Pamela Metz lives in Denver, Colorado, where she served as Associate Professor Emeritus at the University of Denver, as well as the associate dean of academic and student affairs for the Graduate School of Social Work. She holds degrees in education and social work from the Illinois State University, the University of Denver, and the University of Colorado. A teacher of a vast array of subjects, her 30 year career spans university settings, public and private schools, and the innovative University Without Walls. She has worked as an elementary teacher, hospice social worker, and educational administrator. On all of these paths, the wisdom of the Tao has been her guide: letting go, following natural cycles, and trusting the processes.