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Love & Salt

Love & Salt

A Spiritual Friendship Shared in Letters

by Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith

Told through the timeless medium of letters, Love & Salt is at its core the emotional struggle of how one spiritual friendship is formed and tested in tragedy, tempered and proven in hope.

About Love & Salt

About Love & Salt

Love & Salt reads like a memoir in real time, revealing deeply personal and profound accounts of conversion, motherhood, and crushing tragedy. Read more about the new book and authors here. 

Read a Book Excerpt

Read a Book Excerpt

Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith

"We press God out in the pages of our letters, ironing and ironing, like two old-fashioned women. We mail him back and forth, and pile him up, like a basket of linen." 

Inspiration for Love & Salt

Inspiration for Love & Salt

View a collection of enclosures and artifacts from the author's correspondence: the art, music and literature that inspired them as they wrote.

A Q&A with Amy & Jessica

A Q&A with Amy & Jessica

"Our letters offered a way of talking - almost like whispering in the dark - that kept our intimacy fresh, even when the going got rough." Amy and Jessica talk about their letters, their friendship, and the big decision to share it all in a book.

Amy & Jessica Read Their Letters

Listen in as the Love & Salt authors read their letters aloud.

Book Club Roundtable

Seeking God With Mind and Heart

Seeking God With Mind and Heart

Ellen Painter Dollar

Here is a testimony to what the life of faith is really like. It is messy. It is lovely. It is heartbreaking. It is joyful. It is paradox. It is true.

Doug Pagitt Radio Interviews Love & Salt Authors

Doug Pagitt Radio Interviews Love & Salt Authors

Doug Pagitt

Popular blogger and radio host Doug Pagitt interviews the Love & Salt authors on his radio show, Religious Radio That's Not Quite Right.

Luxurious Letters

Luxurious Letters

Elizabeth Duffy

Love & Salt is a spiritual memoir times two, and a timely reminder of what treasures may come when you give yourself time to sit in silence, pen and paper in hand.

Intimate Missive about God and Doubt

Intimate Missive about God and Doubt

Karen Spears Zacharias

Writing, for me, is a form of praying. Imagine my delight, then, in discovering Love & Salt. Intimate missives about God and doubt. Imploring questions about the mysteries of life and the certainty of death.

Love and Salt and the Adventure of Friendship

Love and Salt and the Adventure of Friendship

Bruce Epperly

Spiritual friendship is neither narcissistic nor exclusive. In fact, it expands the spiritual stature of each member to bring healing and joy to the world. 

A Book That Won My Heart

A Book That Won My Heart

Sarah Reinhard

This book reads like real life. It's truly a cocktail of love and salt, roses and thorns, sugar and spice.



Private Letters Made Public

Private Letters Made Public

Frank Viola

I found this book engaging. The prose is raw and intimate, sometimes poetic even. 

Luxurious Letters

Luxurious Letters

Elizabeth Duffy

Love & Salt is a spiritual memoir times two, and a timely reminder of what treasures may come when you give yourself time to sit in silence, pen and paper in hand.

Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith on Spiritual Friendship

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