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: Yvonne Ortega

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

Do You Take Time to Enjoy a Friend?

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I took the time to enjoy a friend today. I ate breakfast at Panera Bread with my friend, Sarah. I had met her at the Philadelphia Christian Writers’ Conference last summer. She and her family traveled from their home in North Carolina to my area for Labor Day weekend. They stayed with relatives. I knew… Continue Reading

Do You Wonder When Your Breakthrough Will Come?

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“I wonder when my breakthrough will come,” an author/speaker told me. I sensed her frustration about waiting. She probably wondered if it would ever come. God called her to share a message of hope, and she’s passionate about it. “It’s hard to wait, but God’s timing isn’t yours. Your breakthrough will come.” She sighed but… Continue Reading

How Can You Help Your Elderly Parents?

Dad told me over the phone, “I fell out of my chair and hit my head.” In my mind, I went through the number of falls my dad has had since he went on a medication that causes muscle weakness and memory loss. Fear gripped my soul especially when he mentioned his various doctor appointments.… Continue Reading

What Do You Do When Trouble Comes in Threes?

Years ago, a friend told me, “Trouble always comes in threes.” I dismissed that statement as another one of those old wives’ tales. How do you feel about that saying? Last week I returned home after a fantastic time at the Greater Philadelphia Christian Writers Conference. I had the blessing of teaching there again for… Continue Reading