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The Journey

You are on your journey,
Will you learn
your lessons
this time?
Or
will you stay
in your ego state
and refuse?
Stubborn, controlling
human that you are.
If you make
that choice,
I guess you will just
have to come back and
begin the journey
again!

Bio:

Born – Mary Ellen Stewart – now { Mary Ellen Ciganovich}

            February 22, 1952

            Batavia, New York

Raised – Atlanta, Georgia from age 4 on

Diagnosed – Epilepsy – Petit Mal Temporal Lobe – age 6

Diagnosed – Multiple Sclerosis in 1986

Graduated:

Tucker High School – Tucker, Ga. – 1970

University of Georgia – Magna cum Laude – Education 1974

Member – Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, Beta Sigma Chapter

Career – taught middle school for over 15 years – certified to teach in Georgia, Connecticut, and West Virginia & North Carolina

Accomplishments: put in a two mile long nature trail in Danbury, Connecticut and wrote a book of environmental activities for teachers and students to utilize while on the trail.  I was presented the key to the city of Danbury by the Mayor.

” Healing Words, Life Lessons to Inspire” published by Tate Publishing was nationally released on February 22, 2011. I speak to many groups on topics ranging from,”Awareness of the Self” to “Parenting” and “Healing Relationships.” I also speak to groups on the topics of Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis as those are the situations I had to deal with in order to learn what I needed to learn. This book was entered for nomination for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for 2012.

Selected to be one of 30 women who wrote an inspirational essay featured in the new book,” Women Will Save The World” by Caroline Shearer – Absolute Love Publishing – released March 8, 2012

Featured Inspirational Luminary on Inspire Me today .com – May 12, 2011

Featured writer on Fun and Fit.com

Featured writer on Whole Woman Village Post – article “The Strength of a Woman”.

Many radio and TV appearances including PBS radio and NBC radio.

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