Look Who’s Blooming!

February 1, 2010 by Barb Scala  
Filed under Bloom Talk

Meet 3 inspiring women who are “blooming” while following their passions, overcoming challenges and making a difference.

Guests: Jennifer Covello creator of My Life baby journal, Laura Fitzpatrick-Nager cancer survivor & author of Swimming on My Wedding Day and Martha Hoffman founder of Call to Care Uganda
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Jennifer Covello

Jennifer Covello

Jennifer always loved to journal and wanted more than just a baby book to chronicle her children’s lives. Hear how this single mom of two small kids, one with special needs, worked full time and managed to create and publish a keepsake baby journal entitled My Life…A Chronicle of the Journey which recently won the Living Now Bronze Award. Jennifer’s Story

Laura Fitzpatrick-Nager

Laura Fitzpatrick-Nager

When diagnosed with breast cancer for the third time, a wise friend said, “You didn’t create this, but
you can create your healing.” Listen to Laura’s story of hope in searching for role-models for living well with cancer and how she has become one herself as author of  Swimming on My Wedding Day: My Cancer Journey through the Seasons. Laura’s Story

Martha Hoffman

Martha Hoffman

For many years, Martha had the same dream at night. A woman helping children. She soon realized that she was “the woman” and the children she needed to help were in Uganda. Find out how Martha embraced this country and it’s people as founder of Call to Care Uganda. Martha’s Story

Her Dreams Called Her to Africa

October 8, 2009 by Barb Scala  
Filed under Making a Difference, Who's Blooming

martha-hoffman-2For many years, Martha Hoffman had the same dream. A woman helping children, which she soon realized was herself . But where was this place and what did her dreams mean?

Martha’s questions were soon answered when her grandmother appeared in this recurring dream, holding a bark cloth purse. It was the clue she needed. As a child, Martha received this gift when her grandmother’s friend returned from a mission trip to Uganda. She jumped out of bed and screamed, “It’s Uganda!”

“That’s when the seed was planted, when I was a little girl,” explained Martha. “That’s where it all began.” Read more