“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Overcomers learn to see the stars during the dark times in their lives. May you experience the strength of the overcomers I’ve interviewed and find inspiration as you read their amazing stories.

 

Ruby Is a Gem

If you know Ruby, then you definitely know Ruby IS a gem!

* Her real name, used with permission.

 

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Today is Ruby’s day! It’s World Down Syndrome Day!  If you aren’t wearing fun and funky socks, go change them… Continue reading

No Shame in Having Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's overcomer Laura“There is no shame in having Alzheimer’s disease,” Laura* can confidently say after living with it for the last two and a half years.

* Her real name, used with permission.

Not being able to spell the word we or how to calculate the… Continue reading

The Scars That Have Shaped Me

“A scar is a mark left by a healed wound. My scars signify healing,” writes author Vaneetha Risner.

Yes! They definitely do signify healing.

As one with a “zipperhead” scar from brain surgery, I look at my scar in the mirror almost daily and know… Continue reading

Prayer Is a Mighty Thing

leslie-by-herselfLittle did Leslie* know when she met Grant for lunch to discuss a mutual friend that he would become her supportive companion during her journey of overcoming. Soon after their lunch meeting, Leslie and Grant began dating.

* Her real name, used with permission.

The… Continue reading

Loved the Feeling of Being Starved

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Bridget in high school

Like every college freshman who adds the “freshman fifteen,” Bridget* began dieting and exercising her sophomore year. Before long the glamorous idea of getting healthy turned into an obsessive behavior. One that took over her life.

* Her real name, used… Continue reading

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Melony Brown I have had numerous opportunities to hear stories about women who have faced life's tough challenges. My writing reflects the lessons I’ve learned from these amazing women.


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