Fire Up Series
In these uncertain times, the human spirit yearns for hope and enlightenment so each of us may survive and thrive. The Fire Up series recounts a compelling true-life journey, delivering timely inspiration along with timeless wisdom. Donna Hartley is crowned Miss Hawaii and her attention is captured by a kind and patient soul, George, who mysteriously prophesies that her success is paved with learning lessons. He relates to her in storytelling form that Donna must survive three life-threatening events if she is to fulfill her destiny. Is George a wise man, a mentor, an angel, or all three?
Fire Up Your Life! recounts Donna's near-death experience in a DC-10 plane crash at Los Angeles International Airport, which occurs directly after she expresses her desire to change her life or die. Trapped in the flaming inferno she receives a mysterious message questioning her actions on earth. She wills herself to survive and is the last passenger out of her section of the aircraft. With the steadfast help of her teacher George, the reluctant student Donna begins a journey of spiritual transformation committing herself to change her fearful and unhealthy lifestyle. Her first assignment is to fight for improved airline safety regulations. Next she must conquer her destructive relationships with men. Moreover to become a successful entrepreneur she must master her fears.
Fire Up Your Intuition! finds Donna distraught in an emotional and financial crisis. George unexpectedly appears and bestows on her five mysterious envelopes that hold a 30-day assignment that he calls 'the gift of intuition'. The banter and discussion continue between student and teacher as Donna works to acquire insight into her own intuitive awareness. Her faithful Himalayan cat, Sheba is by her side as Donna follows George's program step-by-step to learn to trust her feelings and act upon them to master the knowing. George predicts that when she completes her assignment, her dream to adopt a daughter will come true.
Fire Up Your Healing! narrates the sometimes rocky path on the passage toward family forgiveness leading to emotional maturity and the strength to heal. Donna travels from the tragic confines of her mother's post-stroke nursing home to the somber quarters of the judge empowered with deciding the fate for the bitter court battle in which her stepmother has embroiled Donna and her brother upon their father's death. George adamantly advises her to release her anger in order to survive. Could she forgive the alcoholism, the violence, and the indifference? This skill is now essential if she is to survive her stage III melanoma. But can she forgive herself and live to raise her 6-yearold daughter? George mystically appears in the hospital to give Donna a shot of spiritual adrenalin and the courage to face down the deadly disease.
(Coming in 2014!)
Fire Up Your Heart! begins at the gravesite of her step dad as a heartbroken Donna deals with the eleventh death of family and friends in the past few years. Her nagging intuition forces her to consult a heart specialist and the prognosis is her worst fear: she must have immediate open-heart surgery to replace her failing aortic valve. Mariah, her daughter, now age 10, is the driving force to help her live. Donna's friends rally to lend her support for the delicate surgery scheduled for March 1, the same date of her plane crash and melanoma diagnosis. What are those chances? Donna must summon all her strength and hard won wisdom to survive. Would George spiritually guide her through this life-threatening operation? Has Donna learned her lessons so she can cheat death for the third time?
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