Thomas Moore is the author of the bestselling book Care of the Soul and twenty other books on deepening spirituality and cultivating soul in every aspect of life. He has been a monk, a musician, a university professor, and a psychotherapist. He has Ph. D. in religion from Syracuse University and has won several awards, including an honorary doctorate from Lesley University and the Humanitarian Award from Einstein Medical School. He also writes fiction and music and often works with his wife, artist and yoga instructor, Hari Kirin. He visits family and friends in Ireland frequently loves to explore ancient monasteries there. He writes regular columns for Patheos.com and has recently published his translation and commentary on the Gospels (the first two volumes are now out). In October his latest book, on aging, will be released: Ageless Soul: Living a Full Life with Joy and Purpose.