MY STORY: WILLETTE HURST
Updated: Jul 30
DRIVEN 2 EMPOWER
PLEASE BRIEFLY INTRODUCE YOURSELF, SO THE READERS CAN GET TO KNOW YOU? I'm Divorced Mother of two grandmother of 5. I'm a International speaker, an Evangelist and the Owner of Driven 2 Empower U LLC.
HIGH POINT When I wrote my first book on how to stay on the journey regardless of the rage when I stopped baby sitting everyone else's dream vision and idea and gave birth to mines I felt the chains of bondage fall off of me. When I stopped giving other peoples more words that I gave God's words. When I stopped walking in my brokenness and did the work to heal myself and walk into my true authentic self.
LOW POINT In 2012 I got hurt at my job and my doctor said I was totally disabled I lost everything, i lost what little self esteem I had left. I was evicted, bankrupted. It started my long road of my homeless in other people's home. I felt like nothing and no one. How did I work my whole life and end up in this position I even found myself sharing a room with my youngest child while he was in his last year in high school before he went to college.
TURNING POINT My turning point was when God sent me on my Abraham experience from California to Savannah Georgia not knowing how or what I was going to do or where I was going to live all I knew I was tired of being sick and tired and I rolled off my bestfriend's coach and made that drive from California to Georgia not knowing what my furture holded all I knew was I was leaving my past. God told me to trust him and I decided to let him to take the wheel and the car of my life because I was tired of the wrecks I was having with me behind the wheel of my life. Most people say they dont want to date someone with too much baggage when I left California I didn't have baggage I actually had a luggage store and each suit case had names to them low self esteem, domestic violence, molestation, abandonment, so many to mention and when I got to Savannah God placed me in a home with a family from Jamaica a husband and I wife and 2 children who I had never laid eyes on them until I moved into their home I was 50 years old. I had to share a room with a 7 year old with because God told me that I was immature from the inside up and he needed to grow me up fast and he did. I didn't know this was the journey that would change myself to my brokeness to my true authentic sel .
WHO IS THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN YOUR LIFE? AL HOLLINGWORTH
WHAT DID YOU LEARN FROM THESE LIFE EXPERIENCES ?
That everything in life happens for a reason, And the things that have happens to us in life has happened for us and not to us. That we need to be transparent and real so others can be healed and that im grateful for all the rejection, all the tears I have.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST PROUDEST OF ?
Becoming a international speaker and author while still living on my air mattress without losing my faith.
WHAT KEEP YOU INSPIRED AND WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU ARE UNINSPIRED?
God keeps me inspired. I choose to not let myself down for the first time in my life and to find out who Willette is and who Willette is not and to delete the lies people have spoken into my life and the lies I have spoken over my own life.
WHAT WISDOM WOULD YOU LIKE TO OFFER AS A SURVIVAL MAP?
To fall in love with themselves! To fall in love with all of themselves the good the bad and even the ugly. To forgive people who have hurt them and forgive themselves for the part they played in it or didn't play in their lives.
WHAT IS YOUR PROFESSION OR BUSINESS AND WHY?
Driven 2 Empower U, LLC Because I'm Driven to Empower my clients to be the best version of themselves and to walk in their true authentic self no matter what they have experienced on their journey called life.
DO YOU HAVE ANY PRESENT OR FUTURE PROJECTS? Working to build my company and working on my third book.
HOW CAN WE CONNECT WITH YOU ON SOCIAL MEDIA? Driven2empoweru@gmail.com
REFLECTION Its part of the healing process and to embrace it.