Priscilla Warner

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Priscilla Warner grew up in Providence, Rhode Island, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, and spent many years in Boston and New York as an advertising art director, shooting ads for everything from English muffins to diamond earrings. Priscilla co-authored The New York Times bestselling memoir The Faith Club, then toured the country for three years, hyperventilating her way through an extended book tour. Finally, in the skies over Oklahoma, she vowed to find her inner monk, and began meditating her way from panic to peace.

Photograph by Jim Warner

Books by this Author

Learning to Breathe
The Faith Club


Author Voices

November 17, 2008

I am passionate about the people I love.


My father died when he was 60, and I'm approaching that benchmark. It's not a bad thing to realize that I might have a short time left on the planet. It's a blessing to have discovered Martin Buber's quote: "When two people relate to each other authentically and humanly, God is the electricity that surges between them."


These days, I am constantly looking for new sources of energy while being kept alive by the electricity provided by my many friends, including those who I have treasured for more than forty years, my husband who has made me laugh out loud thousands of... see more