Cameron Bellm is a Seattle-based spiritual writer. After completing her Ph.D. in Russian literature at the University of California, Berkeley, she traded the academic life for the contemplative life, informed by Ignatian spirituality and Catholic social teaching. She is the author of A Consoling Embrace: Prayers for a Time of Pandemic (Twenty-Third Publications, 2020). She and her husband have two young sons. Find more of her writing at cameronbellm.com.