Terrie Mourningdove MA, is a former Catholic Nun who has worked as a Teacher, Art Therapist and Architectural Illustrator. She has authored and illustrated two children’s books under the pen name of Terrie Tomko: “The Wonderful Story of God’s Creation” and “The Book of Angels”. Currently she is living in Western Pennsylvania and working as a free-lance artist and writer. Terrie has more than 50 years of experience in the study and practice of meditation. In recent years she has focused her attention on a mindfulness practice from the Tibetan tradition learned through the teachers of Shambhala Training.