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What is trust? March 28, 2016

When the memoir Finding Zoe was released, my co-author and I promoted it. I knew in my gut it was the right thing to do. My co-author, having notoriety as a former Miss Deaf America, focused on our print campaign, while I focused on radio. As you may know, when you promote a book on […]

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Trusting your heart isn’t a gender thing. July 26, 2015

Men—does the term, “trusting your heart,” imply a weak sentimentality to you? Do you dismiss it as unimportant? If you’re reading this post, I bet you know where I’m headed … that “trusting your heart” isn’t about buying flowers for your gal, unless it is. Or proposing marriage to your sweetheart, unless it is. (That’s […]

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Are you a hope junkie? May 17, 2015

  Why do we hope? This may seem like a silly question—and my answer unpopular—given that we hope all the time, for better health, fulfilling work, that tasty donut, those fabulous pair of shoes. The message of hope permeates the media, advertising, politics. It was the message of President Obama’s first political campaign, which landed him the presidency. Yet, […]

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Article Reprint: Check out Finding Zoe in Fairmont Sentinel. April 21, 2015

Two families connect April 20, 2015 By Judy Bryan , Fairmont Sentinel Save | Post a comment | FAIRMONT – The Options Pregnancy Center’s annual banquet Thursday already is sold out. Those fortunate enough to have tickets will hear the amazing story chronicled in the book, “Finding Zoe,” based on a Fairmont student’s unplanned pregnancy, […]

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The Survival whisperer: Your inner wisdom. April 12, 2015

  Today: husband threw back out. Son had fit. Talked insurance for hours. Drove for hours. Had attic insulated. Men in house. Walked the dog. Paid the bills. Worked when could. Husband could’t move. Son had homework. Covers over head. Prayed for solitude. But duty called. Checked inside, asking, “How?” Answer was whispered. “You are […]

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Your life is in your hands. March 29, 2015

YOU have an amazing life. Open your eyes, and see what you’ve created. Even if what you’ve created, at the moment, is a pile of trouble—it’s your pile, it’s your trouble. Behold an opportunity for learning! After all, you wouldn’t have gone through all that trouble, if not for a noble cause: the unfolding of an amazing life. I’m […]

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The ultimate selfie. December 10, 2014

The word “self” has become one of those nebulous words, these days, like “soul” and “divine.” It has even morphed into the word “selfie?” But who took the picture, and are you looking at your empowered self? Then there’s love to consider. Yet shouldn’t we consider self-love first? For how can we love someone, if we don’t truly know how […]

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Friendship and trust: companions for success. November 08, 2014

  A book that I mailed to a friend who lives in Serbia never made it to her, yet, somehow found its way back across the world and into my mailbox safe and sound. To think of all the planes and trucks (and boats?) in which it traveled while trying to get to her and […]

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A special Finding Zoe thank you. October 03, 2014

 I am writing this special edition blog post to thank some wonderful people for helping me to spread the word about Finding Zoe. My, the things that are possible because of social media. The way that I see it, in addition to facilitating business, it connects hearts to hearts. In spite of having busy lives, these […]

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Raffi, the whale guy, is singing again. September 07, 2014

I just had to share this great news with all of the moms and dads of the world: Children’s troubador Raffi still has the light in his eyes and a song in his heart. And a new cd! I was so glad when the Centre for Child Honouring invited me to listen to and write about […]

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