Dr. Thomas L. Ryer is a husband, dad, granddad, certified life coach, spiritual counselor, as well as Associate Pastor of Upon This Rock Ministries in Mount Vernon, New York. He is also CEO/Founder of Transitional Life Coach Spiritual Counseling LLC & Transitioning Into Society, Inc.
Dr. Ryer tells Dr. Vibe about:
– Going to prison for the first time at seventeen and being in prison two more times during his life and how he became a man in prison and how he has turned stumble blocks into stepping stones
– What did his mother instill in the seven kids
– The loss of his first wife to terminal cancer and remarrying
– His relationship with his mother (the rock in his life)
– What would his life be like if he had a father and how has it impacted his life
– why educating himself has not been challenging
– The message he shares with troubled youth
– What has his life meant to him
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Photo courtesy of Dr. Thomas L. Ryer.