Bridging Leadership and Spirituality

Dr. Maria Church knows what it is like to lead a team. With over 25 years working for Fortune 500 companies, local governments, non-profits, and academia, she is intimately familiar with all the ups and downs of holding a senior leadership position in both the public and corporate worlds.   Today, as CEO of Dr. Maria Church International, includingGovernment and Corporate divisions as wellContinue reading “Bridging Leadership and Spirituality”

Love Salvation

– Marianne Williamson “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ~ Rumi “Blessed is the man who has suffered and found life.” ~ Gospel of Thomas This has been an extremely emotional two weeks for me andContinue reading “Love Salvation”

The Work was Worth It!

“Forgiveness isn’t just the absence of anger. I think it’s also the presence of self-love, when you actually begin to value yourself.” ~ Tara Westover “Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s about accepting all of yourself.” ~ Tyra Banks. When I have a shift in howContinue reading “The Work was Worth It!”

Empathy Lessons?

“A deep sense of love and belonging is an irreducible need of all people. We are biologically, cognitively, physically, spiritually wired to love, to be loved, and to belong. When those needs are not met, we don’t function as we were meant to. We break. We fall apart. We numb. We ache. We hurt others.Continue reading “Empathy Lessons?”

Creating is an Inner Journey

“Traveler, there is no path, the path must be forged as you walk.” -Poet Antonio Machado “The scariest moment is always just before you start.” -Stephen King “I write only when inspiration strikes. Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o’clock sharp.”-Somerset Maugham “A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is aContinue reading “Creating is an Inner Journey”