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J. H. Carpenter Barnes

James H. Carpenter Barnes is a faith-based author and public speaker. He writes supernatural fiction thrillers and scriptural non-fiction books on personal development.  His novel Between the Ticks of the Clock-2nd Edition received nomination for Outstanding Fiction by the African American Arts Alliance of Chicago, and it received a Literary Titan Book Award. His bestselling book, Looking for God? Look no Further – Look Within, contains spiritual principles for creating vision and achieving goals. Principles he has used in his personal and business life over the past 20 years. He and his wife Wendy co-host JW/FUZION radio program and podcast focused on personal development. March of 2020 saw the debut of a show hosted by James H. Carpenter Barnes called Shattered Ceilings, a program produced by Road2Eternity Entertainment Company. In the spring of 2020 James along with wife Wendy, launched Life-Imagined, an organization focused on spiritual growth and personal development: - http://life-Imagined.org

Born in the city of Chicago, he attended DePaul University where, as a pre-med student, he studied biology with a minor in Philosophy & Religion. After being born again in 1982 he completed undergrad studies at LOGOS Bible College in Florida. He received his Doctor of Philosophy & Religious Studies at W.W.I. Bible School and Seminary in Indiana. His mission and passion - Inspiring growth beyond limited thinking and mediocrity.

Wendy L. Cunningham Barnes

Wendy was born and raised in the city Chicago, IL. She is a successful entrepreneur, bestselling author, host of the WendyLyfe, radio talk cohost, ambassador, wife, and mother of three (Paige, Matthew and Christian). Wendy left Corporate America in 1999 to launch her own Mary Kay organization. She has a gift for inspiring women to believe in their own unique beauty. Wendy also works to encourage the families of special needs children, and advocates for the care giving professionals who support this community. Her advocacy for the disabled was born out her experience raising two special needs children, her daughter Paige (who passed in 2013) and son Christian. In the spring of 2020, Wendy and her husband James, , launched Life-Imagined, an organization focused on spiritual growth and personal development: - http://life-Imagined.org

 The WendyLyfe YouTube channel was initially created to be networking information resource for the special-needs community. The videos of Wendy and Christian gained the attention of Road2Eternity Entertainment Company. After several conversations, the company expressed interest in developing a show around this platform. The concept of the WendyLyfe Show revolves around creating an awareness, providing resource connections, and to inspire people with disabilities and their families.

As a professional speaker, coach and author, Wendy speaks on topics that inspire and motivate while touching the heart. She candidly shares how she had to daily tell herself, “keep your fists up”, as she endured blow after blow from life’s many lessons. Her upcoming book, Unbelievable poignantly tells her story of moving beyond the wounds of the past into a place of strength, faith, and peace.

 

Between the Ticks of the Clock

 from Christian Faith Publishing author J. H. Carpenter Barnes


is an imaginative supernatural thriller focused around Jamison Harold Donovan, a middle-aged struggling business executive from Sussex Falls, trapped in a deadbeat career and a dysfunctional family life, pushing him to the brink--all of which changes when he discovers the Al Mighty had chosen him before birth to become the celestial Watchman over his region, but first he must face down the forces of darkness as well as his own fears.

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August 6, 2020 Show

How Comfortable Is Your Comfort Zone?

James H. Carpenter Barnes & Wendy L. Cunningham Barnes

 

 

July 30, 2020 Show

Kara Scott Dentley

 is a double scientist turned entrepreneur and success specialist. Prior to retirement at the age of 35 years, she served in the Federal Government as a Physicist and Geospatial analyst for 9+ years. Her research is well respected and is published in the United States of American and internationally.  Since her retirement, she has been privileged to travel around the world to give talks on the Science to Success using methods and strategies learned during her academic and work career, including but not limited to Big Data, Spatial Analytics. On a lighter note, she enjoys sharing with others How to make the Shift from merely Existing to Truly Living with Purpose and Passion. In addition, having known the excitement and frustration of wanting to give, be and do more with her time, she shares with individuals and organizations on how to earn additional income on a part-time basis and for serious individuals, how to replace their traditional linear income with passive income while working part-time from home. Her desire is to inspire others to dream a bigger dream, and to live the life they desire NOW! She will continue to inspire the hearts of individuals via speaking, coaching, training and as a Global leader with Total Life Changes. Her book is due for release in Fall 2019, and it’s going to be very exciting and enlightening!! The Dentley’s are founder and CEO of their non-profit organization, Already Always Amazing, where they help support children, veterans and seniors by providing necessary resources and support for overall success. Through their non-profit organization, they feed hundreds of children in the city of Chicago during the summer months and help them write their own books. The children are then rewarded with an all-expenses paid trip (with an adult) to Disney World. She and her husband, Dr. James Dentley, also serve on the boards of several non-profit organizations and has donated to several Foundations for the good of humanity including one of the major philanthropic organizations, based in Los Angeles, California – The City Summit/Gala Benefit.

Dr. Kara Scott-Dentley can be reached:  Email: kara@inspired2speak.com      LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/kara-scott-b161a08   

Facebook: www.facebook.com/karascott.business

 

 

July 23, 2020 Show

Special Guest: Thomas Nestor

Thomas Nestor is a best-selling author, professional speaker, and the founder of Leadership Today. Thomas’s purpose is to teach people how to lead in a world that seems to crave leadership.

Thomas worked alongside Tony Robbins and has delivered keynotes to 300+ organizations including Google, Disney, and the NFL. Thomas has authored three books including How Leaders Make Decisions.

Thomas’ favorite Leadership quote is “you cannot talk yourself out of something you behaved yourself into.”

When he is not working, he roots for the Chicago Bears, eats at Brazilian Steakhouses all over the U.S., and is a devoted movie-goer. Thomas resides in Tinley Park, Illinois with his wife Chelsea, two daughters Isabel & Jocelyn, and their active Doberman, Duke.
 

 

 

July 16, 2020 Show

Elder Kevin McGee and Dr. Caryn McGee.

Elder Kevin McGee is the Pastor of Victory Temple Church of God in Christ, located in Broadview, IL. He founded this ministry along with his wife, Dr. Caryn McGee.

Pastor McGee serves as President of the 3rd Jurisdiction Youth Department under the leadership of Bishop Robert R. Sanders. Pastor McGee holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Theology. Dr. Caryn McGee is the founder of I AM (Its About Me) Ministries. She is the author of the book, Power Words. Pastor and Dr. McGee have been married for 28 years and are parents to three children, Justin, Jared and Jalisa.

The McGee’s host Connections, an internet radio show on www.Intellectualradio.com  an iHeart Radio Station which airs Saturdays from 12 noon to 1pm.

 

 

July 9, 2020 Show

Monica Reed


Monica Reed, a 5x Award-Winning, #1 Best-Selling Author, was born to impact the nation. She has been on a mission to change the world one family at a time. She is a wife and the mother of four children. Known as an active resident in a small town of Ewing, New Jersey.

Many don’t know she WON second place in 7th grade for reciting the Dr. Martin Luther King - "I Have A Dream speech, not because of the words spoken. Dr. KING did that already! She won because of the passion of heart that showed up through her small body (back then) with a BIG IMPACT, that led to the AWARD!

She is working for change in families, marriages, and individuals. Her R.E.N.E.W.W. YOU (remove everything negative everyone wins Within) movement for WOMEN - she is passionate about helping women rediscover, redefine, and redesign their lives. RENEW YOUR MARRIAGE is her marriage movement. My Marriage Matters - Couples Connect is her stand for MARRIED COUPLES.

She launched Love Mama Inspires in 2019. Love, Mama Inspires is her movement is to empower ALL MOTHERS, Grandmothers, Aunties, Women who have Influenced a child. She is traveling around the world encouraging more woman to break relationship barriers and live a LEGACY!

