Join us to help Christine celebrate the publication of her newest book Breath Prayer: An Ancient Practice for the Everyday Sacred. Christine will explore the roots of breath prayer and introduce us to it through guided practice. Simon de Voil will be offering his gift of song. Jamie Marich will offer a short movement practice connected to breath. Those who join live will be entered for a chance to win a signed copy of the book and a seat in the Advent companion retreat.
This event will be recorded and available for viewing on our website following the live offering.
Your Guides for the Journey
Christine Valters Paintner, PhD, REACE
Christine is the director of AbbeyoftheArts.com, a virtual monastery exploring contemplative practice, creative expression, and ways to nourish an earth-cherishing consciousness. She is a spiritual director, teacher, pilgrimage guide, and author of nine books on spirituality and the arts. Her deepest belief is that the earth is the original monastery–a wisdom guide and mentor in living a soulful and vibrant life.
Visit the “About Christine” page for more information.
Simon de Voil
Reverend Simon Ruth de Voil is an interfaith-interspiritual minister, sacred musician, spiritual counsellor, and chaplain.
His sacred work—both musical and interpersonal—explores themes of the inner landscape of the soul, the enchantment of the natural world, and the healing power of spiritual practice. As a chaplain and counsellor, Simon helps individuals and groups connect sacred presence with everyday life. Simon is also a transgender activist and a luthier in training.