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 For most of my life, people have been telling me not to try or to give up. They said my goals were impossible–that I couldn’t possibly make any of it happen. But, what they were really saying was that it was impossible for them. Since they couldn’t, I shouldn’t even try. It was too bad and so sad that they empowered their fears and self-doubts instead of finding their own inner courage ignore the negative message. If you believe you can’t, then you can’t; yet if you are certain you can, you can find or make a way to reach your goals. I changed the punctuation, which modified the message to “I’m possible.” What they didn’t understand is that every time they said I couldn’t, not only did I proved them wrong, but I did it so well that they looked foolish for doubting me.

I am a creative with a good business sense. As a storyteller, I tell tales about those who find the courage or are forced by circumstances beyond their control to face their deepest, darkest fears. As a producer, I use innovation, moxie, and the highest production standards to produce film and television projects. I base my projects on age, gender, and ethnic diversity both in front of and behind the cameras.

No matter what the venue, you first must start with an original concept and a well-crafted script. Adding the current visual/special effects or new talent doesn’t make a project new, which makes nearly all remakes and sequels reruns.

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The current trend of focusing on A-list talent and high price tent poles projects only serves to reduce the number of projects produced every year, which increases the financial risk to the investors and the production company. Just because it worked before doesn’t mean it will be successful again. Original projects initially carry more risk, but the truly innovative ones become the trendsetters and sent new bars for profitability. Casting talent in an inappropriate role, no matter what their marketing rating, will only serve to increase the budget and will hurt the project at the box office. However, casting a talented unknown in the right role will garner the audiences and create a future A-list talent. 

 
 
Money can’t fix a bad project. By substituting money for innovation is throwing good after bad and is the main ingredient in producing a disaster. Business 101 states that profitability comes when you give the public what they want at a cost-effective price. Business 102 states that if you treat your people well, they will treat you well, which means paying them a living wage and giving them respect. These are two elements many in the business community have forgotten, which is why the economy is still challenged.

Although I have not served, I use my talents to actively support military personnel and veterans. Recently, I was asked why. The answer is simple. I don’t have the temperament to serve. Nearly all of my time would have been spent in the stockade. Besides, I am only capable of shooting off my mouth. But at that, I’m a markswoman because I know how to use words as weapons. 

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Most of those who serve signed their name and dedicated their lives to serving and protecting their country and the world. However, killing others is an unfortunate necessity for both sides of conflicts. This is a major disconnect that causes most of the emotional issues for those served. In order to defend, they have to kill. But killing is contradictory to their need to protect. I met a gentleman, who served during WWII, who put it the best. Looking back on his life, he felt guilty over the good men he killed just because they belonged to the other side and for his buddies, he was unable to save. Now decades later, those memories tore him up inside, because he couldn’t stop thinking about them
 
Those who serve the nation are people, not disposable parts of the war machine and they are especially not political footballs that are to be used, abused, and then losed at the whims of politicians.
 
My job is to make sure civilians and especially politicians never forget that.

I am proud of my work. It will make you laugh, cry, and scare your socks off. But it will also inspire you to see the world in new ways. Join my team and become the difference you want to see in the world.

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A Butterfly is Born as a Caterpillar Dies gives aid and comfort to those, who are going through life’s transitions.

For there to be a beginning, there needs to be an ending. The end of the day is the beginning of the night. Night’s end begins with the new dawn. From childhood through the end of life, change is inevitable. How we choose to react will open or close doors. But not always in the ways we expect or want. Even when we chose to make the changes, the excitement intertwines with apprehension as we walk through the threshold into unknown. Some people we meet will help and support you. Some will challenge you. But each of them will play an important role in helping you learn and grow.

This is the lesson Shylon learns. She awakes in her egg. At first, she is afraid. But quickly realizes that she is safe and secure in her own little world As she starts to outgrow it, the feeling of security is replaced by fear of loss. When a piece of it falls away and she sees the world beyond, her fear intertwines with amazement and curiosity. The harder she tries to stay in her egg, the faster it falls away. She has no other choice than to release the past and follow her destiny.

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God saw a Butterfly is a tale like no other. From first awareness to facing her fears and self-doubt Shylon must choose between two paths. One leads to an amazing adventure. The other to a place that God cannot go. Only she can choose which path to take. But choose she must. Shylon’s journey of self-awareness challenges you to see both the best and worse in yourself as it shows you the reflection of your own soul.
 
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God Saw a Butterfly is a tale like no other. From first awareness to facing her fears and self-doubt Shylon must choose between two paths. One leads to an amazing adventure. The other to a place that God cannot go. Only she can choose which path to take. But choose she must.

Shylon’s journey of self-awareness challenges you to see both the best and worse in yourself as it shows you the reflection of your own soul. Through her journey of self-discovery, you will learn how we are all connected by love and fear. This magical tale is a guidebook that empowers you to face and release your fears and in doing so, gives you the courage to seek and accept new adventures. God saw a Butterfly clarifies your understanding of your life’s journey. It will help you interpret why you attracted the people, challenges, and events that entered your life.

The proceeds from God Saw a Butterfly will be used to produce the TV series, Horses and Heroes. Combining Peer Support with Equine Therapy, Horses and Heroes will empower veterans to heal and reclaim their lives. You can make a difference in veterans lives by buying a copy of God Saw a Butterfly and by recommending that others do the same.

