“Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.” ~Og Mandino
In November of 2007 my life burned to the ground—quite literally.
I lost my house, four foster dogs, my sixteen-year-old cat, four pet rats, all of my possessions—and with that, my sense of peace and safety in the world.
I had called every fear I ever had into my life on that one, dark day. In short order, I was homeless, jobless, and for the most part, friendless.
I was downsized from my full-time job, let go from my part-time job of five years (on my birthday), and …