You can find all of her work on her website: www.MonicaDReed.com

 

 

July 2, 2020 Show

C. Lynn Williams


C. Lynn Williams is an award-winning author of four #StaySane parenting books, motivational speaker, and family life coach. She helps parents create the kind of home life that welcomes communication and trust with their tweens, teens and adult children. Believing business and entrepreneurial moms can have better work-life balance, she created Finding Superwoman™ a coaching program to help women kick the chaos out of their life. Her Facebook group: Balanced Moms Club offers daily tips, and time management support for mothers with children ages 0-12. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @MsParentguru. Like her Facebook page: www.facebook.com/CGWWBooks and visit her website: www.clynnwilliams.com 

Her motto: Providing parenting solutions. Building solid foundations. Securing promising futures.

 

 

June 25, 2020

Nicole Fayta


Nicole is a certified nutritional consultant, master herbalist and holistic health practitioner. She holds a Bachelor of Science in holistic medicine and has been studying nutrition, health, and natural healing for nearly 20 years. She has been married for 22 years and has 2 teenage children, one in college and one in high school. She home schooled her two children since kindergarten and believes that passion and hard work is more important than memorizing a bunch of useless information. She has lectured and taught many raw food prep classes which has hopefully taught people to better themselves through nutrition and healthy living. She is passionate about the body's innate ability to heal itself without any drugs or medication. Her hobbies include ballet, reading, music, making herbal remedies, gardening, and creating new recipes for her family.
 

 

June 18, 2020 Show

Rochinda Pickens

Rebirth......Renew.....Rejuvenation

Rochinda Pickens is the CEO and Founder of Kept Woman of God, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. As a vessel of God, Rochinda serves as a loving wife, best-selling author, speaker, grandma and proud mother of three. She works to help others to define their own truth and is making a difference in communities around the country. Rochinda’s courage and determination to walk in liberty has impacted and inspired women to stand in their truth. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. She is a member of Sister Circle of Greater Kansas City, the International Association of Businesswomen and member of Concord Fortress of Hope Church.
 

 

 

June 11, 2020 Show

Debra Vines

Debra Vines knows too well and understands the importance of advocacy, community involvement and partnership as her son Jason was diagnosed with Autism at 18 months.

In response, she founded The Answer, Inc., in 2007, an NFP organization that assist parents and caregivers in navigating through the systems of social services and academic institutions by providing: case management/referral services, recreation, and resources for families with individuals having Autism or other developmental disorders. 

She also knows just how important it is to sincerely give selflessly to promote and create change in the lives of persons with Autism and other disabilities. Her greatest accomplishment has been to watch the families that she has aided reach milestones that were once told would be unobtainable.

·       Senator Kimberly Lightford Women Committee

·       Erikson Institute, Fellow

·       Bellwood Chamber of Commerce, Board Director

·       Department of Defense (Autism), Peer Reviewer

·       Co-Host of 1390am Brunch Bunch Show

·       Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Community Leader Award

·       Delta Sigma Theta Community Leader Award

·       Hillside Commission Dr. Martin Luther King Dream Award 

·       AAABNA Community Service Award 

 

 

June 4, 2020 Show

Ericka Glorious Moore 

Ericka Glorious Moore is an Overcomer Specialist, motivational speaker and author who empowers people to know their true value and operate at their optimal potential. Being transparent, she shares how she overcame bullying and the snare of suicide. She’s inspired many by teaching a step by step approach to move from victim to victor. Ericka Glorious Moore is also a branding and marketing specialist the owner of the Story of [e], Co.


Contact Ericka at:
erickagloriousmoore@gmail.com  or www.erickagloriousmoore.com

 

 

May 28, 2020 Show

Evan J. Roberts

is a children's picture book author and educator. He also writes fiction and non-fiction for teens. Mr. Roberts' interest in writing was influenced by his early experiences as a classroom teacher. He has mentored youth for more than a decade emphasizing the importance of self-education, literacy, developing clarity of purpose and pursuing excellence in life. In 2013, Mr. Roberts published, How to Become Influential and Highly Successful: The Young Adult Success Manual. This self-help guide for teens was created to inspire young people to set ambitious goals and to teach them how success happens. There are several important leadership principles throughout the book including, becoming impeccable with self, developing limitless thinking, goal setting, and resiliency. Those principles are part of a larger story that provides teens with a motive to stop settling for less than they are capable. There is an additional workbook with twenty-five success-oriented activities for teens to explore.  In 2016, Mr. Roberts created the Khahari Discovers series, which is a children's picture book series inspired by his son. This series was designed to positively impact African American boys and girls. It is also Mr. Roberts' way of encouraging early literacy and contributing to the positive portrayal of African American families in literature. Currently, there are three volumes in the series. The Joy of Family is a fun, rhyming story about a family welcoming their first child into the world. The Meaning of Autism is a heartfelt story about friendship, acceptance, and teamwork. The Brilliance of Janae tells the story of an intelligent, African American girl who loves science and teaches her family about the importance of plants.

 

 

May 21, 2020 Show

Marsha Blackwell

Marsha Blackwell was born and raised in the city of Chicago, IL. Under the influence of Godly parenting, Marsha became a renowned educator, author, & inspirational speaker. Presently she is the visionary of MDB Empowerment Enterprises. This a ministry designed to motivate people to reach their highest potential, realizing their strongest sense of self through her publications, speaking events, and seminars.

Throughout Marsha's years, she has devoted her life to the cause of empowering and preparing her students as well as adults for their God given purpose in life. She has been distinguished as “Who’s Who Among Educators, and the Most Inspirational Teacher Award. She has discovered her purpose in her life is to be a blessing to others in the marketplace and in Christendom with the release of her book, Positioned For Destiny, Marsha's inaugural book.

 

 

May 14, 2020 Show

Special Guest: Michael White

Michael White, in his early twenties, is a young award-winning film & television producer, actor, speaker, singer-songwriter, composer & visionary. He is passionate about crafting stories with inspirational messages using media as a platform to inspire people around the world. He is the president of Road 2 Eternity, a Christian film & television production company with numerous films & TV credits. He interned at Genesis Studios and is currently a cameraman at TBN Studios in Aurora, IL. He’s also a member of JCTV, a community access television station in the Chicagoland area.

Michael White can be reached at: mwhite@road2eternity.net   or   www.road2eternity.net

 

 

May 7, 2010 Show

Special Guest: Ta'She'Ana Banks

Ta'She'Ana is originally from Rock Island, Illinois and currently resides in Chicago, Illinois. As a previous volunteer for the Lupus Society of Illinois, she became inspired to reveal her childhood story, growing up with a disease-stricken parent. She has a double major Bachelor of Finance and Accounting and is currently an accountant for the Center of Medicaid and Medicare Services. She is also a veteran of the United States Air Force. Ta'She'Ana loves to travel, dance and laugh until tears fall.
 

 

 

April 30, 2020 Show

Dr. Felicity Joy Solomon

 

Dr. Felicity Joy Solomon has been a life coach since 2012. This career found her after over 20 years as a performer and director. As a coach, her passion is encouraging people to strengthen their strengths while outsourcing their weaknesses. She holds people accountable to their own values, not hers, which allows them to shine as they were created to. She just starred in her first, movie entitled Reflections, an independent film short about the power of prayer. She has recently launched She hosts Simply Felicity Show, an online talk show where she encourages people to live their dreams, as well as Black Conservative Female.

Dr. Felicity Joy can be reached via:

simplyfelicitymedia@gmail.com 

mailto:solomonfelicity@gmail.com

 

 

April 23, 2020 Show

Elissa Frazier 

Elissa is a full-time Ed.D. student and a part-time instructor in the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago. She currently teaches Literacy and Professional Learning Communities courses to pre-service teachers. She is a former English teacher, Reading Specialist and Instructional Coach. Her research is focused on culturally responsive technology integration in K-12 schools, literacy, and teacher professional development.

She is a wife and mother of four children. She is also an Autism advocate and children's book author. Elissa is passionate about the education of all children. Her children’s book, Daddy’s Favorites is available on Amazon.com.

