With passion for writing


Sheila P. Spencer is a published author, poet, speaker, and writer.  "From the Jewelry Box ... Custom Made Inspiration" is a book of reflections that gives us a lens into seeing the extraordinary in the everyday moment of our lives.  The book is infused with reflections, poetry and timely quotes that connect with each message. It is also available as an E-book and audiobook.  She created Sistahfriend, an online newsletter that was designed to encourage and uplift women.  She has published a collection of poetry, was honored to contribute to "Chicken Soup for the African American Woman’s Soul" and recorded a spoken word CD, "He Is: A Lyrical Miracle".  Writing is a gift, a passion and her ministry.

Sheila's passion include education and inspiration. She served as an educator, teacher trainer, mentor and literacy coordinator in Los Angeles. Many of her reflections are the life long lessons that she has learned from her students. 

Children have the innate ability to see the joy of the extraordinary in our everyday life.

Making connections in Ghana!

Making connections in Ghana!

The book highlights how more often than not, the students are the teachers. Lessons learned in the classroom translate to lessons learned in life.  These gifts of learnings are among the precious gems that are in the jewelry box, custom made for inspiration.

Sheila has been able to travel all over the world, to share her poetry and writing.  Travel has been a blessing because of the immense amount of inspiration that she has gained from the global community all around the world.  She has served as the Program Director for Disciples Women, which gave her the opportunity to travel,  lead missionary journeys and continue to be a blessing.  The adventure continues as she works in the area of Education. 

Sheila currently resides in Indianapolis,IN but will always be a California girl.

Sheila knows that she is blessed to be a blessing.  ☺


Life is a gift - living it to the fullest.
— Sheila Spencer
Life is a gift...............

Life is a gift...............