#inspiration

Remember Me?

In 2018, my first book was published. The book is called, “Killing My Father Then Finding Him.” The theme of the book is about how I came to forgive both of my parents for the abuse and neglect I felt all through my childhood. I hid my upbringing from my friends in school. I masked it well because recently I read a short piece one of my childhood friends wrote about me and why he was buying the book. He wrote, “what I remember about John was his passion for life and his genuine concern for others.”


If you are holding onto pain from your past, I encourage you to do the work on yourself to heal. I did, and I promise it isn’t easy, but nothing worthwhile ever is.

Standard
#inspiration

The Power Within…

In my book, “Killing My Father Then Finding Him,” I wrote about the power of forgiveness. True forgiveness frees you from anger, bitterness and resentment. It takes time and it takes courage to forgive. It takes those same qualities to face your fears. You have the power within yourself to accomplish anything you want to. All it takes is one brave step…

Standard
#inspiration

Leadership Moment…

When your leadership moment presents itself, will you answer the call? It might mean going against popular opinion, or not “doing things the way we’ve always done them.” Find the strength inside you to overcome fear and insecurities. Lead

Standard
#inspiration

Growth…

Life is a struggle if you are trying to grow. No one ever said it would be easy, nor did they say the road less traveled was a straight path. The twists, turns and setbacks are normal. Expect them and embrace them. And when it seems impossible, you are close to a breakthrough. Keep going…

Standard
#inspiration, Uncategorized

Interview With Joshua Shea

podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-determined-people-podcast/id1545647376

Joshua Shea was 38 years old. He was a successful businessman, City Council member, founder of a wildly popular film festival, and Joshua had even received the “Key to the City.” In 2014 it all fell apart. Joshua Shea got arrested and went to jail.

Today, Joshua is sober for over seven years, and his life is dedicated to helping individuals and families in their recovery. Josh’s story gives families hope that healing is possible. Hear his remarkable story of redemption and restoration on

The Determined People Podcast

Click on the link to listen…

http://www.paddictrecovery.com

Standard