The author’s purpose is to provide stress relief, reading pleasure, and inspiration. Her intention is to comfort, uplift, and empower readers through stories that demonstrate The Twelve Gifts and offer a variety of ways to respond to challenges.
Her motivation for writing this book begin with the desire to share The Twelve Gifts and her love for nature, especially the magnificence of Sanibel Island.
Charlene Costanzo is an award-winning author, experiential workshop facilitator, retreat leader, and speaker. In seven books, hundreds of presentations, and thousands of daily reflections, Charlene has elucidated The Twelve Gifts message. She holds a B.A. in Philosophy from St. Bonaventure University and an M.A. in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.