Kathleen Pooler is a retired family nurse practitioner and author of the memoir Ever Faithful to His Lead: My Journey Away From Emotional Abuse, published on July 28, 2014, and the upcoming sequel, Just the Way He Walked: A Mother’s Story of Hope and Healing. She writes about how she tapped into her faith in God during her biggest obstacles and disappointments to transform and heal from life’s greatest challenges. She believes that every little bit of hope matters and that we are all strengthened and enlightened when sharing our stories. She lives with her husband Wayne and their golden retriever Max in eastern New York and blogs weekly at her Memoir Writer’s Journey blog.