Sally Taylor is a contemplative guide and practitioner within the Tibetan Buddhist Gelugpa tradition. She lives in Northern Ireland, where she hosts Hermitage Cottage, and all that emerges from it as a spiritual retreat and contemplative experience. Programmes that reach across faith traditions and speak from the heart, the core of all spiritual traditions, are offered on a regular basis. Her background and training is in religious and political studies, in horticulture. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, USA, she has lived and worked in Northern Ireland for over thirty years, where she is an active member of the Northern Ireland Interfaith Forum. Sally is a 'Guardian of Gratefulness' with ANG*L (A Network of Grateful Living) and serves on the Spiritual Directors International Coordinating Council.