happy because she lives her passions

Why happy? She lives her passion.

I write to make a difference.

Writing is one way I give back to the world.





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10 Steps – It’s Your Story

I am proud to announce the recent publication of my husband’s book, Where Do I Go From Here? A Guidebook for Life’s Transitions with the accompanying two set Guided Meditations in audio format.  All are available on  The book • Empowers you to discover what you truly want from life and then shows you how to …

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Ciao, Italy!

It was a life-changing holiday in 2015, when my husband and I celebrated 35 years of marriage with a three week excursion to Ireland and Italy. This mini travelogue follows us a bit through Italy. Discover the people and culture as we did. You might fall in love all over again, too. (PS I hope …

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14 Moments with Jesus: On the Way of the Cross – Meditation on the Passion of Christ (free pdf download) Who is Jesus? 1st Century Eyewitnesses Tell their Stories  – Historical Fiction; collection of 36 short stories Seasons of our Souls –  A compilation work, is undergoing revisions for a second edition publication.

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Children’s Books

The children’s books Cheryl is currently writing are intended to make the lives of children better through fun and interactive educational means. All children deserve the best future. It begins today in the books they read. Watch for the release of the following titles beginning 2017: Little Town in the Valley, series Who Am I? The I Am Poems …

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Books for Small Business Owners

Lessons from a Small Business Owner: A Simple Primer for Success soon to be released in kindle format! A must have for all new small business owners as well as those with businesses in operation as a finger tip reference.

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Articles with My Byline

As a contributing writer for the Jackson County Advocate from 2007 to 2011, Cheryl interviewed Small Business Owners for a series called: The Entrepreneur Next Door: Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things. A version (not the final published copy) of some of those stories are located at her blog, The Entrepreneur Next Door

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