• Dawn Peck

    • Dawn is a graduate of Shalem's Transforming Community: Leading Contemplative Prayer Groups and Retreats program.  She has also co-led Shalem's Personal Spiritual Deepening Program and has assisted with the Group Spiritual Direction workshop.  She is one of the co-founders of the Kindred Project, primarily United Methodist gatherings of Contemplative Prayer Groups across Virginia.  Dawn serves on the Shalem Board of Directors and on the Board of Ordained Ministry for the United Methodist Church in Virginia.  She is a retired Developmental Pediatrician, mother of 4 adult children, and grandmother of 6.  Dawn loves hiking in wilderness areas and being with children.

Tending the Garden That is our Life

Just supposing God wrote a letter, a real letter, to us at birth? I imagine it as something like this: My dear little one, you are coming into being. You are beginning to perceive things. This body that is now yours is wondrous. I feel such joy in anticipation of the journey that is to […]