 

 

April 16, 2020 Show

Yusuf Ali E -

Yusuf Ali E is a poetic product of coal oil lamps (no electricity), wash pans, galvanized tubs, clotheslines, gardens, dandelion greens, poke salad, pump water, outhouses, slop jars, dirt roads, blueberry and blackberry patches, sassafras trees, and long walks to Gobin School, a 3-room schoolhouse. He’s from Pembroke Township, IL, and those dirt roads he walked in the 1950's are still dirt.

Yusuf tells stories, writes poetry and enjoys motivating children and adults alike. He is the author and publisher (Natural Resources Unlimited, LLC) of more than 15 books. His first book, One Room Shack debuted in 1973. It and the next 8 or 9 books were developed on IBM Selectrics and facet typewriters. Yusuf published over 100 writers via his Chicago Renaissance Anthology Series. In 1972 he graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of New Hampshire with a BA in Sociology, and was nominated into Pi Gamma Mu, and Phi Beta Kappa. Yusuf earned his Masters in Language and Literature from Governors State University. His latest award-winning children’s’ book, My Father Knows, salutes fathers and father figures and recognizes their importance and value in the family unit.
 

 

 

April 9, 2020 Show

Aria Craig

Aria Craig is a Co-parenting and Blended Family Expert, Certified Parent Coach, Speaker, MBA, and Bestselling author of The Single Mother Diaries™, where she offers leadership tips and coaching for single, divorced and blended parents in the three most important aspects of their lives: parenting, relationships, and careers. She supports parents with making wiser decisions that benefit them personally and professionally. She has also started a series of children’s books that focus on social issues, such as bullying.

 

 

 

 

April 2, 2020 Show

 Velvetta Young

Velvetta Young has helped hundreds of families with LegalShield. The services allow families, business owners, commercial drivers and conceal carry owners the ability to have lawyers on retainer. She loves network marketing because it gives her time and freedom to do the things she loves to do. One of those things is her future best seller, Pushing Past Fear to Finding the best You! In the book she shares her stories of life when there were points she wanted to throw in the towel and give up. Life issues such as: divorce, a child with a chronic illness, domestic violence, loss of a spouse, loss of parents. The reason for the book is to share tips to help others become unstuck and start living again. The book is due out July 2020.  Another thing network marketing gives me the ability to do was to start Breakfast4CEOs which is a monthly networking event based on personal development. The event was started November 2015. And, November 2019 the event went viral and can be heard on TRUTHRADIO.NET every Friday from 6 to 6:30 pm. She does workshops on titles such as "Saying No is Today's Biggest Challenge, 5 Tips to Growing Your Business, Life Assessment tests and Using Facebook for Business. She holds monthly Will Workshops and has been a Money Smart Week presenter since 2015 where she teaches the different types of identity theft in communities on the Southside of Chicago. She can be contacted on Facebook, LinkedIn, at (708) 606-2379 for events. Email is: velvetta35.ladiesofjustice.com

 

 

 March 26, 2020 Show

Veronica Montinola

Founder of Life’s Simple Pleasures, is one of the few Master Feng Shui Consultants in the Chicago area and an authority on upgrading the energy of your environment. She trained with Master Chinese Teachers in Southeast Asia in the areas of: Classical Feng Shui, Chinese Astrology & Strategic Execution techniques. She became aware that we underutilize our space, be it our home or office. Even though our world has evolved and we have embraced many energy practices that include mindfulness and wellbeing. She believes that working with our environment is the missing link. She helps families and business owners maximize their space with her ENERGY FLOW PROCESS ANALYSIS, because a home or office is the biggest expense in everyone’s monthly outflow. Veronica is a contributing author to: R.E.S.U.L.T.S: Real Estate Simplified, Unlocking Lasting and Total Success She has an online school, her fall program: 9 Steps for Creating Lasting Success: Your Personal Blueprint Based on Chinese Astrology. She also runs a private monthly membership group, and a private practice. You can read her blogs and sign up for her weekly newsletters. See her free resources at www.lspfengshui.com  and www.facebook.com/LSP.fengshui

 

 

MARCH 19, 2020 SHOW

Earl Sewell 

National bestselling and award-winning author Earl Sewell has written and published twenty-five novels. He has won literary awards for the novels "The Flip Side of Money"; "Keysha's Drama," and "Maya's Choice." In addition, the American Library Association placed several of his teen titles on its widely distributed Reluctant Readers List. His podcast, Lenney Gray is being downloaded in over 80 countries worldwide. Mr. Sewell is an accomplished voice-over talent and has also narrated several books written by other writers in the U.S. and Canada.

Mr. Sewell is an endurance athlete who competes in Ironman 70.3 triathlons. (1.2-mile open water swim, 56-mile bike ride, and a 13.1-mile run). He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Columbia College in Chicago and a Master of Fine Arts Degree in creative writing from Goddard College.

 

 

March 12, 2020 Show

Dr. Robb D. Thompson

Dr. Robb D. Thompson grew up in Oaklawn, IL and worked for United Parcel Post for during his early adulthood years. He sought and found "practical answers to life's problems through a real and personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Dr. Thompson earned his doctoral degree from Life Christian University, based in Tampa Florida. Dr. Thompson has also authored 37 books and ministered in 47 nations around the globe.

Dr. Thompson founded Midwest Christian Center in 1983,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robb_Thompson - cite_note-joy-5 which grew into a large worship center. Dr. Thompson presently serves as Founder and Senior Pastor of the Family Harvest Church located in Tinley Park, Illinois a culturally diverse nondenominational church with approximately 4,000 members.

 

 

March 5, 2020 Show

Cheryl Garrett

Cheryl Garrett is a seasoned professional whose expertise spans across the industries of human resources, proprietary education, sales/sales management, training, and strategic alliances. She has held several highly responsible positions in corporate America that required relationships with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 clients. Cheryl is currently the Chief Alliance Officer of Executive Business Alliance Chicago and participates as Chief of Staff and consultant for Georgia Doty Comprehensive Health, a non-profit agency helping communities challenged with economic and health disparities. She is also pursuing her passion and calling of motivator, trainer and life strategies coach. Her goal is to help others find, live and enjoy their life’s purpose through their spiritual self.  Cheryl’s professional and personal life stand firmly on a devout faith in Jesus Christ. She enjoys participating in various aspects of ministry, time with family and friends, travel and hosting gatherings

 

 

February 27, 2020 Show (Second Interview)

February 13, 2020 Show (First Interview)

Steve Werner

is a former Professional Commodities Trader who has transformed himself into a coach, public speaker and “multipreneur.” For over twenty years Steve has helped people from all walks of life, including CEO’s, Entrepreneurs and Professionals, become the best version of themselves. Helping people navigate through high levels of stress and anxiety have been the center of his coaching practice. He is also the founder of Hour of Champions, https://hourofchampions.com

Steve was featured in the "Over 50 Badasses" series which is dedicated to telling the stories of people over age 50 who rage against the clock and openly rebel at the norms of age.

 

 

February 20, 2020 Show

Cheryl Garrett

Cheryl Garrett is a seasoned professional whose expertise spans across the industries of human resources, proprietary education, sales/sales management, training, and strategic alliances. She has held several highly responsible positions in corporate America that required relationships with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 clients.  Cheryl is currently the Chief Alliance Officer of Executive Business Alliance Chicago and participates as Chief of Staff and consultant for Georgia Doty Comprehensive Health, a non-profit agency helping communities challenged with economic and health disparities.  She is also pursuing her passion and calling of motivator, trainer and life strategies coach.  Her goal is to help others find, live and enjoy their life’s purpose through their spiritual self.

