The miraculous, transformational life of a man dealing with defeat from all sides - which records the tale of those who've totally given up to alcoholism, defeat, drug addiction, and a lot more. Ellis Lucas is an author and the president of His Heart United, a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit ministry. For 24 years, drug [...]
Leslie Juvin-Acker is Chief Happiness Officer at Leslie Inc. where she coaches stressed, anxious, and overwhelmed senior managers, executives, and entrepreneurs from all over the world. Her message is happiness and she helps leaders find their State of Happiness with intuitive insight, practical advice, and simple solutions. In our first segment, Leslie shares how she [...]
In this episode, we read more chapters from books that are part of PBS’ “Great American Read.” Barbara Henderson reads from Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. Melanie Peters reads from Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. Show host Scott Paulson reads from Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Michael del Rial is a Nano-Engineering B.Sc. student at the University of California in San Diego. He tells us his story growing up in Calexico and his early desire to explore new opportunities in new places beyond Imperial Valley. His decision to go from Calexico High School to Imperial Valley having in his mind applying [...]
Prince Braxton caught between feuding European and Japanese empires creates his own economic empire spanning the globe. Collecting treasures, growing a legend; consuming challenges, power, and lovers throughout Braxton's Century! The seeds of this novel started rumbling around in Jerry Strayve’s imagination decades ago. He says, “Whenever I read historical material, I find myself feeling [...]
Gina Gianzero, Executive Director of DEEP (Diamond Educational Excellence Partnership), joins us to talk about the evidence-based work that led to the formation of a genuine collaborative effort that addresses school-readiness and student achievement in low-income communities. Ian Gordon, Vice-President of Community Impact for the United Way of San Diego County, shares with us, among [...]