Sheila SmithSheila is a results-oriented trailblazer who currently serves as an adjunct professor for Sacramento State Continuing Education and Solano Community College. She has more than 45 years of professional experience in early childhood and media education, community outreach, and diversity, equity and inclusion. As the founder of her consulting business, SBS Consulting, Sheila has created and facilitated workshops locally, across the state of California, and for national organizations.

Community and educational leadership are core to Sheila. Her volunteer work includes serving on two leadership committees for the California Association for the Education of Young Children (CAAEYC): Professional Development and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She also serves on the leadership teams of the Solano Community College Teachers 4 Equity and The Adjunct Alliance Committee. In 2023, she was selected to serve on the Centers for Spiritual Living (CSL) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.

For more than 12 years, Sheila has served as our Prayer & Care co-lead including a collaboration with Adult Education to mentor practitioner students and facilitate CSL courses. A current member of HSCL’s Leadership Council, Sheila holds a Master’s Degree in Human Development with a specialization in leadership education.

“Whisper a prayer”

The lyrics of Whisper a Prayer sung in church as a child remind Sheila of the many facets of prayer – “Whisper a prayer in the morning, whisper a prayer at noon, whisper a prayer in the evening to keep your heart in tune.” Written by Walter Elwood Howell, the song is based on the 1 Thessalonians 5:17 – “pray without ceasing”. This song describes Sheila’s personal relationship with prayer. Prayer is her continual sacred communication with God, her Higher Self. This creates a prayer field from which all her prayers are formed: prayers of praise and gratitude, affirmative prayer, and Spiritual Mind Treatment for herself and for others are declared in truth from this foundation.

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