Lou Fournier Marzeles has had careers in presenting,
journalism, music, marketing, and as a corporate
executive, though in recent years he has focused on
spiritual study, writing, and teaching. The Promise of
Purpose established him for the first time in spiritual
literature, after previous books published in the field of
During his tenure as a newspaper editor, he was invited by the
president to the White House. He is an associate in the
Thornburg Center for Professional Development, a well-known
education think tank. His original music has won numerous
awards on both regional and national levels. His insights into
purposeful use of music have been filmed for a a Master's
degree program for Walden University by Canter & Associates.
Lou's books in the field of education include Enlighten Up!
(Foreword by Dr. David Hawkins, ASCD 2003, with Dr. Lynell
Burmark) and What's So Funny About Education (Corwin Press
2003). He is a contributing author to Insights (Windsong, 2004).
He is also author of Life for the Reality Impaired (Purpose
Publications, 2007). He lives and writes in Sedona, Arizona.