Cheryl’s professional and personal life stand firmly on a devout faith in Jesus Christ.  She enjoys participating in various aspects of ministry, time with family and friends, travel and hosting gatherings

 

 

February 6, 2020 Show

Velvetta Young

Velvetta Young has helped hundreds of families with LegalShield. The services allow families, business owners, commercial drivers and conceal carry owners the ability to have lawyers on retainer. She loves network marketing because it gives her time and freedom to do the things she loves to do.
      One of those things is her future best seller, Pushing Past Fear to Finding the best You! In the book she shares her stories of life when there were points she wanted to throw in the towel and give up. Life issues such as: divorce, a child with a chronic illness, domestic violence, loss of a spouse, loss of parents. The reason for the book is to share tips to help others become unstuck and start living again. The book is due out July 2020.
     Another thing network marketing gives me the ability to do was to start Breakfast4CEOs which is a monthly networking event based on personal development. The event was started November 2015. And, November 2019 the event went viral and can be heard on www.TRUTHRADIO.NET  every Friday from 6 to 6:30 pm. She does workshops on titles such as  "Saying No is Today's Biggest Challenge, 5 Tips to Growing Your Business, Life Assessment tests and Using Facebook for Business. She holds monthly Will Workshops and has been a Money Smart Week presenter since 2015 where she teaches the different types of identity theft in communities on the Southside of Chicago.
     She can be contacted on FB, LinkedIn, or (708) 606-2379 for events. Email is: velvetta35@ladiesofjustice.com 

 

 

January 30, 2020 Show

 

January 23, 2020 Show

Dr. Tonja M. Wms - MATD

SME*Content/ Expertise: Social services; mental/behavioral wellness; diversity and gender-inclusion; SPED-youth to young adult; career readiness; women’s program, instructional design; Training Development.  Education: BA-Bus Admin. Chicago State Univ; ABA-Accredited Paralegal, Curriculum Design, Organizational Design. MA-Train/ Development Roosevelt Univ: Hon. Doctoral-Community Outreach Consult.  Tonja Williams comes with knowledge in education, child welfare, restorative practices, training, transition and juvenile justice. She offers 15 years in solidarity with unions: AFSCME (AFT-IFT), SEIU. Her passion of 12 years in is child advocacy/ traumatology, differently abled and diverse people from all walks of life.  Tonja's recent partnership with the Legal Shield-Education Team has actually boosted and broadened her advocacy resources. Passion and Purpose is how she shows her love to/for clients, caretakers and community.
 

 

 

January 16, 2020 Show

Judith A. Smith

is an immaculate professional and a serial entrepreneur who has served in the corporate arena for well over 30 years. She is an author , teacher, mentor , lifelong student who loves learning, true visionary of purpose. She is married to her loving King “Kevin” and a loving mother to her princess “Chevene”. She is the CEO of JAS Enterprise Inc. and founder and CEO of Renewed Inc., a not for profit organization. This organization was developed to eradicate homelessness and to provide homeowner counseling and workforce development for veterans and the underprivileged. She along with her husband are serial entrepreneurs owning and operating several successful businesses. She has helped to create business development programs and training for many organizations throughout the US . She is a graduate of DePaul University of Chicago, serves as an ASK mentor for DePaul, and is currently pursuing her Juris Doctorate. Judith has been successfully serving corporate America for well over 30 years. As an avid reader and writer, she has authored a book currently being sold on Amazon other retail platforms. Her mantra for success in life is; Good, better, best-we should never let it rest until our Good is better and our better is Best.

 

January 9, 2020

Wendy L. Cunningham Barnes

was born in the city of Chicago, IL. She is a successful entrepreneur, wife, and mother of three (Paige, Matthew and Christian). Wendy is a passionate advocate for special needs children. Her advocacy for the disabled was born out her experience raising her two special needs children, Paige (who passed in 2013) and son Christian.

Wendy’s Journey

Wendy spent time working in Corporate America, where she held administrative positions in several organizations before launching her own business in the Mary Kay organization in 1995. She has tremendous passion for inspiring women to believe in their unique beauty, hence her participation in several women’s networking groups. Over the years she has mastered the skills required to inspire her customers and team members to believe every woman is beautiful in her own way. Her maxim is God first, family second, then business.

What’s Happening Now

In an effort to unify the families of special needs children, Wendy developed a YouTube channel called TheWendyLyfe. The channel launched with a few videos of Wendy and Christian in their daily interactions. Her efforts came to the attention of Road2Eternity Entertainment Company. After several conversations, the company expressed interest in developing a show supporting Wendy’s purpose when starting the YouTube channel. The concept of the show revolves around creating an awareness of the vast resources available to the disabled community at large. The purpose of TheWendyLyfe is to inspire and encourage those with disabilities and the families that love and care for them

 

 

January 2, 2020 Show

James H. Carpenter Barnes, Ph.D.

It’s a collection of my experiences and the principles I discovered and used in my personal life to go from a musician who was selling drugs, being homeless, sleeping in a car on the lake front of Chicago. To an award-winning author, getting a Ph.D. in Philosophy and Religious Studies, living the life I first envisioned then created.

The objective of this book is show people how important it is overcome habits and feelings of our past failures and mistakes by being intentional with our words, thoughts and actions. We have the ability within us to transform and begin creating the life experiences of our dreams.

Link to get: Looking for God? Look No Further-Look Within:

https://www.amazon.com/Looking-God-Further-Within-Transformation-ebook/dp/B08376NN6D/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?keywords=J.+H.+Carpenter+Barnes&qid=1577753356&sr=8-1-fkmr1

 

December 26, 2019 Show

Sharon L. Sykes

BRINGING HEALING TO THE CULTURE

Blessed to grow up with both parents and to be raised in the church, Sharon is a family-oriented, hardworking, praying woman with an ordinarily exceptional life who prefers spirituality over religion. A sought-after motivational speaker, she yet envisions a future of marital bliss, but has discovered just the right balance of expectancy coupled with contentment which brings her great satisfaction in her singleness. In the meantime, she is as much a crusader for black men as she is an advocate for women. Those who know her can attest to the fact that she has wisdom beyond her years and unmatched tenacity, (earning her master’s degree in professional counseling with a 3.55 gpa). Sharon is an educator at heart with a focus on relationships.  In addition, she has an extensive background in media that ranges from program director to producer to hosting a national radio show which covered 33 states and parts of Europe. At home on either side of the camera, (from model to entertainment correspondent), her real calling is teaching women simple insights that can bring the peace so many of us desperately seek. While keeping many plates spinning, she makes time to work out, ensures that those around her join her in eating healthy, and mentors the youth in her village. Whether it is in the classroom, on the red carpet or behind a microphone, her knowledge of her worth and her position enables her to never lose focus of her calling. Her desire is to help you do what, in some cases, she learned to do the hard way.  Having been through a ‘surface’ relationship that turned out to be less than advertised, she now shares with others how to avoid the emotional pitfalls which can lead down the road to intimidation and domination. Her story will help you see why a growing savings account, rising credit score, well executed budget, and impressive retirement account still equals emptiness. She will take you back to your childhood and help you discover the ‘why’ of your fears and the ‘how’ of overcoming your triggers. She will then lead you step by step to align your gifts with your purpose in order to find a peace that surpasses all understanding.

 

 

December 19, 2019 Show

Dr. Tonja M. Williams

SME*Content/ Expertise: Social services; mental/behavioral wellness; diversity and gender-inclusion; SPED-youth to young adult; career readiness; women’s program, instructional design; Training Development. Education: BA-Bus Admin. Chicago State Univ.; ABA-Accredited Paralegal, Curriculum Design, Organizational Design. MA-Train/ Develop. Roosevelt Univ.: Hon. Doctoral-Community Outreach Consult. Tonja Williams comes with knowledge in education, child welfare, restorative practices, training, transition and juvenile justice. She offers 15 years in solidarity with unions: AFSCME (AFT-IFT), SEIU. Her passion of 12 years in is child advocacy/ traumatology, differently-abled and diverse people from all walks of life. Tonja's recent partnership with the Legal Shield-Education Team has actually boosted and broadened her advocacy resources. Passion and Purpose is how she shows her love to/for clients, caretakers and community.

