Cindy Merritt

    "One life on this earth is all we get, whether it is enough or not enough, an the obvious conclusion would seem

to be at the very least we are fools if we do not live it as fully and bravely and beautifully as we can"

-Fredrick Buechner

Cindy Merritt has been working with people for over 30 years. She is a graduate of Western Washington University where she studied Psychology and Child Development. She has also attended courses at IBC as well as studied at the School of Spiritual Direction under Dr. Larry Crabb. 


Cindy has a passion for people, She enjoys helping people understand their story and how that narrative is affecting their daily lives. Good Soil offers personal and relational spiritual direction in a way that comes alongside others, not only believing in their story but also interpreting their story in a way that results in purposeful reflection. Cindy works for InFocus, a non-profit organization. 


Cindy has been married to her husband Steve for 34 years. Together they have two adult Children. Cindy lives on Fidalgo Island where she loves being surrounded by mountains and the Puget Sound. She loves kayaking and cycling in the great Northwest.