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I once had a fairy tale life, then one day I experienced the worst that could happen. My son woke up with a fever and was dead the next morning of bacterial meningitis. It was unimaginable heartache, but what I learned in the process of healing is that life is about one thing only… love.  As you heal you discover the gifts in learning to love harder, leaving nothing wonderful unsaid to the people you love the most, and resurrecting a life that calls us to a higher level.

After my son died, I hated when people would tell me, “time heals all wounds” or “God doesn’t give you more than you can handle.” Grief isn’t something you can “snap out of” because grief isn’t intellectual, grief is a broken heart.  I learned that I really love helping people heal their hearts.

Maybe you’ve lost someone who was the center of your world. Maybe your heart broke when your marriage failed. Maybe you lost the dream of your future because your finances collapsed. Well, I’ve been there, at the bottom, struggling and wondering if I could ever be happy again. 

When you think all is impossible, that’s when you’re on the brink of igniting change. You’re not broken or trapped. You’re about to discover the missing link that can change your life forever. What does that look like? It means opening your life to the possibility of something greater than you can ever imagine right now. 

No matter what your past has been, you have a choice to change it. It’s your life… your fairytale… and I would love to help.  Your transformation is just a few steps away from becoming the woman you always hoped you could be. The first step is to Click HERE to learn more and get started with a Complimentary, Discovery session with me. 

“When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream.” From The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

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I once had a fairy tale life…I remember quite clearly, feeling like a princess as I walked hand in hand with my husband, down the Red Carpet at the Prime time Emmy Awards. My husband, a producer and writer, was nominated for a show called Beauty and the Beast on CBS.

It was a modern day fairytale set against the backdrop of New York City. Catherine, played by Linda Hamilton, worked as a high powered attorney for a prominent law firm. One night, she’s brutally attacked in Central Park and left to die. She’s rescued in the arms of Vincent, a hideous beast, who has the face and hands of a lion. He takes her below the city streets where there’s a utopian community of social outcasts in the labyrinth of tunnels underneath the city.

In the days that follow, Vincent cares for Catherine. He feeds her and reads Shakespeare as she lie in his bed, healing.

The remarkable part of the story is that the love affair begins while Catherine’s eyes are bandaged. When Catherine heals and sees Vincent’s face for the first time, she isn’t frightened at all. He was the gentle soul who lovingly cared for her. Unlike the traditional Beauty and the Beast story, this beast isn’t physically transformed by Catherine’s love. Instead, the inner beauty of this man dominates the physical and it’s Catherine who’s transformed by his love. [read full article]

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