 

 

December 12, 2019 Show

Yusuf Ali E -

Yusuf Ali E is a poetic product of coal oil lamps (no electricity), wash pans, galvanized tubs, clotheslines, gardens, dandelion greens, poke salad, pump water, outhouses, slop jars, dirt roads, blueberry and blackberry patches, sassafras trees, and long walks to Gobin School, a 3-room schoolhouse. He’s from Pembroke Township, IL, and those dirt roads he walked in the 1950's are still dirt.

Yusuf tells stories, writes poetry and enjoys motivating children and adults alike. He is the author and publisher (Natural Resources Unlimited, LLC) of more than 15 books. His first book, One Room Shack debuted in 1973. It and the next 8 or 9 books were developed on IBM Selectrics and facet typewriters. Yusuf published over 100 writers via his Chicago Renaissance Anthology Series. In 1972 he graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of New Hampshire with a BA in Sociology, and was nominated into Pi Gamma Mu, and Phi Beta Kappa. Yusuf earned his Masters in Language and Literature from Governors State University. His latest award-winning children’s’ book, My Father Knows, salutes fathers and father figures and recognizes their importance and value in the family unit.
 

 

December 5, 2019 Show

Daniella Coffey

Life-Transformational expert and personal development author Daniella Coffey has seen firsthand what emotional pain and struggle look like. Chasing your desires only to collide with your destiny. In 2012 that collision produced, Virsterious Woman®. As founder and President of the holistic organization, Virsterious Woman exists to Re-define relationships, Re-focus your purpose, and Re-position your self-esteem to unlock the beauty and power within.  With over two decades of life strategist experience, and keynote speaking engagements Daniella has real-life, in-the-trenches restaurant business experience, working alongside her father Rev. Larry Hopkins for over 15 years. Daniella appreciates, and shares with listeners, that empowering your own life change is a moment-to-moment choice and not about one situation, tenure or position. Transformation is constant and is for everyone, every day. It's Daniella’s mission to disrupt the norm in a person's life in order to enact change.  Daniella was a featured guest Steve Harvey’s show for the “Ask Steve” segment, Success Sessions and is a regular on-air personality on the AC Green show for 106.3 FM. Daniella was awarded the 2017 Presidential Volunteer Service Award from President Barack Obama. The author of the bestselling book, Live Your Best Life, launched on the Atlanta based Television Show “1on1” with Damon Davis.

 

November 28, 2019 Show

Aria Craig

Aria Craig is a Co-parenting and Blended Family Expert, Certified Parent Coach, Speaker, MBA, and Bestselling author of The Single Mother Diaries™, where she offers leadership tips and coaching for single, divorced and blended parents in the three most important aspects of their lives: parenting, relationships, and careers. She supports parents with making wiser decisions that benefit them personally and professionally. She has also started a series of children’s books that focus on social issues, such as bullying.

 

November 21, 2019 Show

Debra Vines

Debra Vines knows too well and understands the importance of advocacy, community involvement and partnership as her son Jason was diagnosed with Autism at 18 months.

In response, she founded The Answer, Inc., in 2007, an NFP organization that assist parents and caregivers in navigating through the systems of social services and academic institutions by providing: case management/referral services, recreation, and resources for families with individuals having Autism or other developmental disorders. 

She also knows just how important it is to sincerely give selflessly to promote and create change in the lives of persons with Autism and other disabilities. Her greatest accomplishment has been to watch the families that she has aided reach milestones that were once told would be unobtainable.

·       Senator Kimberly Lightford Women Committee

·       Erikson Institute, Fellow

·       Bellwood Chamber of Commerce, Board Director

·       Department of Defense (Autism), Peer Reviewer

·       Co-Host of 1390am Brunch Bunch Show

·       Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Community Leader Award

·       Delta Sigma Theta Community Leader Award

·       Hillside Commission Dr. Martin Luther King Dream Award 

·       AAABNA Community Service Award 

 

November 14, 2019 Show

James M. Barnes & Kelly M. Barnes

 This couple was invited to the show not for their platform, or their books, nor for their business. We invited them to share the importance of teamwork and vision, both of which are required to achieve success in today’s world. For couple beginning a new life together, it’s vital that they be in agreement with regard to their goals and objectives.

 

 

November 7, 2019 Show 

Adah Rawlings


Adah Rawlings was born in Chicago, IL to Hebrew Israelite parents from the tribe of Levi. When she became of age, she relocated Georgia, Texas, and finally Wisconsin. Adah two daughters and a son. In 2009 she got Licensed in Life & Health Insurance later attended Brensten Education and became BITS Certified in Network Administration IT. She is also the Founder of Bathsheba Women's Ministry. In 2015 Adah went into partnership with a restaurant owner and in 2016 she and another partner opened their own restaurant in Milwaukee Wisconsin. It was called Breaking Bread w/Bacon cooking according to the Dietary Laws in the book of Leviticus in the Holy Bible. She enrolled in the Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) to take a class to effectively write the business plan for her restaurant. She published her 1st literary work, Not my Autobiography but My Testimony in 2017.
 

 

October 31, 2019

Nicole Fayta


Nicole is a certified nutritional consultant, master herbalist and holistic health practitioner. She holds a Bachelor of Science in holistic medicine and has been studying nutrition, health, and natural healing for nearly 20 years. She has been married for 22 years and has 2 teenage children, one in college and one in high school. She home schooled her two children since kindergarten and believes that passion and hard work is more important than memorizing a bunch of useless information. She has lectured and taught many raw food prep classes which has hopefully taught people to better themselves through nutrition and healthy living. She is passionate about the body's innate ability to heal itself without any drugs or medication. Her hobbies include ballet, reading, music, making herbal remedies, gardening, and creating new recipes for her family.
 

 

 

October 24, 2019 Show

Monica Reed


Monica Reed, a 5x Award-Winning, #1 Best-Selling Author, was born to impact the nation. She has been on a mission to change the world one family at a time. She is a wife and the mother of four children. Known as an active resident in a small town of Ewing, New Jersey.

Many don’t know she WON second place in 7th grade for reciting the Dr. Martin Luther King - "I Have A Dream speech, not because of the words spoken. Dr. KING did that already! She won because of the passion of heart that showed up through her small body (back then) with a BIG IMPACT, that led to the AWARD!

She is working for change in families, marriages, and individuals. Her R.E.N.E.W.W. YOU (remove everything negative everyone wins Within) movement for WOMEN - she is passionate about helping women rediscover, redefine, and redesign their lives. RENEW YOUR MARRIAGE is her marriage movement. My Marriage Matters - Couples Connect is her stand for MARRIED COUPLES.

She launched Love Mama Inspires in 2019. Love, Mama Inspires is her movement is to empower ALL MOTHERS, Grandmothers, Aunties, Women who have Influenced a child. She is traveling around the world encouraging more woman to break relationship barriers and live a LEGACY!

You can find all of her work on her website: www.MonicaDReed.com

 

 

October 17, 2019 Show

     Dyane Ford

Forde’s love of writing began with an early interest in reading and words in general. She self-published the Rise of the Papilion trilogy. Is founder of the Lost Pen Magazine, as well as a freelance writer and editor. As an editor, Forde’s goal is for the process to be enjoyable and informative, which ultimately enables writers to produce their best work. In addition to writing and editing, Forde is a social worker. She lives in Montreal with her family and pets. Forde spends her free time maintaining her Japanese-language Duo-lingo streak.  Forde's ongoing projects include:

Lost Pen Magazine which features God-centered pieces from international creatives seeking to glorify the Master Creator. The goal is to use our gifts and talents to communicate His message of love and grace to the world. For believers struggling to access a platform where they can share their work, the Lost Pen aims to fill the gap while making the process pleasant and supportive. Readers can supporter the Lost Pen Magazine by purchasing a copy of Forde's short story, "Dead Wood," on Amazon. All proceeds will serve to build and develop the publication and the CCN (see below).
 Focus Writing Services features Forde's freelance writing and editing services, books, stories, and articles. Visit at:
www.fordewriting.com. Under the pseudonym “Delia Talent,” Forde hosts the Christian Creative Nexus (CCN), a support and promotional hub for Christians pursuing their God-given creative calling. Visit at: www.deliatalent.wordpress.com. The CCN is open for submissions.

