Many stories of people with unfortunate beginnings tell of how they escaped their circumstances - AND NEVER GO BACK. They go on to their success and leave their past behind - or buried.
Not Jillian Haslam. Her childhood in India after the end of British colonization is a modern-day Dickensian horror. But she climbed from the slums of Calcutta to the top of her success then turned back to her roots to support others.
Winner of the prestigious Mother Teresa International Memorial Award, she has embraced her purpose to become an important driver of global action for the most urgent needs of the underserved in India and the UK, especially during the pandemic.More info →
Bigger Better Braver is a proven, step-by-step guide for uncovering and putting into action the vision we each have in our hearts to live the life we are meant to lead. Provided with clarity and enhanced with inspirational client and personal stories, it shows readers how to get unstuck from old ways of behaving and take bold steps toward something new and larger in their lives.
Foreword Reviews Winner. Chanticleer 1st Place and Finalist. International Book Awards Winner and Finalist.More info →
In the early 1960s, when land developers planned to dredge, bulldoze, and build on Upper Newport Bay, two Newport Beach residents objected. Their simple objection grew to become one of the most important ecological battles in California, with friends, neighbors, newspapers, the government, and the courts all taking sides. This is the story of Frank and Frances Robinson's life-changing journey, which ultimately impacted the history and ecology of Southern California.More info →
“A thoughtful, firsthand examination of Islam’s peaceful mainstream.”
After 9/11, the world became more fearful, and acts of terrorism were prominent in the news cycles and Islamophobia became a political tool. In Why Do They Hate Us?, author Steve Slocum takes the spotlight off the extremists and instead exposes the heart of the everyday Muslim through Christian outreach.
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How did Victoria Claflin Woodhull (1838 - 1927) become the first woman invited to speak to the United State Congress, and then the first female to run for President. What made Tennessee Celeste Claflin (1845 - 1923) so beguiling that the richest man in America, Cornelius Vanderbilt, fell completely in love with her?More info →