Tag Archive | Adversity

DOZ Show Episode 118 – Oreme Brenda Iyede

Oreme Brenda Iyede is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. While she was pregnant with her second child someone made a statement that caused Oreme to feel shame. Unknown to her, the embarrassment she felt because of her pregnancy was outright rejection of her unborn child, and would cause him to feel unwanted, unloved, and alienated, right from the womb. As time progressed, the same child would become rebellious, aggressive, defiant, and depressed and Oreme would reach her breaking point. But then, she discovered the conception to birth ministry and his journey to healing began, as did hers; she could dream again and pursue her dreams. And from the distressing journey with her son, came a discovery of her purpose. In the capacity of a Speaker and Coach, she is now reaching out to other parents and individuals, to help them find healing, acceptance, and their true identity. Listen as Oreme shares the challenging experiences with her son and how she overcame. Be inspired to triumph over adversity.

DOZ Show Episode 116 – Jackqueline Mondo Apinyi

Jackqueline Mondo Apinyi is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She was born in Uganda and raised in Kenya after her family fled the civil war of Uganda in 1979. Her family had humble beginnings, her mother was an early years teacher and her father a soldier who rose to the rank of Major General. At the age of 15, her father took a post in Russia and sent her along with her siblings to boarding school in the UK. Adjusting to the UK system of education was challenging for her and it didn’t help that she had no friends. The teachers said she was dull and would be a better off as a homemaker. Jackqueline experienced rejection and sibling rivalry and was constantly seeking acceptance by bleaching her skin and looking for love in all the wrong places. Her self-esteem was affected. But her esteem soared when she was able to finish university and get married, two things she had been told repeatedly would never happen. But adversity was not done with her, over the years she has lost a child to heart defect, received the shocking news that her children were autistic, survived stroke and heart surgery, and a six-year separation from her husband. But she is standing strong and has founded Woman Arise and Be Healed, a platform through which she encourages women who are going through trauma or have been through traumatic experiences. Listen to Jackqueline and be inspired to rise from the ashes.

DOZ Show Episode 113 – Julie Gorman

Julie Gorman is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a Certified Coach, Trainer, and Speaker with the John Maxwell Team. In addition, she is a writer, producer, and host of a weekly Broadcast and founder of His Love Extended Ministries. She is the author of What I Wish My Mother Had Told Me About Men and What I Wish My Mother Had Told Me about Marriage released in 2013 and 2014 respectively. In 2016 and 2018, she co-authored along with her husband the books, Two Are Better than One and Married for a Purpose. Along with her husband she runs the ministry, Married for a Purpose. Julie has spoken to youth, college students, and adults since 1988. Her passion is to minister to the WHOLE person. She is married to her best friend, Greg and they have three children. In this interview Julie shares with us the abuse she suffered as a child and how she moved past that experience to the blessed life she now enjoys. Listen and be inspired to bounce back from adversity.

DOZ Show Episode 45 – Tanieka Randall

Tanieka Randall is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is an entrepreneur, bestselling author, international inspirational speaker, and cancer survivor. She is the creator of the revolutionary natural hair care line, Tee’s Hair Secret. In 2011, she was diagnosed with cancer and exposure to chemotherapy left her completely bald and feeling depressed. But she didn’t give up, she began to research ways to regrow her hair and having regrown her hair, she created Tee’s Hair Secret. Tanieka’s products have helped women all over the globe to grow healthy hair without using harsh chemicals. Tanieka teaches women how to achieve their healthy hair goals by becoming more knowledgeable and active in their hair care. Her ultimate goal is to help millions of women discover their potential and confidently walk in their God given purpose. A preacher’s daughter who grew up in the hood, as a young child, she struggled with poverty, a low self esteem, and her faith in God. In this interview, Tanieka shares her amazing story of battles and victories and purpose birth in adversity. Listen and be inspired.

DOZ Show Episode 36 – Rachel Osinaike

Rachel Osinaike is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show and she is an amazing woman! She is founder of Women Empowering Projects (WEP) and is passionate about encouraging, motivating and empowering women to enjoy life and live a life of significance no matter what they are going through or what they have been through. Rachel has faced several challenges from childhood to adulthood. As a young child, she discovered that her “mother” was actually her grandmother and shortly after being reunited with her family she lost her father. As a young woman she faced several challenges in her marriage and afterward, divorce. But Rachel has been able to bounce back, and she is helping other women to do same. She is the published author of the book, Bounce Back: Turning Trials into Triumphs. She shares with us her journey which has been filled with trials and triumphs. Listen and be inspired.