Hidden by Grief then Shared with Courage

November 16, 2017
Hosted by Debby Montgomery Johnson

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Grief - an emotion that affects us all but add sudden trauma to it and you have The Perfect Storm. What do three women, of different backgrounds, ages, and living across the US, find they have in common? A sudden death threw them into the "Widows Group"; Betrayal threw them into the "Last one to know" group, and raising a family on their own threw them into the "Single Moms" group. These women didn't ASK to be in any of those groups yet they found themselves putting up the mask and smiling their way through the initiations. Something inside of them decided to STAND UP and then SPEAK UP and then they because THE VOICE of their causes. Strong minds, strong wills, and strong inner fortitude trump their fears, feelings of inadequacies, and hurt hearts. Throwing down their need for "Perfect", they have embraced life's curve balls with vulnerability, grace and honesty. Debby, Karen and Ashlee will share with courage their DEFINING MOMENTS and will change their worlds for good.

Defining Moments

Defining Moments

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Many of us have something, something we’re hiding, something we’re ashamed of, something that through no fault of our own or through our own making, something that we keep hidden and that, in turn, keeps us hidden, from each other and the world. Defining Moments will show you how to STAND UP in your power and no longer experience the terrible feeling of being a victim of fraud or betrayal. Good people go through terrible situations, wise people know when and how to let it go. Everything that happens to us helps us grow. While it may be hard to see it right away, the most important thing to do is to change your perception about your circumstances! Debby is dedicated to encouraging you to remove the mask of embarrassment and shame and to putting an end to victimization. Debby will help you STAND UP and become the victor not the victim. You will learn how to acknowledge what happened and forgive yourself first and then move on with power.

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Debby Montgomery Johnson

Debby Montgomery Johnson

Debby Montgomery Johnson is a woman on a mission. In her book, “The Woman Behind the Smile,” she shares her personal experience with a love that turned into betrayal and financial disaster and she removes the mask of shame and shows others how do to the same.

From Vermont and a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Debby is the President of Benfotiamine.Net, Inc, a vitamin supplement company that provides an alternative for the pain of neuropathy, a nerve disorder. Benfotiamine makes an extraordinary difference especially for diabetics and their families. Products and educational information can be found at www.BenfoComplete.com.

Her background is diverse, from working as a paralegal and bank branch manager to being a U.S. Air Force officer, serving as an Intelligence Officer at the Pentagon, the Defense Intelligence Agency and in Wiesbaden, Germany. Debby is just like you. She is a woman on a mission to live an authentic, joyful life as the Woman WITH the Smile rather than behind it. Debby is an award winning number one Amazon Best-Selling Author, International Speaker, and Business Woman.

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