broadcasting in 2004 on CHLY in Nanaimo, BC (community campus station) as host and producer of talk show Living on Purpose. Since 2007, Living on Purpose is featured on WomensRadio, where Lynn offers listeners a nourishing blend of ideas and conversation with guestsauthors, musicians, healers, and philosopherswelcoming both new and established voices.