Anything is Possible!

With Faith, Hope and Perseverance



When I was 12 years old, my father told me:

“Nothing is Impossible,”

 I prefer to state things positively, so Anything Is Possible is the name of this blog.

When we open our eyes and our hearts, we discover that God and the universe really are conspiring for us to be happy. When we think and speak positively about our hopes and dreams and express gratitude for the good things we already have in our lives, we receive our hearts’ desires…..or something even better!  And I here’s proof:

My high school sweetheart found me again 39 years later when the time was perfect. You  can read more about what it took in my memoir, Trust the Timing, which offers hope to those struggling with loneliness, co-dependency, and other relationship issues. I hope to publish in the first half of 2017. Feel free to read more on my Work in Progress page.

Want more proof? For over 30 years, I worked as a substance abuse counselor in a non-profit agency. It was a good job, and there were things I loved about it. It taught me a lot, and I was honored to be able to help some people, but it drained me. What drained me the most was the ever increasing paperwork and bureaucracy and being expected to do more work in less time, so that I started to pray for deliverance.

And eventually, with the help of my soulmate, and when the time was perfect, I was able to retire. Now, I am returning to my earthy and creative roots – writing, painting, puttering around the little forest in my back yard, and hanging out with the dogs.

Before I was ready to meet my soulmate again, I had to learn to love myself back to wholeness. That’s the theme of my second blog: “Loving Me, Too – Ongoing Lessons of a Recovering People Pleaser” where I write about whatever I feel like whenever I want.

Part of loving me, too, is making both of these blogs Award Free. I appreciate comments and love the support in our blogging community, but participating in awards is beyond the time I have available right now. But please feel free to share your thoughts!

PS. Yeah, my real name is JoAnne, but I like “JoAnna” better.


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  1. Thanks for following my blog. I too believe there are no coincidences!!

    • Same here! I hope to make time to read more of your blog and fascinating story. I recently retired after 30 years as a therapist. There are so many stories in those 30 years!

  2. Yeah – I like Joanna better too … but it never occurred to me to simply change it! I like your style 🙂

    I like the part about returning to your earthy and creative roots. I didn’t think I had any and my retirement has been about discovering them. I’m loving this journey and I hope you are loving yours too!

    • This blog is pretty much the only place I go by Joanna which makes it special. I’m glad we are both loving this journey and thank you for sharing it! I had no idea I’d be this busy though. So many possibilities!

  3. The world is lucky to have such an inspiring person like you JoAnna 🙂 Love your blog and writing

  4. Looking forward to reading more of your blog.

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