Maggie Sabatier-Smith

A communicator by nature, a writer with heart, Coach Maggie has been published in Strategy Magazine and most recently was invited to contribute toward Tapestry Network’s, "If I could Only Share One Thing About…Becoming Unstoppable." A sought-after blogger, Coach Maggie’s smart wit is apparent in her writing and she keeps readers asking for more. With over 30 years serving in a variety of leadership roles in the global marketplace, Coach Maggie brings a wealth of experience and education to her coaching practice. As a speaker, coach, consultant and trainer she has communicated the message of purpose to individuals and across organizational boundaries. An international traveler, she blends easily into new environments and embraces the challenges of multicultural settings.

Mother’s Day… So Much More

Mother's Day-Maggie Sabatier-Smith-Chispa Magazine 4

             Mother’s Day typically surfaces a longing to return to the child in me—the one that seeks protection, comfort, encouragement, hugs that last forever, muchos besitos, and the one that dreams of a future filled with playful adventures. I’m still that little girl. You would think that after a lifetime of…

Eyes of Wonder… Put on a New Set of Eyes

Eyes of Wonder-Maggie Sabatier Smith-Chispa Magazine

SENIORitas, have been there and done that. We have experienced life’s joys, sorrows, challenges and absolutely get it, “…there is nothing new under the sun,” says Ecclesiastes 1:9. Our family traditions fill our calendars and we look forward to the familiar. With an eye toward legacy we encourage (sometimes not so gently) our children and grandchildren…

Do You Think I’m Beautiful?

Maggie Sabatier-Smith-Chispa Magazine

I’m not sure at what age little girls begin to doubt their beauty. My six year old granddaughter is still at the confident stage. “Look at me Mima!” she says. Whether it’s taekwondo or just running around the farm, she often turns to make sure I’m watching. Sammi is our princess, and she knows it.…

Freedom is a Choice

Spring Conversations-Freedom is a Choice-Robert Hickerson

Freedom is a choice. While our current life circumstance may limit some of our liberties, we are still left with options. The question that comes to mind “Do we exercise the freedoms we have?” Galatians 5:1 says, “For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke…

The Balancing Act

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Help! I ran out of Tuesday! Life and work balance—is that even possible? When was the last time you felt you were in that Balance Zone? Did you recognize it at the time? If you are still striving for it, are you able to describe what it might look like? I confess. A couple of…

Defining Unstoppable

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As one of the many stories shared within If I Could Share One Thing About Becoming Unstoppable, published by The Tapestry Network, Maggie Sabatier-Smith shares her view of faith versus everyday living. Treadmill Faith takes me through, under, over, and around the obstacles that rise up to try to silence my voice; my purpose. How…