Mary Ann Ruth - Certified Spiritual Counselor, Facilitator, and Minister

Spiritual Life Coaching, Direction, and Companionship

Are You Nurturing Your Spirit?
Are You Mindful of Your "Being" as well as your "Doing"?
Are You Honoring the Soulful, Eternal You?

Spiritual coaching helps you address spiritual issues along with those of body, mind, and heart. "Transformational" or "whole person coaching" are other names used to describe this process. It has also been called "spiritual direction."

I infuse the life/career coaching process I've practiced for decades with a focus on your spiritual development. My role is that of a trained helper, though, not someone who tells you what to do. I offer spiritual "companionship" for you on your life journey as you explore how God touches your life and calls you to be yourself more fully. You are the decision-maker and actor; I serve as a catalyst.

By participating in Spiritual Coaching you'll learn how to:

  • Join with the loving Presence within you, tap your highest wisdom
  • Receive guidance from the Source of All-That-Is
  • Extend love to all your thoughts and more easily navigate bumps in the road
  • Clarify your goals and intentions and plan to take inspired action

You can receive the same benefits reported by other clients:

  • greater self-acceptance and more abiding self-love
  • increased capacity for loving and forgiving others
  • enhanced confidence in making decisions and taking action
  • more joy, peace, and courage to grow—even in "adverse" conditions
  • less pain, shame, distress, worry, or anxiety
  • deeper connection with God and your true Self
  • greater clarity about your spiritual direction
  • more reliable and affirming guidance for your daily life
  • practical, inspired action steps for living a more abundant and happier life

Spiritual coaching is not a substitute for necessary medical treatment or therapy. However, science has now been able to report the physical, mental, health, and emotional benefits of prayer, meditation, stress reduction, counseling, and encouragement from your chosen support system, including trained helpers.

Coaching sessions are available worldwide via telephone, Skype, or teleconference. Face-to-face sessions are available near Annapolis, Maryland, near the Baltimore-Washington, DC corridor; in Reston, Virginia, or in other locations by special arrangement.

Call 410-451-4448 or email to request a free half-hour coaching consultation.

If we think there is a good fit between us, you can sign up for spiritual coaching. Coaching services are available in a minimum of four-week programs to ensure you have the opportunity to plan action, take action, and see results.

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