Book Talk: ‘Weathering the Storm’ with the Rev. Dr. Tracy Mehr-Muska ’17 | Hartford Seminary

Book Talk: ‘Weathering the Storm’ with the Rev. Dr. Tracy Mehr-Muska ’17

The Rev. Dr. Tracy Mehr-Muska

Please join us to celebrate the publication of the Rev. Dr. Tracy Mehr-Muska’s book, Weathering the Storm: Simple Strategies for Being Peaceful and Prepared.

This book emerged from the Rev. Dr. Mehr-Muska’s doctoral research in Hartford Seminary’s Doctor of Ministry program, from which she graduated in 2017.

According to the book summary: “This book offers simple and proven strategies to develop resilience that will be of enormous benefit to anyone who is yearning to feel more peaceful and prepared. … Weathering the Storm also poses insightful questions for reflection and offers concrete strategies for implementation that can be used individually or in group contexts such as faith communities, families, and therapeutic relationships. Just as we practice fire drills before a fire happens, this book will help us be better equipped for the eventual storms of life so we can live with greater peace and preparedness.”

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About the Author

The Rev. Tracy Mehr-Muska, DMin, is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA).  She is a Board Certified Chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains and has served as an interfaith chaplain in a psychiatric hospital, men’s prison, trauma hospital, and hospice.

She currently serves as a University Chaplain at Wesleyan University, where she provides one-on-one spiritual and emotional support to students of any or no faith background and develops programs and events to help students grow spiritually, emotionally, and psychosocially.  As part of her doctoral research at Hartford Seminary, Rev. Mehr-Muska developed a curriculum for building resilience designed for interfaith audiences and currently leads interfaith retreats and workshops.

Before entering Princeton Theological Seminary to pursue her call to ministry, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine and Environmental Sciences, served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, and worked as a marine scientist in the private sector.  In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, sewing, jogging, and spending time with her husband and two children.

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