The Rev. Patricia D. Brown, PhD is Executive Director of the Spiritworks Center in Pittsburgh, PA. In addition, as an ordained minster with the United Methodist Church, she ministers through Hope Made Real which cares for orphans in Rwanda, Africa. Her creative ministry can be found at www.spiritworks.org. She is the author of seven books for Abingdon Press, including Heart to Heart, Spirit Gifts, Learning to Lead from Your Spiritual Center, and 365 Affirmations for Hopeful Living. She is a keynote speaker, retreat and seminar leader and a professor/teacher.