Tag Archive: ABC Action News

ROBIN ROBERTS – Confronting Adversity

Always a "thumbs up" for this courageous broadcaster, and well on her way to being a survivor X2! Godspeed, Robin.

We all have to confront adversity at times during our lives. It’s inevitable. It’s a part of life. An important lesson is in knowing it is not so much the adversity we must go through as the manner in which we make it through to the other side. Robin Roberts seems to have had more than…

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

Lissette 2010 Emmy

Women’s History Month comes along in March. You're probably thinking of such as Betsy Ross, Florence Nightingale, Mother Teresa or . . .? Maybe it's just my sense of finding hidden messages in the most unlikely places, but I find it interesting that March is Women's History Month. Throughout the history of America, women have marched…

BRINGING AWARENESS TO AN IMPORTANT CAUSE – BREAST CANCER

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SEXUAL ABUSE BREAST CANCER: BRINGING AWARENESS TO AN IMPORTANT CAUSE Anyone who has read my blog for even a short period of time has probably figured out one of the foremost purposes in my life is bringing awareness to an important cause. You will often find me working and advocating to draw more…

Halloween – and the last day of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Personally, I find it a bit ironic that the last day of Domestic Violence Awareness Month is also the day of ghosts, goblins and tricks. Many survivors of domestic violence are still haunted by the ghosts of their past, while most victims are still being tricked into staying in an abusive or violent relationship. Ironically,…

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED – Taking Action Against Domestic Violence

Have you read more than one post on my blog? Do you visit often, or is this your first time here? Please let me extend a special invitation to you. On October 14, 2011, beginning at 8:00 p.m., Eastern Time, ABC Action News will air their annual primetime Emmy award winning special, TAKING ACTION AGAINST…

Carolyn’s Story to Air on ABC Action News – 2011 Campaign

 It has been quite a journey, from a young 18-year-old bride, living through 16+ years of domestic violence, then finding a life full of hope, faith, restoration and empowerment – empowerment to reach out and help others who are being victimized today, or struggling in their attempt at becoming a survivor. ABC Action News annually produces their…

Thanking the Ones Who Helped Get Me Here…

Since my book, ORANGE BLOSSOM WISHES: Child Molested, Woman Abused – Her Victorious Journey to Freedom was released in 2008, wonder upon wonder, opportunity upon opportunity and blessing upon blessing have taken place. None of these could have transpired without the encouragement, support and work on the part of others to help make the things…