I often look at my life and wonder how did I get here? There have been so many twists and turns, ups and downs and flat out moments of stop the world I want to get off. Through it all, I’ve come to understand that everything has a purpose. Oftentimes, it’s hard to understand why things happen. I many never know why. As a woman of faith, I believe that “…we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to his purpose.” (Romans 8:28) CALLED FOR A PURPOSE In November 2001, I walked away from a 22-year marketing career. Honestly, I didn’t plan it. Circumstances drove my decision. I was living and working in New York City. On September 1


We made it! We’ve entered a new year full of hopes and dreams. With that, I wish everyone a very happy, healthy, joyous and prosperous New Year! Last year, I started a new adventure by writing blog articles, based on my show, It's Only Lipstick. Each story was meant to encourage and inspire, while hopefully, giving a few laughs along the way. I was having so much fun; and the feedback I’ve gotten has been so encouraging to me. As I’ve allowed myself to be vulnerable, you’ve encouraged me by letting me know how my stories have touched you. That means the world to me. Then, I discovered there is such a thing as writer’s block. I would sit down to write; and NOTHING! I was going into panic m