“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… Continue reading

When God Doesn’t Fix It

When God Doesn't Fix ItIn her book When God Doesn’t Fix It, Laura Story details the unexpected path she and her husband, Martin, have been traveling since 2006.

Just two years into their marriage, Martin’s CT and MRI results would dramatically change the trajectory of their lives.… Continue reading

Never Give Up

When I met Shari* and her friends Lisa and Genie for lunch, I gave her the mug I give to the overcomers I interview. She gasped, “Never give up is the theme of my life. I can’t believe it’s on this mug!”

The tears in… Continue reading

Overcoming Abortion Statistics

“My life is about overcoming the abortion statistics of single black women,” Natasha* shared.

“Eighteen years ago, I chose to give my son life instead of aborting him.”

* Her real name, used with permission.


DISCLAIMER: Natasha is very passionate about helping single black… Continue reading

Ginny Owens – An Unfolding Story


When Ginny Owens shared, “Each of us is an unfolding story,” during our interview, I knew the wisdom she’s gained from her struggles would encourage many.

As an avid admirer and follower of Ginny’s music for many years, it was an honor to interview… Continue reading

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Ann before polio

Ann’s* childhood on the family farm was uneventful until the morning she woke up unable to move from her neck down. She cried out to her parents.

Her dad rushed into her room and quickly realized the family doctor needed to… 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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