Please join us Sunday June 4th from 3p – 5p at Ola La! Ijorere 51 S Spring St. Elgin, IL 60120 (free covered parking) for an exclusive book launch event to meet Karen Lee Kelly (me) the author of “Angels on Your Pillow” the first in a series of angel adventures.

Light refreshments will be served and personalized copies of “Angels on Your Pillow” will be available at 16.95 ea. Please RSVP at or call me at 847.987.AOYP (2697) NOTE: Space is limited so reserve your spot now. Hope to see you there! KLK


LGBTQ and More Letters we Need to Learn

Gone are the days when being gay or “queer” was a curiosity or scandalous… The days when we didn’t know of any people who were “that way” in our own lives. The estimates are that about 10% of our population is gay. So, if you don’t think you know a gay person, you...

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Jennifer Sanchez: WISE Woman

This month we have the opportunity to get to know Jennifer Sanchez. Like the rest of us, there are many facets that make her up, but there is one guiding principle that she believes that makes her life expand out from a strong central point. And her life—as well as...

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New Year, New Spending Plan

Like many of you, at the start of a New Year, I try to take a fresh look at the way that money flows in and out of my hands. Taking a conscious look at it might help me make better choices with things like the food I buy and eat. I reached out to my friend Tina Curtis...

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Our Angel Pet Stories

Last week we highlighted the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi and the blessing of our pets. We asked for anyone to tell the story of their pet. Here are two of the responses we got:   Tess & Mitsie I have a pet story that definitely makes me wonder if she is a...

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Is Forgiving Others a Gift to Ourselves?

Last month we talked about what could be holding us back. Well, it could be lots of things. It’s probably stuff that we don’t even realize. Much of it could have occurred in our childhoods, and we were unable to release it. It’s still rattling around and blocking us....

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What’s Holding us Back?

Have you heard this quote before? ... “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented,...

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Defining Patriotism for Yourself

Yes, I write children’s books, but I just wouldn’t be who I am without the component of my patriotism. In fact my upcoming book “Snow Angels” is narrated by two guinea pigs named Alexandra and Hamilton, who like in the Hamilton hit play remind each other to “Talk less...

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Courage to Set Boundaries

A topic that most children’s books don’t tackle is setting personal boundaries of safety. This responsibility could be yours. However, it doesn’t have to be scary. We’re here to help you navigate this tricky topic and keep things positive and empowering. Every child...

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Through Darkness into Light

This website and this blog are here to focus on inspirational things and the glory of God’s grace. Although it may not sound like it at first, today’s discussion with Philis Santello is in keeping with that. Philis Santello works with women who have suffered rape,...

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