I moved from broken to beautiful, and you can too. I’ve endured many challenges and trials in my lifetime and have experienced fear, anger, discouragement, depression, and at times even despair. I struggled to forgive God and those who hurt me. I understand those emotions. Through those difficulties, God gave me a compassion for people and a desire to help others move from broken to beautiful.
“When do you think your publishing house will be able to release my book?” I asked the publisher over the telephone. I knew the date I wanted, but I waited to hear what she would tell me. “May 1,” she answered. I clapped and cheered. I thanked God for giving me the desires of my…… Continue Reading
A young woman lost her husband to heart problems. An older man lost his wife to cancer. A middle-aged woman was in the hospital for major surgery. A second one received a diagnosis of cancer, and a third woman was rushed to the hospital and had a torn aorta. I sat in shock at all…… Continue Reading
“I hate Valentine’s Day. I’m divorced, and I don’t have a boyfriend.” Jenny had stopped me in the gym parking lot to lament her situation. “At one time, I also dreaded Valentine’s Day but not anymore.” Jenny raised her brows and said, “What changed?” “Let me share with you what my mentors taught me. If…… Continue Reading
Margaret sat down in my office and said, “No matter what happens in our marriage, my husband says, ‘It’s your fault not mine.’” I sat in silence and waited for her to say more. Her dark brown curly hair touched her shoulders, and her light brown eyes moistened with tears. “Last night he cursed and…… Continue Reading
Margarita se sentó en mi oficina y dijo, “No importa lo que pasa en mi matrimonio. Mi esposo dice, “Tú tienes la culpa. Yo no.” Me sentaba en silencio y esperaba que dijera más. Su pelo café oscuro llegó hasta los hombros, y tenía lágrimas en los ojos cafés claros. “Anoche maldijo y gritó, ‘Tienes…… Continue Reading