 

October 10, 2019 Show

Patricia Palmer Dameron 

Worked as an educator for the Chicago Public Schools for twenty-four years. It was there she developed annual long- and short-term goals, daily lesson plans and teaching strategies to satisfy State of Illinois goals and standards for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. She also created rigorous activities to challenge students to meet or exceed their current grade level requirements.

During her tenure she coordinated the following programs and served in other positions.
• Upper Grade Department, Chairman
• Literary Leader—Read, Write Well
• Illinois Book Loan Program Coordinator
• Young Authors Coordinator
• Member of School Improvement Plan Committee
• SSAT Program Coordinator
• International Scholars Coordinator
• Community for Learning Facilitator

Pat received recognition for her many accomplishments by fellow teachers and the Board of Ed.  During retirement Pat found the time to write and publish her book, The ABC’s of Christ-Centered Teaching: A candid insightful memoir and which also serves as a teaching guide. She states, the book was born out of my desire to share why I wanted to become a teacher, but also how my steps were divinely directed of the Lord. In the book Pat shares her experiences teaching while also being a student herself, in search of her purpose, and how she fulfilled that purpose with her students. Pat believes she was equipped and empowered by God to achieve her goals once she put her trust in Him.   Pat earned her Associates in Applied Science degree from Wilson Jr. College (now Kennedy-King College). She also earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Chicago State University and Master of Science from Illinois State University. As part of the master’s program at Illinois State University, Pat studied for eight weeks at Lancaster University in England. Pat is the parent of two adult children, 5 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is now retired and lives in the south suburbs of the Chicago land area.

 

October 3, 2019 Show

Zaneta Wooden


Author of
Unleashing the Power of Forgiveness

Zaneta Wooden is a 3x International Best-Selling Author, a Mastermind Coach, Inspirational Speaker, and an Author Mentor who partners with CEOs, solopreneurs, and aspiring authors in order to grow their personal and professional brands, achieve success and peace of mind. Zaneta knows what truly drives passion, conversations, creates sold-out launches and how to master interviews and successfully navigate social media platforms. Zaneta is also a well-known speaker on Women Empowerment and Spiritual success.  Zaneta has experienced firsthand the world of sex trafficking and what it takes to not only survive but to take back control of one’s life and ultimately emerge as a conqueror. Zaneta is a member of the Speakers Bureau of Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)   Zaneta is married and a loving mother of 3 Children.
 

 

September 26, 2019 Show

Mikkita Moore

an author, motivational speaker and mother of five, a grandmother of seven, starting at the very young age of 14, from the South Side of Chicago. Mikkita is now the Author of two Autobiography books entitled "The Letter, From the Invisible Daughter" and "The Cause and Effect of the Invisible Daughter". She is the Founder of The Art of Transparency Tour as well as The Art of Transparency, NFP organization. Mikkita is the host an Internet Radio Show on Saturday afternoon, entitled The Art of Transparency Radio Show on the www.tabernacleradio.org station. She believes that in order to heal you must take that brave, honest, transparent look in the mirror and deal with YOU first....

 

September 19, 2019 Show

Darryl Harvey

A product of the west side of Chicago, Mr. Harvey developed a love of writing during high school when he discovered poetry. He attended Northern Illinois University (NIU) earning bachelor’s degree in journalism. While at NIU, Mr. Harvey wrote for Lifeline, an African-American quarterly produced by the Center for Black Studies, and for the university newspaper, the Northern Star.   In 2003, Mr. Harvey self-published his first book of poetry, Loving A Black Woman, and received a mention in Sister 2 Sister Magazine. In 2010, realizing that new authors needed a support system to help learn the publishing business Mr. Harvey founded the Chicago Black Authors Network (CBAN). Also, during 2010, Mr. Harvey self-published his first book for children, I Can Do Anything, which is the flagship of his Sunflower Series for Children.  In 2015, Mr. Harvey created the Books N Brunch Gala, an annual event where African-American writers are celebrated. Also, in 2019, Mr. Harvey created the Black Child Book Fair, an annual event where African American children’s authors showcase books with black images. In 2020, the Black Child Book Fair will go on a three-city tour reaching hundreds of children in St. Louis, Chicago and Indianapolis

 

September 12, 2019 Show

Kara Scott Dentley

 is a double scientist turned entrepreneur and success specialist. Prior to retirement at the age of 35 years, she served in the Federal Government as a Physicist and Geospatial analyst for 9+ years. Her research is well respected and is published in the United States of American and internationally.

Since her retirement, she has been privileged to travel around the world to give talks on the Science to Success using methods and strategies learned during her academic and work career, including but not limited to Big Data, Spatial Analytics. On a lighter note, she enjoys sharing with others How to make the Shift from merely Existing to Truly Living with Purpose and Passion.

In addition, having known the excitement and frustration of wanting to give, be and do more with her time, she shares with individuals and organizations on how to earn additional income on a part-time basis and for serious individuals, how to replace their traditional linear income with passive income while working part-time from home. Her desire is to inspire others to dream a bigger dream, and to live the life they desire NOW! She will continue to inspire the hearts of individuals via speaking, coaching, training and as a Global leader with Total Life Changes. Her book is due for release in Fall 2019, and it’s going to be very exciting and enlightening!!

The Dentley’s are founder and CEO of their non-profit organization, Already Always Amazing, where they help support children, veterans and seniors by providing necessary resources and support for overall success. Through their non-profit organization, they feed hundreds of children in the city of Chicago during the summer months and help them write their own books. The children are then rewarded with an all-expenses paid trip (with an adult) to Disney World. She and her husband, Dr. James Dentley, also serve on the boards of several non-profit organizations and has donated to several Foundations for the good of humanity including one of the major philanthropic organizations, based in Los Angeles, California – The City Summit/Gala Benefit.

Dr. Kara Scott-Dentley can be reached via the links below.

                                   Email: kara@inspired2speak.com      LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/kara-scott-b161a08    Facebook: www.facebook.com/karascott.business

 

 

September 5, 2019 Show

Special Guest: Linda Thompson

 

August 21, 2019 Show

Special Guest: Marsha D. Blackwell

Marsha Blackwell was born and raised in the city of Chicago, IL. Under the influence of Godly parenting, Marsha became a renowned educator, author, & inspirational speaker. Presently she is the visionary of MDB Empowerment Enterprises. This a ministry designed to motivate people to reach their highest potential, realizing their strongest sense of self through her publications, speaking events, and seminars.

Throughout Marsha's years, she has devoted her life to the cause of empowering and preparing her students as well as adults for their God given purpose in life. She has been distinguished as “Who’s Who Among Educators, and the Most Inspirational Teacher Award. She has discovered her purpose in her life is to be a blessing to others in the marketplace and in Christendom with the release of her book, Positioned For Destiny, Marsha's inaugural book.

 

August 29, 2019 Show

David Lythberg
Born in Chicago, February 1974, I grew up under the banner of street preaching on corners all over the West Side of Chicago. I’d grown up hating the Lord. My tough-nosed mother had always insisted that we be in church, at every opportunity. When I entered high school, I broke finally away from my parents’ religion, continuing to refuse God at every turn. A punk rock band eventually formed around me, taking my God given name, David, as the band’s title. By the young age of 14 I was totally consumed with a life of sex, drugs and punk rock.  I traveled with a young lady who was a Christian for 3 years; living on the road and running from God. She prayed constantly that the Lord would become real to me. Well he had, but it took her death and my study in a bible school to bring me to the Lord. When I got into His Word his Truth became real to me. And here I am, studying His Word, trusting him, and telling others of his goodness.
 

