My first step in getting out of my head and into my heart happened last October when I decided to take my story to Facebook. Every day in October (Domestic Violence Awareness Month) I shared a snippet of my abusive and toxic relationship. A lot of the details I shared was news to my friends, family and Facebook friends and it was tough for them to hear for the very first time. Finally having the freeing feeling I have always desired, a post caught my eye about seeking authors to participate in a compilation about overcoming domestic violence. After several attempts to get in contact with the visionary author (Facebook and Instagram shut down of 2019 almost made it impossible), I was finally under contract and became apart of the Surviving in Silence: Overcoming Domestic Violence family. Throughout this writing process I became connected with the other authors and got a chance to hear their stories. It was the most empowering I felt in a very long time because like myself, they too was brave and I was honored to be apart of this project with them.
When presales began, I wanted to do a series on the authors so you would be able to get to know them.
First up is Mrs. Portia Henderson. Check out my interview with her!
So Mrs. Portia, tell me about yourself.
My name is Portia M. Henderson and I am the Founder of Love Nina Beauty Products. I am a Mom, Wife, Cosmetologist, Dental Hygienist, and a Veteran of the United States Navy. Love Nina is a proud sponsor of World of Children organization. World of Children has been recognized by the media as the “Nobel Prize for Child Advocates” and is the only global recognition and funding program that exclusively focuses on a broad range of children’s issues including health, education, safety, sexual abuse and human rights. 100% of public gifts directly support programs serving vulnerable children worldwide. To learn more visit Worldofchildren.org
My business gave me an avenue to be an advocate for children all over the world. 50% of the profits from Surviving in Silence :Overcoming Domestic Violence will be donated to World of Children. A portion of all proceeds from Love Nina will also be donated.
Why did you decide to be apart of this project?
For years I have been praying for God to show me what he wanted me to do with my past to help others. Being apart of this project was the answer to my prayers.
3. Someone out there is looking to overcome, what is ONE tip you would give them?
The tip I would give is to stop running from your past. Face it! God will walk you through the process of giving you BEAUTY FOR YOUR ASHES
4. Whats your superpower?
Taking back my life! Not letting my past hold me in bondage! The devil robbed me of my childhood! He no longer has a stronghold over me! I Know my past will be a catalyst God will use to set others free!
Mrs. Portia, we thank you for being brave and sharing your story. You will change many lives!! If you are a friend or family member of Portia and want to read her full story check out http://sheropublishing.com/shero-authors?fbclid=IwAR3FY1NTO1BJNVHD0JhmIphU9jPRo8sOrjLvOXCZfRWAKUC8aofJ0j8Gzdw and find her name and get your copy ordered.
Health, Mindset, and Confidence Coach