SHANNON CARR

Shannon Carr, Publisher/Regional Advisor for Decided Excellence Catholic Media, and Mental Health Peer Support Specialist, is an incest and date rape survivor.  She is the proud Founder of Hopeful Hearts Ministry, a 501 c3 non-profit aiding in the long term recovery of survivors of abuse, the author of EXPOSED, REDEEMED, and RECLAIMED, and the publisher of Kingwood Catholic, Atascocita & Humble Catholic and New Caney & Porter Catholic magazines.  Shannon has spoken across the United States at World Youth Day in Sydney, Australia and Madrid, Spain addressing the realities and effects of abuse in our culture and the graces faith provides for one’s healing journey. Shannon was CBS Houston’s featured author and has been a featured columnist with Choose-Now Ministries.com, featured on Charismamag.com, SpiritledWoman.com, CatholicLane.com,  Lifestyle & Charity magazine and Catholic Women’s magazine.  Shannon is married to her best friend, Russell Carr and the proud mom and bonus mom to Ryan and Seth Deitz, and Simon, Molly and Laurel Carr.

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

COME, HOLY SPIRIT

Nearly a decade ago, I experienced the Holy Spirit at work within a Christian denomination.  In May when it is our time to celebrate...

HAPPY EASTER!

Happy Easter! What a blessed day, birds chirping outside, the sun peeking out from behind the billowing clouds, kids laughing and splashing in the...

TAKING A PERSONAL INVENTORY

A few years ago, I posted a blog correlating my healing process with a 12-step program similar to the 12 steps for Alcoholics Anonymous....

FROM ASHES AND DUST

I read a devotion today that included a quote from Polish rabbi, Simcha Bunin. Rabbi Bunin said, "Everyone should keep a note in each...

MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU & KEEP YOU

It’s a NEW YEAR!!!  Every New Year’s Day I remind anyone who will listen that it is my favorite holiday.  Why?  Because it’s a...

WAIT WITH THE LORD

I had the honor of being invited to speak at a Women’s Advent Tea and as I was preparing for their theme, which was...