Dr. Michael Hegeman holds a Ph.D. in Homiletics (Preaching) and New Testament Studies from Princeton Theological Seminary. He is a professor of Spiritual Studies at the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in Tempe, AZ. Michael is also a composer and a “mystic”: seeing the Divine in all of life. Michael has lived and taught in northwest China, the South Pacific, and in the Middle East. He is a Reiki Master Teacher and has been deeply involved in spiritual retreats (with music, dance, and prayer) for the last thirty years. He volunteers his time tutoring high school and elementary school children in reading skills. He loves gardening and communing with the Divine through nature.