Margaret is a noted retreat leader and lecturer. She is the author of
several books, including Holy Listening: The Art of Spiritual Direction,
Toward Holy Ground: Spiritual Directions for the Second Half of Life,
and The Practice of Prayer. Margaret is also author of At Home in the
World: A Rule for the Rest of Us which is being used by Companion
Candidates in The Community of Reconciliation to assist in writing their
Rule of Life.
Margaret holds the A.B. and M.A. from the University of Kansas, a
Ph.D. from Radcliffe College and an M.Div. from General Theological
Seminary. Margaret is Professor Emerita of Ascetical Theology at General
Theological Seminary where she served for many years as director of the
Center for Christian Spirituality.