About The Author
"We are born to die--yet, as we live, we are strangers to ourselves until we find that person inside who defines who we are."
- Roy H. Howard, Jr.
Roy H. Howard, Jr., is a relationship intervention self-enrichment instructor. For more than 20 years, he has been helping people re-evaluate their position in socially challenging relationships. His training began at Fort Hood, Texas, as a drug/alcohol adviser, conducting individual substance abuse assessments with soldiers and their families. Roy has volunteered and taught successfully in the federal and state prison systems in Texas for more than five years.
Not only does Mr. Howard reach out to others through his unique teaching style, he also reaches out using his gifts and talents as a musician/composer. He has worked as a volunteer for AIDS Services of Austin, as a youth /adult music director, and mentor for the Austin Independent School District. In these positions he worked with multicultural groups from a non-judgmental perspective. Roy participated in the AIDS Conference in Austin, Texas, with over 1500 attendees, with a 60+ multicultural youth choir performing one of his written compositions, "I Need a Friend," written specifically for the occasion (They were showered with a five minute standing ovation). Mr. Howard is an ordained minister of music and founder of Comfort Ministry which produced its outstanding CD, "In Trouble Times, God can Give You Peace of Mind." Roy H. Howard, Jr., presently has a songwriting contract with Paramount Group in Nashville, Tennessee.