KATHLEEN LIZARDI-CALHOUN has discovered the transforming healing love and power that results from spending time in the presence of God through daily prayer and meditation. She has learned to surrender to the interactive experience of the Spirit that dwells within us and who is intimately involved in the details of our daily life. Through peaceful times or turbulent circumstances Kathleen has learned to walk in the presence of God moment by moment while trusting in His providential care. Kathleen is a graduate from the University of California Irvine where she earned a Bachelors degree in the area of Social Ecology. She attended National University where she completed a Master of Science in Education, as well as a teaching and administration credential. Kathleen resides in southern California with her husband, Guy James Calhoun, and both are involved in small group leadership.