Life Issues

December 12, 2016

The Girl Who Gives A Shit: What It Means To Be A Mentor

A few months back I was getting my sons bike fixed at a local bike shop when the teenager behind the counter who was serving me […]
October 13, 2016

A New Landscape: When My Son Was Harassed Online I Was Faced With A Difficult Question. Do We Support & Project Youth In This Changing Landscape?

Our kids live in a completely different world than the one I grew up in. They are exposed to more advertising, adult content, violence and aggression […]
September 29, 2016

Elephants Never Forget: My Interview with Dr. Kate Evans

  Dr. Kate Evans is the founder and director of Elephants for Africa, and organization that focuses on conservation, research and education. With a lifelong passion […]
September 22, 2016

How Dr. Gabor Maté F&*ked Me Up. How I Wanted To Die. How Parts Of Me Did & How I Am Forever Grateful.

I want to begin this blog by quoting a passage from Neile Donald Walsch’s, A Conversation with God. “The Beginning of God. The end is action. […]
September 7, 2016

The Art of Lifestyle Change #PODCAST: How My Best Friend Lost 65 Pounds & Changed Her Life!

Have you ever wondered what it takes to change your lifestyle and see the physical results of your commitment? How much of that change is more than just […]
September 4, 2016

Angels In Japan: Scared and alone in Osaka I prayed for help & my prayers were answered!

I have decided to do a series of blogs on Angels, a subject that has always been close to my heart. Throughout my life I have […]
September 1, 2016

How I forgot to teach my child about GOD!

One evening a few weeks back, my son was having a panic attack. This is something that is a regular occurrence for him during bed time […]
August 23, 2016

People Paper: The Art of Storytelling

WHAT DOES STORYTELLING MEAN TO ME – AN ESSAY BY CARA JONES (Originally posted on Joel Franco’s Blog – Chesapeake Films) When I was four years […]
August 23, 2016

The Age of Equestrian: How Horses Help Us Heal

I met Benzi, the dwarf horse, during my first week of my new position. He was stubborn (like me) and refused to let me lead him […]