Grief is part of the process of moving on, and it is a necessary step toward healing. Dr. Margaret Love Andrews Fournier knows this fact more than anyone. She has served as a registered nurse for over 45 years, serving 27 years in the Army Nurse Corps and retiring in 2012 with the rank of lieutenant colonel. She’s no stranger to experiences involving life, death, and prosperous healing, which is why she is using her platform to spread her knowledge to the world.
Dr. Margaret Love Andrews Fournier received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Howard University. She then received her Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Webster University and her Master’s Degree in Nursing Administration from San José State University. Finally, she achieved her Ph.D. in Health and Human Services from Capella University in 2016.
She uses all of the experiences that she has amassed in her entire career as a way to spread her message to the world through her speaking engagements as well as in her books. She is the author of acclaimed books such as “The Colors of Power: Soaring to Greatness,” “Preparing for the Harvest: Planting Good Seed for the Kingdom, and “Mary Koala Goes to Hospice: The Koala Family Faces a Terminal Illness.”
Dr. Margaret Love Andrews Fournier has worked as a hospice nurse for over 30 years and is a certified end-of-life trainer, making her a definitive authority on matters of grief and healing, which is where much of her books’ themes and ideas stem from. Dr. Fournier is also a co-host of the Shawn Fair Leadership Consultant Group, and she is also an international speaker for the Shawn Fair Leadership Conference.
She also hosts her own digital television show entitled Healing and Power with Dr. Margaret, elevating her platform to the digital age. Her show aims to motivate, dedicate, and educate families and communities from all over the world on the healing process from the devastation of losing a loved one.
Dr. Fournier is a woman who has done a lot of wonderful things in her life, yet she doesn’t seem to be stopping any time soon. She is the founder and CEO of Colors of Power, LLC, an organization which aims to boost her platform and spread her message to an even bigger audience.
Her exceptional skills and compassion have affectionately gained her the title of “Colonel” among her peers. Dr. Fournier is known for her attention to detail and her astounding leadership skills. No matter what she does, whether it be counseling families, churches, or communities on helpful ways to cope with grief, she always manages to keep her compassion intact.
Recently, she released an animated book series entitled Mary Koala Goes to Hospice: The Koala Family Faces a Terminal Illness, which tells the story of Sammy Koala, Mary Koala’s sibling, who copes with the loss of his sister. The book narrates his experiences with grief, healing, and moving on from the death of her beloved sibling. The series is available as an e-book and as an audiobook for families who are struggling to initiate the conversation of death to their children.
Dr. Margaret Love Andrews Fournier is positively impacting the world around her through her powerful message and through her creative stories. She is giving adults and children alike a better perspective on what it means to lose a loved one and what happens further down the line.
To know more about the amazing Dr. Fournier, make sure to visit her official website.