Joél Diehl is the founder and owner of Alpine Line Publishers LLC. He is currently a member of: International Association of Aspiring Authors; Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA); American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP); and International Freelance Photographers Organization (IFPO).
Joél studied at DeSales University, University of Phoenix, University of Colorado and University of Sedona. He is an ordained minister with the Universalist Church and a seven-time published author of spiritual and motivational literature. Joél holds a philosophical Doctorate of Divinity.
In the mid 1980’s, Joél made the decision to follow the teachings of the Buddha. He has devoted his life to the path of enlightenment and the pursuit of inner peace through meditation, kindness, the principles of Zen and the realization that the teachings of the Buddha and Jesus are beautifully tied together.
Joél is the Sensei of Enlightened Life Fellowship (a Zen Buddhist fellowship) and is a web talk radio host. He also performs seminars on Buddhism, spirituality, Christo-Buddhism, motivation and positivity, and enlightenment.