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Darlene Butts


Darlene Gudrie Butts is the author of Lessons from the Depression, an educational and inspirational parable pitting Great Depression born Grammy Ti against her financially irresponsible family and the Christian fictional novel entitled The Promise which answers the question “Where are you, God?” She is also featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Finding Your Faith with her heart-wrenching, faith-filled story, “Finding My Faith at the Run for the Cure.”

Darlene Butts is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and spent twenty-three years in the financial planning industry until writing Lessons stirred the latent passion for writing. She now writes full-time including for her own blog, thepromisestory.blogspot.ca. Darlene is also a motivational speaker talking to audiences about personal finance, finding your passion and living in faith.

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Posts by Darlene Butts:

  • Age Is Just A Number

  • June 5th, 2013
    My blog post, “Insurmountable”, listed all the barriers we face in pursuit of our dreams. For me, age is the most visible as I am coming up on the half century mark. As the decades have passed, the list of things [...]

  • Insurmountable?

  • May 16th, 2013
    I watched an interview the other day and a woman said her problems were insurmountable. This struck me in two ways. First, who in this day and age says insurmountable? We may say impossible, unbeatable, no way, or can’t [...]

  • Podcast: Overcoming Life’s Challenges

  • May 11th, 2013
    Is Anything Insurmountable? After overcoming personal loss and the unemployment that followed the financial crash, Darlene Butt’s faith was tested when her sister was diagnosed and then passed away from lung cancer. [...]

  • The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change

  • April 19th, 2013
    As the Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, says, “The only thing that is constant is change.” Sometimes, life changes in ways that are barely noticeable in day to day reference. Other times, change storms through [...]

  • Opportunity Is Like A Bus

  • April 2nd, 2013
    One Comes Along Every Ten Minutes. I had the privilege of seeing Marianne Williamson in Detroit. She was speaking about her book, The Law of Divine Compensation and talked about missed opportunities. She believes that [...]

  • Shine Bright Like A Diamond

  • March 18th, 2013
    Diamonds are the most coveted gem on earth. They are a girl’s best friend, a sign of commitment, royalty and wealth, and a thing of beauty. They don’t start off that way. Misshapen, unrefined, and unattractive, carbon [...]