Gabriel is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity through Chicago Theological Seminary, with a major in Interreligious Studies. He has invested many years in passionate study of numerous world religious and mystical traditions with particular emphasis in study and practice of Vajrayana Buddhism. Gabriel works as a community support case manager in an integrative model of adult behavioral health, and he loves reading, gardening, cooking, family, nature, God, basketball, and waffles. He has a B.A. in Sustainability from Goddard College and lives in Vermont with his wife Nikki, baby Miriam, and dog Penny.