Meet the Author

IMG_1885Hello!  Glad you stopped by – really!  I started this blog in order to get my thoughts down in writing as I wander my way thru a very intense personal journey.  I have been thru hell and back in my life and I’m finally coming around to the realization that I need to seek a closer relationship with God.  I’ve always had one, but not a deep, life-changing one.

I feel like I’ve wasted so much of my life, just barely getting by – while seeing others who seem to have it all.  They seem happy and content.  Don’t misunderstand me….I KNOW we all have problem areas and trials in our lives.  No question.  But they seem so blessed.  And I want that.

I am a divorced gal with 2 kids.  My beautiful daughter is 20 years old and married.  My son is 7 years old.  And yes, I had him at age 41, thanks.  Needless to say, my life is never boring! LOL

God and my family are the center of my world.  I value trust and honest, open communication above everything else.  I am the type of person who will give you the shirt off my back until you deceive me.  If you do that, I will forgive you – but it will never be the same.  Not sure if that is a good thing or not…..but I intend to find out on this here journey of mine.

Have any questions? Comments?  Feel free to leave here with me.

My current career is in the Human Resources field – I suppose that is because I am very much a people person.  I enjoy people.  I thrive on making others smile and/or helping to resolve issues.  Bad part of that is that I tend to forget to take care of myself in the meantime.  Again, something I am SLOWLY trying to get a handle on.

I have been in the insurance field (life, health, auto, property), in medical claims processing and retail.  So as you can see, I am a well-rounded individual with a lot of ‘been there, done that’ experience.

My dreams are to speak and/or train others about God.  That one scares me to death and I have no idea why it is a desire….but it’s a growing dream of mine and I will go where He leads.  I hope to partner with my dad to help him in his online business and for fun…..photography and stained-glass creations!

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  1. Hey Kelly, we “hooked up” on twitter with the Jesse Jackson/Phil Roberson tweets. Anyway checked out you website/bolg and wanted to let you know that I have some blogging experience and yes, I’m in the insurance fields also. In particular, I wanted to offer an answer to to 1) “My dream is a desire to speak/train God, You said you didn’t know why. Ans also why you’ve gone through so much and seem like other have so much more than you do at this stage of your life. If you are like me and have dealt with some pretty heavy “needs” in your life, calling out to God… then imagine if you didn’t have God to call out to. Most of use go through something and at some point in our lives reach a spot that we, ourselves, through our own efforts can not solve the problem. It we are alone, without God, then when we reach that impossible spot… we feel nothing but despair… it is is a lonely place. But if we have God in our lives we don’t feel despair.. be fee empowered by relying on him. Perhaps you want others empowered rather than feel lost, helpless in despair. What do you think?

    Then the issue about others that have so much, the feeling that you aren’t where you want to be at this stage of your life… Well, it says in the Bible that what ever has happened to you in your life was REQUIRED. You would be Kelly without going through it.

    So just trust God. Kelly is exactly where God intended for Kelly to be. Obedient.

    • Dave – thank you for that! I get what you are saying for sure….and I agree – if things always worked out for us – why would we then turn to God? We tend to take things for granted easily.

      And I agree too – that what I have gone thru has helped to mold me into the person I am. As the saying goes ‘God isn’t thru with me yet’ is applicable regardless of age.

      I really appreciate your feedback – some days are ‘down’ days and it helps to hear from others!

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