Ever since I was young, I’ve had a passion for helping others. I don’t know exactly where it stems from. Maybe I would see a hurt animal and want to help. Or a friend that was treated poorly and wanted her to become my sister and live with me. I’m not really sure. But what I do know, is that I’ve always felt led to help others.
After my first child was born, I went back to college to study Biology and attend medical school. It was a huge passion and desire. I could vision me being a doctor, either in pediatrics or the emergency room. Helping children or those that were barely clinging on to life.
The problem came when I had to decide if I would choose being a doctor or being a wife and mother. This was no easy decision as I was consumed at that time with what I wanted for me, not for my young family.
During our young and confusing married life a business opportunity was presented to my husband. He pursued that while I went to school. We were heading in opposite directions, as many couples are in life. Each has their own career having nothing to do with each other. They get married to be together, but often find theirselves becoming more and more separated. Growing further and further apart. Eventually splitting and divorcing to pursue their own desires.
I started to realize, that separation was not what I wanted. The divorce rate for medical school students was around 90% then. I began looking into marriage counseling because I knew we didn’t have a chance. We were already struggling. Adding medical school to a strained relationship would surely end it. This isn’t what I wanted when I first was married. Not at all.
The business opportunity my husband was involved in opened up many doors for us, as a couple. The education he was getting was far more important for the whole family verses my Biology degree only helping me, at the time. I became intrigued with what he was learning. How he was changing, or maybe how he was growing up into a responsible adult. Serving us as a family not just himself.
I finally came around to really know what I wanted and what was important. Family. Marriage. My child and soon to be 2nd child.
I couldn’t do everything I wanted at that time. I had to do what God set before me first before moving on to help others, and that was my taking care of my own family.
I had to learn to become a mother, a wife, a helper. I had to learn to like people again and how to relate to them. Learn to serve them. And learn to like myself.
Twenty years later, I am forever grateful and thankful for God showing me the way, and for me realizing which path to take. Sure, being a doctor still intrigues me, but it’s not my deep heart’s desire anymore.
My passion today is to help marriages unite and grow, help build the family unit back to a good and healthy thing. Teach new parents that they too can get through the tough stages of raising children.
Helping to build the family is my way of giving back. So much was poured into me, given to me, shown to me. The only right thing to do is give it all back.
I have such a desire to get our country back to where people like each other and respect each other again, and this begins with you.
Yes, to makes these changes, it must start with you.
It starts with teaching you from my experiences and other’s experiences.
Sharing real life stories of failures and successes.
Building Better Relationships™.
I’m here to let you know that you are NOT alone in this journey called life.
Let’s do this thing together and make a change.
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