Horses and Heroes is a Reality TV series, which combines the highly effective Peer Support Therapy with Equine Therapy. Unlike most in the genre, it will focus on healing and positive growth rather than endorsing bad behavior. Each season will bring together veterans from WWII to the current conflicts. They will be sharing their challenges and supporting each other as they find new solutions to their physical and emotional challenges. They know the talk, because they have walked the walk. They see the dodges and will be able to call each other on them. Sparks may fly. Tempers may flare, especially when they force each other to face their ghosts. But there will also be laughter and fun as they rebuild the comradery, which kept them safe and strong. The snarkiness and practical jokes between the branches doesn’t simply end. There is always room for just one more. When it airs, it will reach into the homes of the veterans, who need to hear that they are not alone, and give them information as well as permission they need to also heal. They will help each other find their way back to the world. Veterans can’t go back and make a brand new start; but they can start from now and make a brand new end.

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I grew up in what could be best describes as a family that didn’t understand that love lifts everyone up and makes them whole. Instead of being encouraged, I was told in word and deed how little value I had. Those, who I trusted and loved the most, programmed me into believing the worse in myself. Even though these people left my life a long time ago, their messages continued echo within me. Until I learned how to forgive myself and them, those voices couldn’t be silenced. With the help of some very amazing people, I was able to go back and heal myself forward by dealing with the core issues. Today those negative messages have been replaced by those of love, courage, and self-respect. I have become whole. For this, I am grateful

Unfortunately, I’m not the only one whose journey began in fear, pain, and self-doubt, which is why I shared my healing journey in God Saw a Butterfly. It is a parable of healing that helps you silence the negative messages from your past. Everyone is uniquely wonderful with a loving destiny all their own. God Saw a Butterfly will help you grow your wings so that you can fly free of the past.

God Saw a Butterfly is available on my website as a PDF for 8.00.

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During these challenging times when fear and self doubt abound, hope fades. As it becomes a far off memory, it’s easy to get lost in the despair. It’s easy to give up. Fighting and searching for the answers can be exhausting. Sometimes it just seems easier to just go with the flow and hope for the best. But at what cost? Easy frequently leads us down the exact opposite path of where we need and want to go. It is only when we challenge ourselves to reach beyond our comfortable to do we find what we desperately seek.

 

Things do happen for a reason. It’s just sometimes it’s more of a challenge to find the reasons. God saw a Butterfly is a parable of answers to the questions we are afraid to ask. In Shylon’s journey through her own fear, guilt, and anger, she becomes a signpost for others to follow on their quest to find the patterns of their lives. As she choose between love and hate, she gives other permission to face their own darkness.

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God saw a Butterfly will help those, who seek to understand the challenge of their lives, while giving them hope that is is never too late to forgive or be forgiven.

God saw a Butterfly is available as an Amazon Kindle and as a PDF on the author’s website. Proceeds will be used to fund the TV series, Horses and Heroes. Buying the PDF gives more support toward the production costs.

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Horses and Heroes is a Reality TV series, which combines the highly effective Peer Support Therapy with Equine Therapy. Unlike most in the genre, it will focus on healing and positive growth rather than endorsing bad behavior. Each season will bring together the veterans from WWII to the current conflicts. They will be sharing their challenges and supporting each other as they find new solutions. They know the talk, because they have walked the walk. They see the dodges and will be able to call each other on them. Sparks may fly. Tempers may flare, especially when they force each other to face the ghosts. But will also be laughter and fun as they rebuild the comradery. The snarkiness and practical jokes between the branches don’t simply end. There is always room for just one more. When it airs, it will reach into the homes of the veterans, who need to hear that they are not alone and give them the information as well as the permission to also heal. They will help each other find their way back to the world. Veterans can’t go back and make a brand new start; but they can start from now and make a brand new end.

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Fran Capo: Dare to do it!

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Until You Walk The Path, You Won’t Know Where it Goes is hosting author, comedian and motivational speaker Fran Capo on January 26 at 1 pm eastern. Capo shares her “Dare to do it” philosophy.

Dubbed “Fast Talker Extraordinaire” by the Associated Press, Fran Capo doesn’t mind if you call her motor mouth. In fact, she’s proud of it! Fran Capo is The Guinness Book of World Records fastest talking female clocked at 603.32 words in 54.2 seconds. That’s 11 words a second! Her record also appears in several Ripley’s & Record Holders Republic books.

Her fast-talking, boundless energy, down to earth approach makes her easy to relate to and a fun quick-witted TV guest. She has appeared on over 350 TV shows including; Good Morning America, Larry King Live, Last Call with Carson Daly, Inside Edition, ET, Ripley’s Believe it or Not, More than Human, Martha Stewart and CNN where her segment was voted top 5 watched. She’s been heard on over 3700 radio shows including Howard Stern, Bloomberg news and Rick Dees.

As a comedienne, Fran Capo has performed in major comedy clubs from Dangerfield’s in NY to the Tropicana in Vegasto Okinawa for the Marines. With her own novelty rap record, Rappin Mae, she toured with LL Cool J and the Fat Boys.

“Motivation is and always has been an integral daily component in the long-term success of any successful entity.”

Dare To Do It! is motivational experience for mind, body and soul. Capo has learned to overcome her fears and has been showing others how to do the same and succeed. Using humor, adventure, inspirational anecdotes, and group participation, Capo reveals her secrets to overcoming self-imposed limitations to combat the negative effects of fear and anxiety and live a healthier life. Whether your particular self-defeating behavior causes you financial, personal, career, spiritual or emotional challenges you will leave feeling energized and motivated to conquer any obstacle.

Fran Capo’s websites http://www.francapo.com and http://www.youtube.com/cuppacapo

To learn how to face life‘s challenges with courage, humor and a flare for adventure, from Fran Capo tune into http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theresachaze at 1 pm eastern on January 26 The phone lines and chat will be available for those who wish to participate. The phone number is (347) 838-9927.

If you miss the live show, you can listen to Fran in the archives at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theresachaze/2012/01/26/until-you-walk-the-path-you-wont-know-where-it

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