Anne McCrady - InSpiring Speaker



Stories explain us. Poetry heals us. Music moves us. Creativity reveals us.

Science enlightens us. Peace accepts us. Kindness connects us.

Nature sustains us. Love empowers us. Faith affirms us. Hope encourages us.         

And with the everyday Language of our Lives, we InSpire one another!       

Anne McCrady


A gifted wordsmith and natural motivator, InSpiritry founder Anne McCrady entertains and inspires! Whether sharing her high energy optimism, her uplifting stories or her unforgettanble poems, Anne reminds audiences that Every Moment is Poetic, and Every Life is an InSpirational Story!  Always intent on fulfilling her mission of Putting Words to Work for a Better World, Anne uses every opportunity to awaken audiences to the joys of living.

Equally comfortable at an auditorium podium, a rural retreat site, a youth facility or a non-profit roundtable, Anne uses a variety of compelling presentation styles that showcase her love for language and her insight into empowered relationships. With her energy, warmth and insights, Anne leads audiences to rethink their lives, discover their inspiring stories and connect to the world. As she shares the benefits of Greater Good Thinking, she bases her ideas on the  7 C's of InSpiritry:

 Comm-UnityCompassionCreativityCollaborationConsilienceCourage and Celebration.

Over the past thirty years, Anne has delighted thousands of audience members at conferences, literary events, community gatherings, fundraisers, schools, libraries, civic groups, non-profit events and peace gatherings. Her presentations have included keynotes at volunteer luncheons and non-profit gathering, motivational speeches for regional conferences, storytelling at festivals and retreats, educational programs for students and adults, staff development and board development sessions, poetry readings, literary workshops, political speeches, panel discussions and emceeing.

In addition to community and literary audiences, Anne enjoys speaking to faith communities. She has been a guest speaker delivering the Sunday morning worship message at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Tyler, Texasthe Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Longview, Texas,  the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Lufkin, Texas,  First United Methodist Church in Henderson, Texas Perritte Methodist Church in Nacogdoches, Texas and Woodlands Christian Church in Longview, Texas.

Fees from Anne's presentations support her community efforts, inclulding Art of Peace Tyler, an annual arts-based peace celebration, and OpenWords, which takes InSpiritry programs to marginalized and at-risk audiences.

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