Author and "spiritual life coach" Pat Hastings will be making three speaking appearances on Maui this month.
She is the author of "Simply a Woman of Faith: How to Live in Spiritual Power and Transform Your Life" and shares her journey of faith and transformation with her audiences.
She has faced near bankruptcy, the loss of her home and business, alcoholism in her family, sexual abuse and divorce. Following her spiritual calling, she left her job of 20 years as an alcohol and drug therapist to start her own business as a coach and speaker three years ago.
Her appearances on Maui include:
* Unity Church of Maui, Sunday, on the topic "Living Your Faith Through Affirmative Prayer," 9:30 a.m. meditation, 10 a.m. service; 483 High St.
* Maria Lanakila Church, Sept. 16, on the topic "Do Not Be Afraid: How to Live in Faith and Transform Your Life," 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; 712 Wainee St.
* West Maui Senior Center, Sept. 20, on the topic "Celebrate you: Strengthen your relationship to the divine within so that you can rediscover your life purpose in the second phase of your life," 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $20 for workshop and includes lunch; contact Stacey Shibao at 661-9432 to sign up; 788 Pauoa St.
Hastings' website is www.Simplyawomanoffaith.com.