I was lucky to have had a magical childhood. I was born in Dearborn, Michigan, where my father worked for the Ford Motor company. He had immigrated alone from Greece in 1909 when he was fifteen, and it wasn’t until forty-two years later that he returned to the “old country” and married my mother. We had no relatives here. Being aware that my parents were of a different culture and a generation older than my friends’ parents, allowed me to accept their eccentricities and foster my independence. When I was seven, my father retired and we moved to Greece, where instantly I had a boisterous extended family. However, Greece’s geographic vulnerability to Russia during the Cuban missile crisis scared him into moving us back to the States. We ended up in Portland, Oregon, where my father bought a house near the Greek Orthodox church which, aside from her family, became the center of my mother’s life. She had indoctrinated me from birth that little baby Jesus and the little Virgin Mary were my friends whom I could ask for anything I wanted.

It wasn’t until I was nineteen that I began paying attention to coincidences, many of which resulted in my receiving exactly what I needed at just the right time. I found that the more my awareness was elevated, the sharper my intuition became, and the more I trusted it for guidance. This cultivated inner voice has enabled me to recognize coincidences as divine communication and to encounter miracles.

My experiences have made it clear to me that Divine Intelligence wants us to be happy and find our true purpose. Knowing what’s best for us better than we do, this Higher Power communicates with us in many clever ways, including putting coincidences in our path to nudge us. Unfortunately, we were given free will and we use it to resist these messages. By taking action, we become co-creators in manifesting and fulfilling our needs. The only requirement is keeping our mind just a little bit open.

To focus on my career, I had decided not to get married or have children. The last thing I wanted to do was to write a book. The Universe, however, had other plans. Thank God I listened to those nudgings! I had resisted marriage until I was forty-five when I married Frank. Fr. Stephen, an Albanian Orthodox priest, who had launched shelters for homeless teens in NJ, introduce me to a beautiful teenage girl from Turkey who was living in one of the shelters. Frank and I adopted her, and Mother’s Day became my favorite holiday.

And I’ve written two books! The Divine Language of Coincidence—How Miracles Transformed My Life After I Began Paying Attention is a memoir that chronicles my spiritual journey and the miracles I have experienced. Too numerous to cram into one book, I plucked out the miracles related to death, which I’ve incorporated in my second book, Consciousness Beyond Death—True Stories of Signs, Messages, and Timing.

Marriage, motherhood, and writing did not interrupt my work in the least. I have enjoyed three diverse careers: a decade in architecture that included working with famous 20th-century visionary Dr. R. Buckminster Fuller; running my own couture fashion business; and working as a mental health therapist, in both agencies and private practice. I had also created Living a Fearless Life, a 12-workshop program designed to help society’s most at-risk women increase their self-esteem, which was piloted in the Philadelphia Prison System.

Spirituality is my bedrock. Although I am a Greek Orthodox Christian, my religion is Love and Compassion and I will listen to anyone who professes it. I studied the Torah with an Orthodox Jewish rabbi. I have been greatly influenced by the teachings of the Toltecs, Buddha, and especially Jesus, not only by his words, but by his actions. I share his biggest pet peeve, hypocrisy. It was A Course in Miracles that brought me to a deeper understanding of the “Christ Mind.” I believe that you, me, God, and the Universe, are All One. Quantum physics substantiated this for me.

Recently, both of my books have garnered the interest of scientists who research consciousness, synchronicities, and after-death communication (ADC), and I have been invited by the Scientific and Medical Network to plan and participate in the Synchronicity Summit roundtable.

I live in Philadelphia with my architect husband, Frank. I love cooking, eating, dancing, and laughing with my friends and family. I travel every chance I get. One day, I hope to master the jazz drums. I am truly awed by the beauty of both the built and natural environments of our amazing planet, and the richness of the variety of cultures inhabiting it.

I am incredibly fortunate to have developed a personal relationship with God. It has led me to my true purpose and brought me sublime happiness. I wish the same for you.

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