Every now and then we all need to pause and take time for renewal. The Sanctuary is a intended to serve you as an oasis… a place where you can watch a video or listen to an audio interview or meditation to inspire your creativity and uplift your spirit.

In the months ahead, Sacred Life-Arts will be adding monthly interviews with creative and innovative women and creating meditative and contemplative videos and podcasts. Beauty, peace, inspiration, and tranquility are the focus.

Women of Wisdom Interview Series:

The following is an ongoing series of interviews hosted by Dana with a variety of women artists, visionaries, writers and sacred life-artisans.
Listen and prepare to be spiritually and creatively inspired.


Elizabeth Murray, author of Living Life in Full Bloom, gardener, artist, and photographer.


Mary Montanye, author of Above Tree Line, and writing coach.


Lacy Clark Ellman, pilgrim, and founder and curator of


Trish Bruxvoort-Colligan, story midwife, songwriter and singer, and spiritual director.


Ronna Detrick Conversations on God and Women…Finally.


Christine Valters Paintner, online abbess of Abbey of the Arts:


Christina Baldwin is one of the founding voices that called the modern renaissance in personal writing.


Jennifer Louden is an inspirational author and retreat facilitator.


Weaver, fiber sculptor, and life coach Susan Barrett Merrill is the founder of Weaving a Life:


Heather Mendel is an artist and author of Dancing in the Footsteps of Eve:


Kay Adams is the Founder and Director of The Center for Journal Therapy and author of six books on journal writing:


Mati Vargas-Gibson teaches 5Rhythms, a moving meditation practice created by Gabrielle Roth:


June Maffin, creative spirituality artist and author of Soulistry:


Barley Vogel, artist and director of Studio Arts Dallas:


Lesley Riley, artist, artist’s coach and founder of Artist Success:


Pulitzer Prize Winner, Karen Blessen, founder of 29pieces and program manager for MasterPEACE:


Christine Valters Paintner, founder of Abbey of the Arts:


Kate Eaton, founder of Mishkhah:


Dana Reynolds is interviewed by Ruth Folit, Founder of International Association of Journal Writers (IAJW), April 2011:


Video Meditation Reflections for a Pilgrim, created by Sibyl Dana Reynolds, Music: Tsintsqaro by Kavkasia