Another Opportunity to Trust Him for What I don’t See

How do we know where we are in our faith in the Lord if there's never difficulties to press through or mountains to climb? We are matured in the furnace, as well as in the high points along our individual journeys. Life with all its joys also has tribulation. Jesus said, "You believe (trust) in … Continue reading Another Opportunity to Trust Him for What I don’t See

Defeating Fear to Help Others

My Journey of Defeating Fear to Help Others by Memoir Author Pamela Koefoed Posted by Kathleen Pooler/@kathypooler with Pamela Koefoed/@JoyRideBook   Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway
- John Wayne So often when we write a memoir, the story develops a life of its own and becomes a part of a larger … Continue reading Defeating Fear to Help Others

Life Doesn’t Come with a Cut and Paste Button

Twenty years ago, I wanted a cut and paste button on my living history. If only such a thing existed. I would’ve recreated my childhood, deleted certain details, and added events that my children could proudly tell to their friends. My rewritten version would exclude the times I fled for my life, and include a mother … Continue reading Life Doesn’t Come with a Cut and Paste Button

She Lost Her Son to an Addiction

I was in court last Tuesday, supporting the child advocates who volunteer with the child abuse and neglect advocacy agency that I oversee, when a twenty-eight year old woman entered and sat alone on a bench. I’ll call her Rocky. Nine months ago, when Rocky’s son was removed from her care due to her drug … Continue reading She Lost Her Son to an Addiction

Introducing the New Memoir “JoyRide: Life, Death and Forgiveness”

Director of child abuse advocacy agency, CASA, launches debut memoir. If you enjoyed The Glass Castle, you will love JoyRide: Life, Death and Forgiveness. For additional information or to purchase, please visit http://www.joyridebook.com. Reviews from Amazon: This book caught my attention in the prologue and never let it go. Don't start reading if you don't … Continue reading Introducing the New Memoir “JoyRide: Life, Death and Forgiveness”