About me: I am a degreed counselor: certified in Family Matters, Women’s issues, and Sexual Addictions. I have a heart for the broken and a bused. If you are suffering from an online relationship breakdown, I’m a great listener. I have worked with ladies released from prison and substance abuse for 5 years.
My motto, restore the castaway, repair the broken, and give someone a soft place to land when their world is crashing around them. If you could use my services, send me a note and I’ll reply in 24 hours or less.
I faciliate a study group called, “Transformations” for Ohio women released from prison in the Hamilton County region for 6 years, had served 4 years as an online mentor for www.settingcaptivesfree.com. Currently, I am also is a peer support counseling volunteer with the Eve’s Center, a women’s counseling ministry. I am founder of Genesthai Inc.
Also, I am a member of The International Association of Biblical Counselors in USA.
Recently, ordained as a licenced pastor. My first published books is, “Transforming Clay into Vessels of Honor”, Xulon Press, May 2006. I’m also published in minor works and anthologies.
Second Life Persona
In SL, I am a teacher, facilitator, counselor and pastor, journalist for ICON and the Christian Ezine Magazines. My profile has a listing of my workshop, small group meeting schedule.
Recently, I’ve joined the MetaVerse Broadcasting Company as a producer to bring the stories of the spiritual communities within SL to live-tv.
Currently on staff with Jesus House as associate pastor and with Overcomers Church Worldwide in SL as a counselor and associate pastor.
Finally, as CEO and Founder of Unity Productions, I’ve added producting, directing and choreography to my long list; bringing biblical stories to the virtual stage in SL. We’ve completed the first production of “Come Away My Beloved – a musical adaptation inspired by the Song of Solomon. It premiered July 31, 2010 5 PM SLT. We, Unity (cast and crew) have decided to share our donation gifts with The Heifer International Foundation.
I do not charge a fee, but donations are deeply appreciated.
Abound by His Grace,
~ Pet Karu ~
_/\_ Maria Rice