Rev. Maggie Oman Shannon, MA, is an ordained Unity minister, workshop and retreat facilitator, artist, and author of eight previous books: Prayers for Healing; The Way We Pray: Prayer Practices from Around the World; A String and a Prayer: How to Make and Use Prayer Beads (co-author); One God, Shared Hope; Prayers for Hope and Comfort; Crafting Calm: Projects and Practices for Creativity and Contemplation; Crafting Gratitude: Creating and Celebrating Our Blessings with Hands and Heart; and Crafting Love: Sharing Our Hearts through the Work of Our Hands.
Oman Shannon is the senior minister of Unity Spiritual Center of San Francisco, and has served as its spiritual leader since 2010. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and teenage daughter. You can learn more about her at www.maggieomanshannon.com.