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  • Jo

The Unbound Survivor

Jos-Madelaine Standing aka known to simply go by “Jo” is a born and raised Virginian. As a teenager accepted into a world renown school in New York City she lived in multiple major U.S. cities before moving to Canada for nearly ten years where she studied both the creative and fine arts at Universities, Colleges and […]

By |March 25th, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments
  • amanda

As You Discover Your True Worth, Remain or Become Teachable

Amanda Carlson

Brief background
I grew up in Utah. Got married shortly after graduating high school took one semester of college, and then quit when asked by new husband at that time to stop going and spend the time with him.

Challenges I overcame proved to myself I could do it
The first hurdle was starting the company. The […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|0 Comments
  • Sandra Showalter

It’s Okay To Be You

Sandra Showalter

Captures the photographic memories of a lifetime.

Sandra lives in Houston, Texas.  She owns her own photographic studio, It’s Your Turn Photography. Although I have yet to meet her in person, we have been participating in a professional photographers group that my uncle, Geof got me into “Fortbenders Photographers”. Sandra’s photographic work is very inspiring, […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|0 Comments
  • Diane Chatterton

My Power Came Back To Me Incrementally

Diane Chatterton

I was born in Santa Ana, California.  I am the second of four children and the only girl. My family moved to Tucson, Arizona at the end of 4th grade and this is where my most formative years took place.  I was always super outgoing, super busy and super involved.  I was a cheerleader for 5 years, cheering every […]

By |March 21st, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments
  • Jana

I Am The One Accountable For My Own Successes and Failures

Jana Truman

I was probably very challenging to raise.
When I was a little girl, the only purpose my dolls served were for scale for the buildings I built for them.  As the oldest child of a large family, I learned to be very practical and problem solving, for good–or not. Early on I started winning art […]

By |March 18th, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments
  • Charlene

My Life Has Been Richly Blessed By All Of My Babies and Their Birth Mommas

Charlene Cardall

Life started with difficulties
Born at 24 weeks and not breathing upon delivery started life with difficulties.  The most lasting of all of them, the lack of oxygen caused my Cerebral Palsy.  At the time my parents didn’t know what was wrong with me, they just knew that I wasn’t behaving physically like a typical […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments
  • Heather 1

I Hate Feeling Idle and Stuck In A Job Or A Place In My Life

Heather Everett

Background
I was born in Arizona and moved to Utah when I was seven-years-old. I am currently going to BYU to get my degree in Theatre Media Arts, Theatre Art Studies with an emphasis in costume design. I come from a wonderful family and I am the youngest of my three brothers.

 Challenge you overcame and/or […]

By |March 11th, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments
  • Stacy 222

It Took Me Over Twenty Years, But I Earned It!

Stacy Black

I was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and lived in the same house all my life until I went away to college.  After working on my bachelor’s degree for three years, my parents divorced and my mom was emotionally struggling in a very debilitating way.  I still had a younger brother at home […]

By |March 9th, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments
  • Kilee 2

If You Stay Strong and Look At The Cup Half Full, Things Will Work Out

Kilee Gumbredt

My name is Kilee. I grew up in Utah. I am a single parent of a handsome boy who is now 5 years old. I’m also a professional cosmetologist. I enjoy helping people and making them happy. I have had a few challenges in my life, one being when I was a child my […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|0 Comments
  • Ann

My Personal Journey to Motherhood: A Story About Love and Perseverance

Ann Prine Sorkin

I’ve wanted to be a mother for as long as I can remember. This, in itself, is nothing unique or surprising for a girl growing up in the 1960’s.  I grew up in a household with two supportive, stable, and loving parents. My mother and father provided everything I needed to grow up […]

By |March 7th, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments