Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Mary Beth Phillips, Interview #115

Name: Mary Beth Phillips

Where you live: Walnut Creek, CA (and in my car)

What is your vocation or avocation: Therapist by training, Executive Director by profession, passionate about families and children, quality child care and disability rights.  I also create gardens.

Your two favorite books: The last one I’ve read.

Your two favorite songs: Any song one of my very talented songwriting children has written. Listen to the one on our website for a taste of something my daughter wrote and sings.

Why are you interested in spirituality:  I think Spirituality is a necessary part of being human.  I think we a wired to seek the Divine.

Your favorite quote: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”  Helen Keller and “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

Your favorite

Your Hero: my daughter, Elizabeth for her determination and spirit

A spiritual lesson you hope to learn:  Everyone has a job. When you know that you have been called to do your job, say yes and do it but don’t try to control it. That’s how the world gets to be better.

A place in the world of spiritual connection: Where family gathers.

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