Published by Andrusian Press
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About The Author
aria is not affiliated with any one religion or spiritual way. Her mission is to empower the heart.
There have always been women throughout history who have held the heart of a country as their own, women whose hearts responded to the sound of service to their country and to their world. They held and still hold the courage to step forward and affect the destiny of a country. These women carry within themselves the passion of divine inspiration and, naturally, always strive to better the lives of others, their environment and their world.
Born in Havana, Cuba, and having immigrated to the United States in 1960, Maria possesses a true and in-depth understanding of the power and unlimited potential of evolving and beginning again.
A University of Memphis education graduate and a professional musician and vocalist, Maria moved deeply into the study of music and launched a very successful musical career in 1984. It included experiencing music on the performance level and the educational level as well. She began her studies of the deeper aspects of music immersed in the wisdom of Stephen Halpern and the integration of the healing effects of music and sound. She developed her voice simultaneously with her ability to teach others how to create and bring out their own voice and soul through music.
She completed a nine year position with the world renowned Howard Hanger Jazz Fantasy and left her music career to focus entirely on developing her teachings. She spent many years in private practice, facilitating her own seminars and counseling on creativity. Her experience includes programs for gifted children in the public school system and creativity seminars for musicians at the university level. She has been a musical director for church programs, composer of music, and a producer of concerts. She has traveled nationally, performing and delivering seminars for more than twenty years.
Maria launched her first school focused on spiritual heart studies in North Carolina and became a full time spiritual growth teacher. She developed both her school and a personal national dream, The Foundation for the Evolution of America there until she re-located to Washington, D.C. to make this dream a reality. The foundation was kept alive for five years and held the mission to augment, empower and reinstate value for the heart as well as to teach Americans how to value the heart in themselves, in others and how to value the heart of the nation. As well as a respected speaker, Maria Lucia is the author of The Heart’s Unraveling and guidebook for her current school.
She has appeared on various television shows including CNN in Spanish, on internet self-improvement talk radio including “What if it really Works” hosted by Chuck and Karen Robison,has been featured in the Reader Views newsletter and was a featured author in The Paranormal Romance Guild’s web site. She had a launching of the revised version of Liberation at Changing Hands bookstore.
She presently resides In Phoenix, Arizona with her significant other, three cats and her greyhound. In addition to completing the launch of the Choose Love 2012 Campaign, she contributes to DéJonDé Magazine, is working full time on Book Two of the Andrusian Chronicles, speaking and teaching as time permits.
It is with love and courage that she has stepped forward as an American citizen to help expand the heart and divinity of the United States and the earth through her work.