Category: Inspiration

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury

I love what my friend and fellow-writer John F. Harrison had to say about writing and real life… Read more on his post Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury. “…Real life is intense. So there is no excuse for writing sterile, emotionally flat fiction. This was a gut-wrenching trial for the

Love: an active noun, like struggle

“Love isn’t a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.” -Fred Rogers What does it mean to love? How do you feel love? How do

Contentment – We are ENOUGH.

For the past few weeks, I’ve been writing a four-part Bible study on contentment.As I dug deeper into the Word of God, I was honestly surprised at the depth of what the Word said about contentment. Contentment is one of those concepts I’ve heard all my life, but struggled to obtain.

A word for women experiencing marital rejection

While working on my new book Plastic Reality: Processing Cosmetic Surgery, I was so moved by a story I read about a woman who was dealing with rejection from her husband. She sought out plastic surgery as a way to be “re-born” after her husband left her for a younger

2nd Interview on KALB: Angelena Cortello shares about recovery & her book

OWL of Hope Author Angel Cortello was featured on KALB TV to promote her book and Saturday’s book signing. Check out the link below: Angelena Cortello.

Plastic Reality, by Rachael Hartman (Video 1)

I’m talking about my new book Plastic Reality: Processing Cosmetic Surgery – which will be coming out later this year. We overcome by the blood of the lamb and the word of our testimony (Rev. 11). Rachael Hartman is a Christian author and publisher. She has worked as a full-time

JAMBALAYA: Angelena Cortello on KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

I’m so proud of Angelena Cortello – she did an amazing job this morning promoting her book on TV. I loved how she gave God all the glory! She came across professionally and just did an all around great job!! JAMBALAYA: Angelena Cortell Book Signing – KALB-TV News Channel 5

Live on the KALB Morning Show

Once the video posts, I’ll share it. Pics taken this morning on Jambalaya.

Redemption for the Repentant

I enjoyed this blog today from Revelations in Writing

Angel Cortello press release, book signing for “Angel: The True Story of an Undeserved Chance”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexandria, LA—Last year her book published, and this year she’s taking her message of hope on the road. Earlier this year, Angel Cortello had speaking engagements in San Marcos, TX and Miami, FL. She’ll be speaking in Austin, TX in soon and in August, she heads to