In the News! The Power of Women

  What an honor to keynote the Power of Women conference in Cape Girardeau, MO on the 29th of March. The title of my talk: Success—An Inside Job. Did you know triumph comes when you stop longing for success and instead, you live each day with success? I’ll illustrate that very truth in my presentation. … [Read more...]

What seeds are you planting in your heart

It was my turn to have my bags searched at the Habana, Cuba airport. “This is fresh fruit,” the customs agent said as he pulled out my small bag of organic apples. “You cannot bring these into the country.” I bit my lower lip. What was I thinking? The reason they’re illegal? Neither the peel nor the pulp is a threat, but it’s the apples’ seeds that pose the concern. They can … [Read more...]

    Recently, I was privileged to bring a message of inspiration to a Hispanic congregation. At the moment when I shared that my vision had closed in completely, as planned, a person turned off all the lights. In chorus, the church gasped. As I spoke with some attendees, the most prevalent comment was this: “We couldn’t wait for the lights to come back on. It … [Read more...]

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You Won’t Believe This

  You won’t believe what happened this week over sixty years ago. My Mom was in labor in La Paz, Bolivia and Gene, my hubby’s Mom was also in labor but in St. Louis Missouri. Both moms gave birth. Gene was born 12 hours before me. And how could a girl born in the Andes and a boy born at the shores of the Mississippi River meet and end up married 40 years? I think it’s … [Read more...]

Humbled Beyond Words

  I was honored to be one of the nominees for the Girl Scouts of Citrus 2016 Woman of Distinction Award. The gala event was impressive and the dinner delicious. The MC began announcing the winners and as I was munching on the cookie for dessert, I nearly choked when she called out my name as the winner in the Visionary and Courage category. I was humbled beyond words … [Read more...]

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