Jaimie Ramos
Jaimie is a native of Kankakee, Illinois where she serves as a compassionate advocate for those affected by generational poverty and homelessness. Her heart for those in need motivates her to make a difference wherever she has the opportunity. Jaimie has served the Chicagoland areas as well as travelled abroad, always working the locales overrun by poverty and drug trafficking. Jaimie serves as a STEPS Recovery Mentor and is a board member of The Discipleship Center. Her heart’s desire is to see the homeless become empowered to live out the life God intended for all of his creation

 

August 8, 2019 Show  Interview #1

August 15, 2019 Show  Interview #2

Earl Sewell

National bestselling and award-winning author Earl Sewell has written and published twenty-five novels. He has won literary awards for the novels "The Flip Side of Money"; "Keysha's Drama," and "Maya's Choice." In addition, the American Library Association placed several of his teen titles on its widely distributed Reluctant Readers List.

Mr. Sewell is an accomplished voice-over talent and has narrated several books written by other writers in the U.S. and Canada.

Earl is also an endurance athlete who competes in Ironman 70.3 triathlons. (1.2 mile open water swim, 56 mile bike ride, and a 13.1 mile run)

He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Columbia College in Chicago and a Master of Fine Arts Degree in creative writing from Goddard College.

 

July 25, 2019 Show  Interview #1

August 1, 2019 Show  Interview #2

Rochinda Pickens

Rebirth......Renew.....Rejuvenation

Rochinda Pickens is the CEO and Founder of Kept Woman of God, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. As a vessel of God, Rochinda serves as a loving wife, best-selling author, speaker, grandma and proud mother of three. She works to help others to define their own truth and is making a difference in communities around the country. Rochinda’s courage and determination to walk in liberty has impacted and inspired women to stand in their truth. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. She is a member of Sister Circle of Greater Kansas City, the International Association of Businesswomen and member of Concord Fortress of Hope Church.
 

 


July 11, 2019 Show  Interview #1

July 18, 2019 Show  Interview #2

Sharon L. Sykes

BRINGING HEALING TO THE CULTURE


Blessed to grow up with both parents and to be raised in the church, Sharon is a family-oriented, hardworking, praying woman with an ordinarily exceptional life who prefers spirituality over religion. A sought-after motivational speaker, she yet envisions a future of marital bliss, but has discovered just the right balance of expectancy coupled with contentment which brings her great satisfaction in her singleness. In the meantime, she is as much a crusader for black men as she is an advocate for women. Sharon is an educator at heart with a passion for healthy relationships.  In addition, she has an extensive background in media that ranges from program director to producer to hosting a national radio show which covered 33 states and parts of Europe. At home on either side of the camera, (from model to entertainment correspondent), her real calling is teaching women simple insights that can bring the peace so many of us desperately seek. Her desire is to help women do what she learned the hard way.   Sharon takes you back to your childhood and help you discover the ‘why’ of your fears and the ‘how’ of overcoming your triggers. She then leads you step by step, aligning your gifting with your purpose connecting with the peace that surpasses all understanding.

 

July 4, 2019 Show

Anthony Ellis McGee

Award-Winning Author, Blogger

Anthony Ellis McGee is an award-winning author, blogger and content creator. His debut novel Under the Same Roof received critical acclaim and garnered the Black Excellence Award - Fiction. A native of Chicago’s South Side, Anthony is a member of Black Bloggers Chicago and the Chicago Black Author’s Network. He is also a contributing writer for Trinity Daily Devotion. He is currently working on another novel and contributing to his blog, AEM High Productions; which features content created to Aspire, Elevate and Motivate written with a purpose of encouraging all of us to Aim Higher and Inspire! Anthony resides in Blue Island, Illinois with his wife, Chyrel Graham McGee.

www.AEMHighProductions.com

 

June 27, 2019 Show

Evan J. Roberts


Evan J. Roberts is a children's picture book author and educator. He also writes fiction and non-fiction for teens. Mr. Roberts' interest in writing was influenced by his early experiences as a classroom teacher. He has mentored youth for more than a decade emphasizing the importance of self-education, literacy, developing clarity of purpose and pursuing excellence in life. In 2013, Mr. Roberts published, How to Become Influential and Highly Successful: The Young Adult Success Manual. This self-help guide for teens was created to inspire young people to set ambitious goals and to teach them how success happens. There are several important leadership principles throughout the book including, becoming impeccable with self, developing limitless thinking, goal setting, and resiliency. Those principles are part of a larger story that provides teens with a motive to stop settling for less than they are capable. There is an additional workbook with twenty-five success-oriented activities for teens to explore.  In 2016, Mr. Roberts created the Khahari Discovers series, which is a children's picture book series inspired by his son. This series was designed to positively impact African American boys and girls. It is also Mr. Roberts' way of encouraging early literacy and contributing to the positive portrayal of African American families in literature. Currently, there are three volumes in the series. The Joy of Family is a fun, rhyming story about a family welcoming their first child into the world. The Meaning of Autism is a heartfelt story about friendship, acceptance, and teamwork. The Brilliance of Janae tells the story of an intelligent, African American girl who loves science and teaches her family about the importance of plants.

 

June 20, 2019 Show

Special Guest: Linda Thompson

 

 

June 13, 2019 Show

Special Guest: Dr. Robb Thompson

Dr. Robb D. Thompson grew up in Oaklawn, IL and worked for United Parcel Post for during his early adulthood years. He sought and found "practical answers to life's problems through a real and personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Dr. Thompson earned his doctoral degree from Life Christian University, based in Tampa Florida. Dr. Thompson has also authored 37 books.

Dr. Thompson founded Midwest Christian Center in 1983, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robb_Thompson - cite_note-joy-5 which grew into a large worship center. Dr. Thompson presently serves as Founder and Senior Pastor of the Family Harvest Church located in Tinley Park, Illinois a culturally diverse nondenominational church with approximately 4,000 members

 

June 6, 2019 Show

Special Guest: Ta'She'Ana Banks

Ta'She'Ana is originally from Rock Island, Illinois and currently resides in Chicago, Illinois. As a previous volunteer for the Lupus Society of Illinois, she became inspired to reveal her childhood story, growing up with a disease-stricken parent. She has a double major Bachelor of Finance and Accounting and is currently an accountant for the Center of Medicaid and Medicare Services. She is also a veteran of the United States Air Force. Ta'She'Ana loves to travel, dance and laugh until tears fall.
 

 

May 30, 2019 Show

Special Guest Thomas Nestor

Thomas Nestor is a best-selling author, professional speaker, and the founder of Leadership Today. Thomas’s purpose is to teach people how to lead in a world that seems to crave leadership.

Thomas worked alongside Tony Robbins and has delivered keynotes to 300+ organizations including Google, Disney, and the NFL. Thomas has authored three books including How Leaders Make Decisions.

Thomas’ favorite Leadership quote is “you cannot talk yourself out of something you behaved yourself into.”

When he is not working, he roots for the Chicago Bears, eats at Brazilian Steakhouses all over the U.S., and is a devoted movie goer. Thomas resides in Tinley Park, Illinois with his wife Chelsea, two daughters Isabel & Jocelyn, and their active Doberman, Duke.
 

 

May 23, 2019 Show

C. Lynn Williams

is an award-winning author of four #StaySane parenting books, motivational speaker, and family life coach. She helps parents create the kind of home life that welcomes communication and trust with their tweens, teens and adult children. Believing business and entrepreneurial moms can have better work-life balance, she created Finding Superwoman™ a coaching program to help women kick the chaos out of their life. Her Facebook group: Balanced Moms Club offers daily tips, and time management support for mothers with children ages 0-12. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @MsParentguru. Like her Facebook page: www.facebook.com/CGWWBooks  and visit her website: www.clynnwilliams.com


Her motto: Providing parenting solutions. Building solid foundations. Securing promising futures.

 

May 16, 2019 Show

Special Guest: Charlton Scullard


Charlton Scullard is a pastor, speaker and life coach to various business leaders. He has overseen campus plants, conferences, creative teams and church networks. He is passionate about people discovering their purpose, potential and life plan. Charlton serves as the Executive Pastor at Family Harvest Church.

