President Obama back in Springfield Today….

First KPLR News 11 announced the expected Presidential Speech today sharing his thoughts on National Budget and the huge Budget Crisis in Illinois these past eight months.  Daily Herald out of Chicago, Journalist Mike Ripello, has written this article for today’s expected speech..… Now they say only a credentialed persons will be allowed in theContinue reading “President Obama back in Springfield Today….”

The flannel pajamas– the warrior armor

       Dear Readers, Every time I’m asked to speak at an event, I can’t help but be overwhelmed and triggered, so then I’m usually inspired to write. However the topic isn’t always pleasant. As with most of my writings this may be stressful for some to read, but if we do not challenge ourselvesContinue reading “The flannel pajamas– the warrior armor”

Will we just keep counting the bodies……..

        http://www.clipsyndicate.com/video/play/5717473 Interview courtesy of: WCIAtv, reporter Jessica Kunz This is a fabulous interview and friends I am extremely grateful for the past few months of interviews I’ve been blessed to take part in; this one by Jessica and two others with Investigative Reporter, Eric Steltzer WANDtv.com (links for these two interviewsContinue reading “Will we just keep counting the bodies……..”

Who are the forever silenced victims of Family Crimes?

          The forever silenced victims of crime are not those killed, but rather those still living in the broken destruction of their pain. It could be your Uncle, Brother, Sister, Mother, or your best friend. It could be your neighbor, and tragically if we keep ignoring these ‘terroristic abuses’ within our families, we willContinue reading “Who are the forever silenced victims of Family Crimes?”

Public Health Department canceled presentation because victim story too intense

This is no joke my friends. In January I was asked to present for the Illinois Department of Public Health; April 8th for the Women’s Health & Family Wellness. Unbelievably the lead coordinator for this conference contacted me last week and stated they would have to cancel. When I asked upfront if it was somethingContinue reading “Public Health Department canceled presentation because victim story too intense”