Themes

BENEFITS FROM PURCHASING PAT’S BOOKS

The author delivers messages of hope in all her books as she shares her life struggles and personal achievements. Everyone can identify with feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt from time to time, however, daily self-assessments are important. It’s up to you to choose your focus for the promotion of personal satisfaction and power. Find guidance in each publication.

SIGNIFICANCE AND THE NEED TO BELONG

The answers to life’s questions are within each person, however, one’s world view is directly related to self-esteem and inner value. “Becoming Significant: Awakening the Power Within” offers a path for understanding the process of life change.

RELATIONSHIPS: MOTHER/DAUGHTER

Doorways to Significance” clearly reflects the cycles of conflict between mother and daughter in their effort to communicate and express love—different for each one yet the same.

RELATIONSHIPS: COURTSHIP AND MARRIAGE

Follow Pat’s story from love to its eventual grief and loss through divorce. Find encouragement in her new beginnings for a life of inner peace, happiness and laughter.

RACISM AND TOKENISM

The reader will find examples of tokenism and racism as well as reversals in the author’s responses and actions to her dark experiences. Witness struggles to belong everywhere and notice the differences between outside and inside perceptions through clear glass windows and rose colored glasses. Experiential learning brings with it great wisdom, strength, courage and valor.

THOUGHTS, FEELINGS & ACTIONS

Follow the effects of the author’s inner thoughts and feelings from childhood to adulthood and the manifestation of those thoughts throughout her life.

SERVICE

In all Pat’s publications you will notice examples of giving and receiving to others with different purposes. However, it is important to recognize the value of balancing the act of giving and receiving—life’s greatest lesson. Peace at any price or giving with an expectation of receiving something in return is not the same as sharing solely for the sake of helping others.

JUDGMENT

If the opinions of others determine your responses, actions and decisions, read how judgments of oneself and others limit inner satisfaction and peace.

BROKENNESS

At any age or life stage, emotional brokenness can be altered in favor of a better way. See how the narrator, realizes it’s never too late to change the brokenness, beginning with an assessment of personal values and significance, especially when choices are based upon settling for less than one’s desired goals.

FAITH, FAULTY BELIEFS, MISGUIDED PERCEPTIONS

You will journey with the author in search of her faith, wisdom and peace. Inner conflicts occur due to lack of information and knowledge. Each soul is responsible for truth and self-empowerment.