Charlton is married to Cindy Scullard, she serves as the Creative Arts Director at Family Harvest Church. They have a 2 year old daughter named Shay. Charlton and Cindy are originally from South Africa and proud to call America home. They immigrated in 2000 to the States to follow the call of God on their lives.
 

 

 

May 9, 2019 Show

Antwain & Danielle Walke

Antwain & Danielle Walker grew up in Chicago, IL and have been married for 20 years. They have 2 teenage daughters and have worked in the telecommunications field for most of their careers.

They are the founders of We Are Walker's United, an organization on a mission to unify the body of believers walking together with Jesus Christ to live the abundant life. They are also co-coordinators of Rekindle the Fire Marriage Ministry. Connect with them on Facebook Live every Thursday at 8:00PM CST.
 

 

May 2, 2019 Show

Special Guest: Rachel White


A Colorado native, Rachel moved to the Chicagoland area in 2012 to pursue her college education. Then a wonderfully unexpected thing happened, a native Chicagoan stole her heart and enticed her to stay, they are now happily married. She has been a licensed Realtor for 4 years and contributes her love for the industry to watching her parents build a construction and real estate business from the ground up. Witnessing how they provided outstanding service inspires her in her career today. Her parents instilled in her that people matter more than property. Rachel is passionate about being a source of confidence and knowledge to make every step of the home buying process enjoyable and positive for each of her clients.


 

 

 

April 25, 2019 Show

Special Guests: Ron and Tamera Collum

Ron and Tamera Collum are a powerful couple, strong in their faith and astute in the business and corporate arenas. Both serve within their local church while being devoted parents and grandparents. Ron is involved with a company called Health and Life Oracle which makes the HELO LX, a vital sign monitoring device.


For more information contact Ron Collum at www.smartwtechnology.com

 

 

April 18, 2019 Show

Special Guest: Michael White

Michael White, in his early twenties, is a young award-winning film & television producer, actor, speaker, singer-songwriter, composer & visionary. He is passionate about crafting stories with inspirational messages using media as a platform to inspire people around the world. He is the president of Road 2 Eternity, a Christian film & television production company with numerous films & TV credits. He interned at Genesis Studios and is currently a cameraman at TBN Studios in Aurora, IL. He’s also a member of JCTV, a community access television station in the Chicagoland area.


Michael White can be reached at: mwhite@road2eternity.net  or www.road2eternity.net
 

 

April 11, 2019 Show

Special Guest: Elissa Frazier

Elissa is a full-time Ed.D. student and a part-time instructor in the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago. She currently teaches Literacy and Professional Learning Communities courses to pre-service teachers. She is a former English teacher, Reading Specialist and Instructional Coach. Her research is focused on culturally responsive technology integration in K-12 schools, literacy, and teacher professional development.

She is a wife and mother of four children. She is also an Autism advocate and children's book author. Elissa is passionate about the education of all children. Her children’s book, Daddy’s Favorites is available on Amazon.com.

 

April 4, 2019 Show

Special Guest: Ericka_Glorious_Moore

is an Overcomer Specialist, motivational speaker and author who empowers people to know their true value and operate at their optimal potential. Being transparent, she shares how she overcame bullying and the snare of suicide. She’s inspired many by teaching a step by step approach to move from victim to victor. Ericka Glorious Moore is also a branding and marketing specialist the owner of the Story of [e], Co.


Contact Ericka at:
erickagloriousmoore@gmail.com  or
www.erickagloriousmoore.com

 

March 28, 2018 Show

Wendy L. Cunningham Barnes

On this installment of JW/Fuzion J.H. Carpenter Barnes interviews a very special guest, his wife Wendy L. Cunningham Barnes. She shares the story of her beginnings in the inner city of Chicago, the early introduction to drugs and sexual abuse as a child and how she overcame what could have been tragic. She also shares her passion for the Special Needs & Handicapped community. A truly great interview!

 

 

March 21, 2019 Shw


Tracy Harwell

Company: InspiringU2Grow

Tracy has been an entrepreneur for 22 years. In addition to Inspiring u2 Grow, a life and business Strategies Company, she has been highly successful in three Top 25 network marketing companies. Tracy has received several sales and team building accolades over the years. Tracy’s passion for growth and inspiring others to reach for their dreams has led her on a deeper journey to learn systems, processes and structures grow businesses with solid foundations also to grow and expand people. The past 18-months Tracy has spent deep diving with profit coach Susie Carder and Transformational Coach & Mentor Lisa Nichols via the Motivating the Masses Campus. She is excited to share, inspire and challenge you to take a fresh look at your beliefs, your business and yourself.
Tracy can be reached via her web site: www.inspiringu2grow.com

 

March 14, 2019 Show

Felicity Joy Solomon

Felicity Joy Solomon, Ph.D., has been a life coach since 2012. This career found her after over 20 years as a performer and director. As a coach, her passion is encouraging people to strengthen their strengths while outsourcing their weaknesses. She holds people accountable to their own values, not hers, which allows them to shine as they were created to. She just starred in her first, movie entitled Reflections, an independent film short about the power of prayer. She has recently launched The Felicity Joy Show, a talk show where she encourages people to live their dreams.
 

Dr. Felicity Joy can be reached via:

https://www.patreon.com/felicityjoy  or  solomonfelicity@gmail.com
 

 

March 7, 2019 Show

Elder Kevin McGee and Dr. Caryn McGee.

Elder Kevin McGee is the Pastor of Victory Temple Church of God in Christ, located in Broadview, IL. He founded this ministry along with his wife, Dr. Caryn McGee.

Pastor McGee serves as President of the 3rd Jurisdiction Youth Department under the leadership of Bishop Robert R. Sanders. Pastor McGee holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Theology. Dr. Caryn McGee is the founder of I AM (Its About Me) Ministries. She is the author of the book, Power Words. Pastor and Dr. McGee have been married for 28 years and are parents to three children, Justin, Jared and Jalisa.

The McGee’s host Connections, an internet radio show on www.Intellectualradio.com  an iHeart Radio Station which airs Saturdays from 12 noon to 1pm.

 

February 28, 2019 Show  Wendy Interviews James

February 21, 2019 Show  Special Guest: Kimberla Lawson Roby

 

 

February 14, 2019 Show

Special Guest: Dr. Robb Thompson

Dr. Robb D. Thompson grew up in Oaklawn, IL and worked for United Parcel Post for during his early adulthood years. He sought and found "practical answers to life's problems through a real and personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Dr. Thompson earned his doctoral degree from Life Christian University, based in Tampa Florida. Dr. Thompson has also authored 37 books.

Dr. Thompson founded Midwest Christian Center in 1983,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robb_Thompson - cite_note-joy-5 which grew into a large worship center. Dr. Thompson presently serves as Founder and Senior Pastor of the Family Harvest Church located in Tinley Park, Illinois a culturally diverse nondenominational church with approximately 4,000 members

   

 

January 17, 2019 Show

 

"The Enemies of Relationships"

with

James & Wendy B.

   

January 10, 2019 Show

Dr. Dave Martin, Your Success Coach.

Dr. Dave is a mentor, inspirational speaker, and business leader with a mission to communicate the principles of success. Dave is known around the world for his ability to resonate with his audience, providing insights and wisdom that are life changing.
 

Visit him at www.davemartin.org

     

December 20, 2018 Show

 

 Special Guest:

Author Dyane Ford

 

December 13, 2018 Show

Relationships Part 2:

Our story with James & Wendy B.

 

November 15, 2018 Show

Relationships Part 1:

Our story with James & Wendy B.

 

November 8, 2018 Show

Interview with Entrepreneur

Bob Dudley

 

 

October 25, 2018 Show

The Power of Personal Development Coaching

 

October 18, 2018 Show

Inaugural Broadcast

The Power of Personal Development Coaching


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