Epiphanies. They are the sudden realizations that can change lives.
This week on Writers' Voices, we will be speaking with Elise Ballard about her book, "Epiphany: True Stories of Sudden Insight to Inspire, Encourage, and Transform". Elise Ballard had an epiphany and set out to find out if others have also experienced such a moment. They have. Her book is a collection of over fifty stories from people from all walks of life. From Deepak Chopra, Dr. Oz, Ali MacGraw, and Barry Manilow to teachers, missionaries, homemakers, and more, they all share about how one sudden moment of insight has the power to change lives.
Elise Ballard has worked as an actress, independent filmmaker, and film producer. She lives in Los Angeles and is working on the film and website for the Epiphany project.
International best-selling author, Kristine Carlson continues the "Don't Sweat The Small Stuff" series(originally started by her late husband, Dr. Richard Carlson) with the first new installment in nine years. "Don't Sweat The Small Stuff For Moms: Simple Ways to Stress Less and Enjoy Your Family More" presents tried-and-true advice in finding greater peace, joy, and harmony within themselves and their homes.
Kristine's previous books include, "An Hour To Live, An Hour To Love", "Don't Sweat The Small Stuff in Love", "Don't Sweat The Small Stuff For Women", and "Heatbroken Open: A Memoir Through Loss to Self-Discovery". She has also appeared on The Today Show, Oprah, The View, and more.
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Tune in to the next Writers' Voices for an interview with Michael Fischman. Michael is the author of "Stumbling Into Infinity: An Ordinary Man in the Sphere of Enlightenment." The book is a spiritual memoir recounting Michael's journey, from a challenging childhood to a successful Madison Avenue advertising career, through a mysterious turn of events that leads him into a relationship with a great humanitarian and one of India's most revered spiritual leaders, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Michael recounts inner traumas, glimpses of wisdom, a fight at an Indian ashram, and a blossoming of love and devotion.
Writers' Voices welcomes Linda Joy to the show this week. Monica and Caroline will be talking with Linda about the upcoming anthology, "A Juicy, Joyful Life: Inspiration from Women Who Have Found the Sweetness in Every Day", which she compiled. The book shares the intimate stories of over 40 women about how they overcame their biggest struggles, discovered who they are, and how they made the choice to live a juicy, joyful life. Linda is also, since 2005, the publisher of Aspire magazine, dedicated to inspiring women to live deeper, more authentic, and inspired lives. Make sure to take take time to tune in for this truly inspiring conversation!