Straight from My Heart by Jacqui DeLorenzo is a collection of true stories and poetry that seeks to inspire others.
Stories are a source of inspiration. They imitate our realities and speak to us, providing us ideas, solutions, encouragement, and lessons so we may face our own stories with hope and wisdom. The stories can be fiction or based on things that have happened to others. In many ways, other people’s stories can have a huge impact on us simply because they happened, and other people have actually walked our shoes. For Jacqui DeLorenzo, these inspiring narratives can help other people who are going through tough times. Today’s book feature is the book Straight from My Heart by Jacqui DeLorenzo, a book that hopes to shower readers with positive energy and inspiration.
Published in 2012, Straight from My Heart: Journeys of Hope, Love, and Peace is a collection of stories and poetry written by Jacqui DeLorenzo. In this book, DeLorenzo shares how her journey in life is touching other people’s lives as well.
Author Jacqui DeLorenzo shares several inspiring tales of hope and courage intended to resonate with anyone who has suffered a hardship or the loss of a loved one. She considers whether there is life after death. She also ventures on journeys to the other side of the rainbow to a place where there is no pain and no illness. She goes to a place where we can find love in our hearts, peace in our souls, and happiness in our lives again, even when it seems that all has been lost along the way.
Each story seeks to open hearts, touch souls, and encourage all to believe in what is possible. Through the personal journeys of DeLorenzo, her friends, her hospice patients, and their caregivers, Straight from My Heart provides the opportunity to know and understand that life continues after this life on earth. We need to open our hearts to the positive energy and the spirit of loved ones who are on the other side waiting to greet us with open arms when it is our turn to journey to the other side. (Book Description)
Other Works by Jacqui DeLorenzo
A Thread of Hope: A Woman’s Spiritual Journey of Faith from Trauma to Triumph. A Thread of Hope is an inspiring memoir published in 2007. In this book, DeLorenzo shares her experiences with bullying, the break-up of their parents’ marriage, the death of her brother, and her struggle with cancer.
About Jacqui DeLorenzo
Jacqui DeLorenzo, MS, LMHC, is an author and an academic counselor. She attended the North Shore Community College, where she obtained her associate’s degree and was an honors graduate. DeLorenzo then completed her bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (B.S. Counseling 1984-1987), where she graduated as summa cum laude. From 1995 to 1997, DeLorenzo worked on her master’s degree in psychological services/counseling and graduated summa cum laude at Salem State University. She is also a licensed health counselor (Commonwealth of Massachusetts).
Throughout the years, Jacqui DeLorenzo’s passion for helping others, especially in assisting students with their goals never waned. Despite resigning from her post as an academic counselor at North Shore Community College only recently, she continues to aid the student by working part-time. Jacqui DeLorenzo is currently pursuing her dream in voluntary work while remaining true to her mission with guiding students in achieving healthy self-esteem and success.
DeLorenzo spends her time as a volunteer for Hospice and homeless shelter. Aside from volunteer work, she also loves to travel with friends and family. She is also spending with her other love- writing and is currently penning another book.