Joyce Rupp, OSM and Susan Loretta, MA
Joyce Rupp, OSM, describes herself as a “spiritual midwife,” one who assists others in birthing their true self. She is a member of the Servants of Mary order, the author of twenty-one books, and gives conferences and retreats both nationally and internationally. She is also a spiritual director, the co-director of The Institute of Compassionate Presence, and has been a volunteer for Hospice for fourteen years. She lives in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
Susan Loretta, MA, is a spiritual director and coordinator of the Center for Wholistic Spirituality at Saint Thomas University, Florida, USA.