Christine Valters Paintner
Christine Valters Paintner, PhD, REACE is the online Abbess for Abbey of the Arts, a virtual monastery and global community integrating contemplative practice and creative expression. She is the author of 16 books including Breath Prayer: An Ancient Practice for the Everyday Sacred and two collections of poetry. She lives with her husband on the wild west coast of Ireland, where she lives out her commitment as a Benedictine oblate and leads online retreats and prayer experiences. You can find more of her writing and poetry at AbbeyoftheArts.com.