Inspiration & Interviews

Stephen Michaud Quote
The dark moments give you hope to get through.. God has a purpose. ~ Stephen Michaud

When my editor for the Idaho State Journal sent me the email regarding a possible story on a local singing/songwriter… I felt God’s inspiration wash over me & to accept the assignment.

Then I watched this:

As Jaci said, “goose bumps” happen… & just as she felt in that moment… I felt honored too… The privilege to share in his journey, to tell his beautiful tale, to showcase his talent, & to share in his message of his faith in God… I felt God’s sweet spirit filling my heart with a passion for his encouraging story…

When I listened to Jaci and I watched her Facebook video {See Jaci’s call to Stephen…} of her surprise phone call to Stephen… I felt God’s hands guiding my request as I drafted an email to her management team for an interview with the Latin/Christian Music icon…

With Sixteen #1 radio hits, 17 albums, 7 Dove Awards, 3 RIAA Gold Records and 3 RIAA Platinum records… I was sure the actress/radio talk show host/ busy wife and mother of two could be out of my reach for an interview…

After all… Who am I???

I’m just a little Multimedia Journalist with a small little newspaper in a small town in Idaho & a few publications with only a few syndications…

I am not well known. I am not famous.

Guided by inspiration ~ Empowered through my faith…

God took the wheel ~ While I did the work…

Two people who trust me to tell their story…

Two people who trust in God on a daily basis…

Jaci Velasquez ~ Stephen Michaud:

An interview founded on inspiration & an article embraced by God…

This is their story…

… … …             The Link Is Coming            … … …

God has bigger plans for this story than any of us could possibly imagine…

Faith is what drives Jaci, Stephen, & I…

Each on our own has put God at the head of our individual life’s journey…

Now forever intertwined…

God’s divine path continues to give proof that with faith, trust in God, a belief in your talents, the love of your family, and a willingness to follow God’s inspiration… Anything is possible!!!

Happy Birthday, Baby!!!

“Sure, life may have been bumpy and you’ve made a few mistakes. Everyone makes mistakes. That’s how we learn. No, life didn’t go exactly how you had planned. It honestly never goes as planned for anyone… Ever. ” 

22 Ways To Love Yourself On Your Birthday ~ FamilyShare.com

“So here you are: one year older, and wiser… Guess what? You are doing just fine. God is pleased with you. You made it one more year. It is time to celebrate the day of your awesome birth. Trust me; there is no need to cry. Dry those tears and smile. It’s your birthday. You are amazing. You are worthy of celebrating.”

Jump In… Life is easy.

Jump In Life
Guess what??? Yeah ~ I sometimes get scared too. I worry people will judge me. I worry about this & that. I worry I might fail. I pause & for just a moment I question myself… & then… I remember a lesson in life (& my faith in God) that I learned when I was a young & working as a Camp Counselor for the YMCA: Jumping is easy… Regret is challenging… Do you have what it takes in the moment when you need to be AWESOME??? #learn2trustYOU #YesYouCan #alessandratoscanelli #BeBold

 

Life is meant for living & learning…

Mistakes happen. Risks Happen. So what???

Go ahead… Make a SPLASH ~ Make waves ~ Trust the Journey.

You will never experience greatness if you never take a chance…

~ Live YOUR Aloha ~

#BeBold #BeBrave #BeAuthentic

#YesYouCan #LiveYourAloha #JumpAndTHRIVE

Gratitude for My Blessings

Giivng Gratitude
Mahalo Nui Loa {Thank You} for being a part of my journey… Together, we learn to love ourselves & each others through the power of synergy!!! I’m grateful for YOU & your Aloha!!! ~ Xoxoxo

Being able to do what I love… Being able to share my thoughts & feelings about my passions… & being able to live in a world where content is valued, given credit, & then given to others to ponder… This is the blessing of writing. This is my greatest happiness. Words give life to new thoughts… New thoughts give meaning to our lives… & in a symbiotic nature… Writers & readers become linked in an exchange of Aloha!!!

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Mahalo Nui Loa, for your time, attention, & aloha!!!

May God bless you as you become You~er on your path & may your journey be filled with beauty, wonder, excitement, happiness, kindness, generosity, acceptance, & passion!!!

Xoxoxo!!!

International Women’s Day

“Worldwide, women continue to contribute to social, economic, cultural and political achievement. And we have much to celebrate today. But progress towards gender parity has slowed in many places.

The World Economic Forum predicted in 2014 that it would take until 2095 to achieve global gender parity. Then one year later in 2015, they estimated that a slowdown in the already glacial pace of progress meant the gender gap wouldn’t close entirely until 2133.” ~ {Join the International Women’s Day Movement}

Happy International Women's Day. Today we celebrate extraordinary women — past, present, and future – -and we commit…

Posted by Department of State — Office of Global Women's Issues on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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