Sheila Smith

Sheila wrote her first poem when she was a young teen trying to fulfill a need for love, acceptance, and for self worth. Most of her writing has been inspired by the Holy Spirit. Her publications include a high school newspaper, the Arizona Republic, a monthly article in The Filipino American Journal, and she has self-published.

She has been a pastor on Okinawa, a missionary in the Philippines, an addictions counselor, a president of a local chapter of an international womenís ministry. She and her husband, Paul have two adult children, nine grand children, and three great grandchildren. they moved to VA from AZ to be near to them.

Her desire in writing is to make a difference for Jesusí sake and reveal the heart of Father God. She tried self-publishing with little success. Now she is pursuing professional publishing. Her big dream is to be sold in Barnes and Noble one day. She is an avid reader.

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