A positive path for spiritual living

Reverend Rita Marie Johnson

Rev. Rita Marie Johnson has been a Unity minister since 1991 and pioneered English speaking churches in Puerto Rico and Costa Rica. 


She created the BePeace Practice, which accelerates personal, professional and spiritual growth, and she began offering it in Costa Rican schools.  It brought her the Ashoka Changemakers Innovation Award: Building a More Ethical Society chosen from 79 projects in 32 countries. Now the practice has impacted approximately 100,000 students in Costa Rica. 

Rita Marie initiated a bill for a Ministry for Peace in Costa Rica in 2006 and it passed in 2009.
 
In 2010, Rita Marie began teaching the BePeace Practice Foundations Course at the United Nations University for Peace, a graduate school for international leaders. 
 
She currently serves as CEO of Rasur Foundation International (RFI) and minister of Unity San Jose.
 
Her latest book, Completely Connected: Uniting Our Empathy and Insight for Extraordinary Results, was released in March 2015 and reached #2 on the bestseller list in the Conflict Resolution category and #5 in Communication and Social Skills. 
 
Her method has been endorsed by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Oscar Arias and Eileen Rockefeller, a leading advocate for social-emotional learning in schools.