Anything is Possible!

With Hope, Faith, and Perseverance



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

“Nothing is Impossible,”

 I like 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 have proof!

You  can read about what it took to find my heart’s desire in Trust the Timing, A Memoir of Finding Love Again available at Trust the Timing offers hope to those struggling with loneliness, co-dependency, and other relationship issues.

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 people, but the job drained me. What drained me the most was the ever increasing paperwork, the growing bureaucracy, and being expected to do more work in less time. I prayed for deliverance and yearned for a more creative life.

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

My blogging schedule goes something like this:

Tuesday: Good News Tuesday!

Thursday: Ideas, thoughts, and hopes

Saturday: Stream of Consciousness Saturday

Sunday: I might join Song Lyric Sunday if something flows freely.

This blog is 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!

Thanks for reading!

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



Mimosa flowers in my backyard forest

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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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