Maria Lister, 40, is a Network Marketing Professional & Entrepreneur and mother of three-David (16), Sophie (12) and Max (In Heaven who would now be 8). Maria is the cofounder of Moms Like Us, a ministry promising hope and support to women who have lost a child.

One word you would use to describe yourself: Compassionate.

What quality do you admire? Courage.

Is there an important life lesson you’ve learned? Love deeply every day. Show the ones you love how much you love them and be present in each and every moment you are gifted together.

Greatest hope: To be the best version of myself every day and help others, especially my children to be courageous in their own lives.

What are you reading right now? The Gospel According to Matthew.

 


 

Sophie Lister, 12, is a student at Greenbrier and church volunteer.

One word you would use to describe yourself: Crazy!

If you could have any job, what would you choose? Photographer.

What quality do you most admire? Kindness

Hobbies? Cheer, gymnastics, tumbling, singing, stunts and going to Camp Kahdalea.

Is there an important life lesson you’ve learned? Don’t worry. Be Happy.

What would surprise people about you? When I grow up I want to do daring things like cliff jumping and sky diving.

Favorite subject in school? Math (and recess!).

Song playing in your head: Human by Christina Perri

 


Amy Tuschen, 51, is a Director of Government Contracts and married to Bryan Tuschen, a Financial Advisor. The couple have three children, Maygen (27), Morgan (25) and Matthew (23). Amy volunteers for AFCEA, PMI and St. Teresa of Avila.

What quality do you most admire? Integrity.

Hobbies? Traveling, running, working out, playing games and reading.

Is there an important life lesson you’ve learned? What goes around, comes around.

Best thing about being a mom? Getting compliments on what wonderful adults my children have grown up to be.

Whom do you admire the most? My Dad.

What are you reading right now? Liar Liar by Lisa Jackson and Camino Island by John Grisham.

What inspires you? Sunrises.

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By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: Sean Morgan

This article appears in the March 2019 issue of Augusta Family Magazine.
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