“The saddest aspect about their recovery process is that people think they have to dredge up an ugly, hurtful past and dig through a lot of painful memories, but I don’t think it has to be that way,” said Jeanette.
“Discovering your purpose involves exploring what you dreamed about as a child and then contemplating what that dream would look like for you right now,” said Faye. “After that, it involves going to work to accomplish the dream.”
“Your dream doesn’t have to be something that’s going to take over your life. And you don’t need to have every detail worked out in advance to begin. You just need to take that first step to move forward.”
“You may not think you’re getting through to kids or having any impact at that the moment. But, later, you discover they really were listening and you’ve influenced the direction of their lives,” Eric said.
Michele discovered a lot of helpful information about America’s food supply, toxins in the environment and how they work to impact a person’s health. The situation went beyond genetically-modified organisms and confined animal feeding operations that attract a lot of media attention.
“When we sit idly and just go through the motions of life, God is often begging us to talk to him. Because I was comfortable, I didn’t approach God for that conversation and didn’t realize he had other things for me to do,” said Jim.