Debra Weir, MA, DASD is the Associate Director for Spirituality and Lifelong Learning at Columbia Theological Seminary. She is a spiritual director, supervisor for spiritual directors, and retreat leader. Informing her sensibilities are her avocations in health and expressive arts and her deep roots in Asia where she and her family lived for ten years. She received degrees from the University of Kansas and the University of California at Berkeley. She holds the Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction from San Francisco Theological Seminary, completed Together in the Mystery Supervision Training for Spiritual Directors and co-led the training. Debra enjoys travel and pilgrimage, expansive spaces in the great out-doors, good food, cooking and simple gardening.