Shanti Louise Grafström was born in Uppsala but lived most of her life in the US and returned to her native Sweden to get her Masters in Religions in Peace and Conflict. Her favorite pastimes include cooking, knitting, writing, walking her dog Peachy, collecting palindromes, and standing up for peace, earth justice and human rights. She has spent most of her life studying various religions. She now spends most of her days studying various sociopolitical issues. Her true passion is socially engaged spirituality. She believes that the true revolutionary act is being LOVE.