Richard and Mary-Alice Jafolla are the former directors of Silent Unity and were the executive editors of Daily Word, the largest circulation daily inspirational in the world. Mary-Alice holds a Master of Arts degree in Humanities and taught at university level. Richard, with a Master of Science in Counselling Psychology, was a substance abuse counsellor. Devoting their lives to the study and teaching of holistic healing they founded Spirit of Life, a non-profit educational organization which they directed for many years. The Jafollas reside by the sea with their two adopted greyhounds, April and Sunny.