Years ago I struggled with Crohns disease, abuse, a life and death pregnancy, was given just thirty minutes to live, flat lined and crossed over to the other side, to come back and learn my husband of sixteen years had a girlfriend. It was a time in my life that I experienced tremendous spiritual growth. I learned that life is very short and every minute is truly a gift. Knowing that life can end at the wink of an eye, I became empowered. I asked my angels to give me the courage and strength to make positive changes in my life. They provided the right people, places, and situations that would help me make those positive changes. Within a short time I began to experience the miracles unfold around me, as you will learn about throughout this book.
Before I was diagnosed with Crohns disease I will honestly tell you that I took life for granted. I will admit I ate poorly, worried about EVERYTHING, was fearful of being the center of attention, was fearful of the unknown, and I was a people pleaser. I would never say NO to anyone. Then on May 1st 1989, life changed for me. God and my angels were about to teach me the biggest lessons that I would ever learn in my life. On the day, little did I know that I would go on to teach my lessons to millions of people around the world. As I sat in front of my doctor I heard him say the test results showed up as Crohns disease. I thought I would pass out. I thought life was over and I wished I could die. Crohn’s disease is inflammation in the intestinal track. Symptoms include rapid weight loss, chronic diarrhea, and severe pain – just to name a few! My emotions included being angry, depressed, and devastated. During that time, I gave up on my belief in God. Just nine months earlier I had delivered my first baby – a beautiful baby girl, whom I had waited to conceive for four years. To have this disease and those horrible symptoms come just after I experienced such an incredible gift of giving birth, made me question how I could be a good mother, and what her childhood would be like. I blamed God for me giving me this horrible disease.