Do you feel discouraged, deceived, or depressed?

Do you worry that you’ll never overcome the challenges and heartaches in your life?

Do you struggle to forgive yourself and those who hurt you?

I understand. I experienced those same feelings and struggles. However, I moved from broken to beautiful, and you can too. Through my blog, the free resources, and my future podcast, my goal is to help you move from broken to beautiful.

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Practical steps and encouragement to help you move from pain, brokenness and defeat to peace, joy, and freedom.

Practical lessons to help you leave destructive patterns of thought and behavior to move forward in your life.

Category Archives: Forgiveness

Opportunity for You from Yvonne Ortega

revised-teleconference-bible-studyFirst Opportunity for You from Yvonne Ortega

Teleconference Call Free Bible Study on Forgiveness

Start Date: Monday, September 26, 2016

Time: 7:30-8:45 pm EASTERN

Registration: Register at to receive teleconference call number and access to membership page to watch free related video or listen to free podcast weekly.

Book used: Moving from Broken to Beautiful® through Forgiveness by Yvonne Ortega

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special-half-day-seminarSecond Opportunity for You from Yvonne Ortega

 Special Half-Day Seminar for Business Entrepreneurs, Speakers, Authors, and Leaders

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016

Time: 9:00 am-12:00 noon

Place: First Command Financial Services

11827 Canon Blvd. Suite 100

Newport News, VA 23606

***In City Center near the Marriott Hotel***

Registration: Use PayPal at or or pay by check. All information is on the website on the Speaker Coaching page. Registration includes continental breakfast.

Deadline: Monday, September 26, 2016

Crossing the Bridge You Don’t Want to Cross

Bridge of Many Colors

Have you ever cried, stomped, and kicked because you didn’t want to forgive someone? If you have, I understand. For seven and a half years, I fought the battle of forgiveness. I thought if I forgave the person who hurt me, I would lose the battle. Maybe you’ve experienced that same thought. For years my… Continue Reading

Are You Spiritually Ready for Christmas?


Have you asked your extended family, friends, and coworkers if they are ready for Christmas? I have more than once. Perhaps people have asked you if you’re ready. They’ve asked me. When you think about being ready for Christmas, do you think about Christmas presents, mailing cards, and stockings hanging over the fireplace? I used… Continue Reading

When Trust Is Shattered

 “He told me he’s sorry and will never look at another woman again,” Betsy said. She reached for the tissue box on my desk. “He said he loves me. I don’t believe him anymore, Ms. Yvonne.” “His infidelity has shattered your trust. Right now, you can’t trust him.” With a nod, Betsy said, “I don’t.… Continue Reading

Spiritual Gifts for Each One

Four Red Gift Boxes

I Corinthians 12:7: “Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good.”  “I can’t serve in church. I don’t have any spiritual gifts.” Have you said that before? What does God say in his Word? According to this verse, “each one” has received a spiritual gift. It doesn’t say… Continue Reading