Thursday, April 19, 2012

The Survivor Behind The Picture: Eliska Hahn

THE SURVIVOR BEHIND THE PICTURE: Meet Eliska Hahn - a survivor of both domestic violence and rape. She is The Pixel Project's volunteer Music Campaigns Coordinator and is one of the 6 women who bravely allowed us to include their picture in the music video PSA of 'The Rose'. Here is her story of how she survived and thrived and why she decided to have her picture included in the video. Musicians: If you haven't recorded "The Rose" for our YouTube Cover Carnival already, please consider doing so - Eliska is just one of the many survivors who represent the women you would be benefiting.

Click here for the complete story: The Survivor Behind The Picture: Eliska Hahn

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Talia Beth

16 years ago today at 4:38p CT God allowed me to look upon the face of an angel. If I live 10 more years or 50, she (along with her brother) will always be the best thing I ever did with my life. Her laughter is my favorite music, her smile is my sunshine. Her happiness is my joy, forever. Talia you have taught me the meaning of true love and I can't imagine a parent being more proud or more thankful for a child. You have grown into a beautiful woman, in spite of my mistakes. You have given much more than you ever took, and you are my hero. Happy Birthday Princess. It is your birthday, but I am the one who got The Gift. I love you and remain honored to be your "momma" ♥ ♥ ♥

Here is a wonderful blog post written by my brother in Christ of 20 years, Robert Mauti. We are also both figure skaters and have coached...