Lynda Young Kaffie
Lynda Young Kaffie is an artist and spiritual director who focuses on contemplative practice and the intersection of art and spirituality. She completed a BFA in art history from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and has worked in the private business sector, in state government, and as a commercial real estate broker before returning to the art field full time in 1992.
She received a Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry with a focus on Spiritual Formation from the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas in 2006, and has taught as an Adjunct Professor in the Seminary’s Center for Christian Ministry and Vocation program. Pursuing her interest in Comparative Religions, she has also been trained in the mindfulness-based practices of the Hakomi Method and the Internal Family Systems model.
In her artwork, she focuses on the landscape from a contemplative/meditative perspective.