Barbara Cawthorne Crafton+
Barbara Cawthorne Crafton is an Episcopal priest and author. She heads The Geranium Farm, an institute for the promotion of spiritual growth. The Farm publishes her Almost-Daily eMo, a meditation read online by tens of thousands worldwide. She has served a number of churches, including historic Trinity Church, Wall Street, St. James, the American church in Florence, Italy, St. John's-in-the-Village in Greenwich Village, and St. Clement's in Manhattan's theatre district. She was a maritime chaplain on the New York waterfront, and served as a chaplain at Ground Zero after the attack on the World Trade Center. A spiritual director and author of many books, Crafton leads retreats and teaches throughout the United States and abroad. She makes her home with her husband, Richard Quaintance, an English professor, in Metuchen, New Jersey.