“Authority” The Word that Causes Riots

“Authority” The Word that Causes Riots

Who gave you the “authority?” We start asking it as toddlers of our parents, and it is what we’re asking of our leaders more often today. It was the question the Jewish religious leaders asked Jesus in Mark 11:28-30. Jesus responds not with an answer...
What’s Coming? Is it a Problem or a Dilemma?

What’s Coming? Is it a Problem or a Dilemma?

I have worked in Hollywood for about 20 years as an actress and with my husband at our media company Cooke Media Group. Together we have filmed in multiple cities, countries and continents and have taught on issues surrounding media, culture and faith. One of my jobs...
Why Uncertainty Derails Us

Why Uncertainty Derails Us

As a teacher of special needs children, (yes, that was my first job and college degree) “routine” was the key to keeping children focused and learning. It was also the most challenging for me as a creative soul and one who loves spontaneity. I grew up hating routines....
Desires, Fears and the Idols of Bondage. Will You Smash Them?

Desires, Fears and the Idols of Bondage. Will You Smash Them?

When do we start to be sneaky? Wanting something so badly that we lie, cheat and hide? When did our desires – the fear of not having enough, so take over control that we not only lie to others but to ourselves? Psychologists tell us that we can so convince ourselves...
An INNER View with Kelsey Cooke-Guerra

An INNER View with Kelsey Cooke-Guerra

We learn from other life journeys. Here’s an INNER VIEW by actress Kelsey Guerra-Cooke Bio: Kelsey Guerra is a proud graduate of Vanguard University! She is also an Actor/Producer, Certified Health Coach, and Mother of 2 (Kennady, 5 and Clyde, 3).  She and her husband...
Write Your Legacy Statement

Write Your Legacy Statement

As a project for the Museum of the Bible’s Women of Legacy Book, I was given the opportunity to write my 250 world legacy story. I would like to challenge you to do the same. It’s a great exercise for your reflection and one to continue to return to...