Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs!

     Life wasn't easy.  But then again I don't think there is anyone out there who has never experienced loss of a loved one, sickness, discrimination, being bullied, domestic violence and countless others, just to name a few.  I can honestly say that I can put a check mark next to all of those plus some.  Through my 40 years of existence my faith and sanity were put to the test.  I admit, there were times I had reached my lowest point and all I could see was darkness.  When I thought I was at the ledge, God always had someone cross my path to offer a helping hand so that I didn't jump.
     It's these trials and tribulations that I experienced throughout my life that has me celebrating my triumphs.  I served my country proudly for 21 years in the Navy and now as a second career I am pursuing my passion and purpose to inspire, motivate and encourage others to hang in there, God will throw you a life line if you just believe and hold on.  If you want something bad enough, tap into your talents and open your heart to the possibilities of what is waiting for you.  I have a wonderful and supportive husband, a beautiful son and awesome stepchildren.  My friends and family are invaluable and I never miss an opportunity to tell them so. I am now a small business owner of Inspirationally Speaking, LLC and I am excited for what is to come.
     My life experiences and how I turned lemons into lemonade is the recipe I intend to share.  If things don't work out, at least I can say I have no regrets, learned from my failures and again share those with others.  Besides, I believe that personal growth and development is achieved through our trials, tribulations and triumphs.

Jennifer Foxworthy