Margaret Silf calls herself “an ecumenical lay Christian who is committed to working across and beyond the denominational divides.” Her own faith journey has been shaped by Ignatian spirituality, which has helped her to find real, living connections with the Gospel of Christ as a power for transformation in present times. She is the author of several best-selling books on the spiritual journey for the twenty-first-century Christian and is a regular columnist for America magazine. She lives in the United Kingdom.