June Maffin was raised in Montreal and presently lives on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Her third book: “Soulistry — Artistry of the Soul: Creative Ways to Nurture your Spirituality” is available in both paperback and e-book format through this website, Amazon and Book Depository.
Nourished by a deep conviction that everyone is spiritual and has received the gift of creativity in some way, through a gentle and enthusiastic approach to each Soulistry workshop and blog posting, she is privileged to nurture others on their spiritual journey.
June Maffin has had a variety of careers: radio and television writer and on-camera personality; book author; provincial information officer; high school teacher; wife; mother; group facilitator; book and magazine editor; spiritual director; retreat leader; conference speaker.
After receiving her Master of Divinity in 1985, she was ordained in the Anglican Church of Canada and received her Doctorate in Pastoral Care with a focus on Ethics (euthanasia) in 1992. Extensive experience (in education, communications, media relations, and business) served her well in various roles within the Anglican Church of Canada (in rural, suburban, and urban parishes: Provincial Prolocutor; Executive Council Member of Diocesan, Provincial, and National levels of the Anglican Church of Canada); and as consultant (in women’s leadership, spirituality, circular leadership and Spirituality of Play) in Sri Lanka, Uganda and the Philippines.
Certified Group Facilitator and Conference Speaker in the areas of spirituality, circular leadership, total ministry, women’s ministry and spirituality of play, Dr. Maffin’s focus in her writings, speaking engagements and artistic endeavours it that of encouraging people in their spirituality regardless of formalized religious involvement through “Soulistry” and on encouraging people around people ethical issues and healthy eating.