September 27th, 2021 | Season 7 | 36 mins 53 secs
community, educator, loss
Monica Goree is like a phoenix who has risen from the ashes of divorce and death. In a span of four years, she lost her father, her marriage and her mother. In the midst of her grief, she found solace and sobering in the power of prayer through journaling and the love and support of her immediate community. Monica was able to arise from imbalance of loss by choosing life and ended up accomplishing her lifelong goal of becoming a principal.
July 20th, 2020 | Season 2 | 38 mins 21 secs
entrepreneurship, loss, racial misconceptions
Dispelling myths around womanhood is already hard enough. Imagine losing your mother in your early 20s at the point when your life's possibilities are beginning to take shape. For Elise, that journey was steeped in sheer determination to be of service to others as she built her French tutoring business. Find out how she works to relieve the weight of invisible expectations, what happens when the dream expands beyond the dream box, and why Canadian views on racism have taken a turn since the killing of George Floyd.