Journals of Hope

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    Amani, Peaceful

    $40.00
    To donate this Journal to a Survivor put this in your cart and use the code Survivor at checkout and the discount will be applied. Amani's Moolelo (Story): Born in Barbados, AMANI (meaning peaceful) grew up in a large family with 6 brothers and sisters. Adventurous, curious and dedicated to helping people, Amani was accepted into the prestigious medical school and looking forward to a position at Ross University School of Medicine in Barbados. Life took an unexpected turn and Amani found herself in a dangerous relationship. Using all her knowledge and courage, she successfully left that relationship and went back to school to study criminal justice in an effort to become an advocate for abused women. “Hopefull Handbags”, an organization dedicated to supporting women of domestic violence, was founded by Cathlene Miner as a tribute to her Grandmother. Now, a global effort, Hopefull Handbags provides shelter, education, training, support and empowerment to thousands of women worldwide. “Together We Are Stronger!”
  • Handpainted one of a kind embellished journal by Mixed Media Artist Judith Fox Goldstein Amani's Moolelo (Story): Born in Barbados, AMANI (meaning peaceful) grew up in a large family with 6 brothers and sisters. Adventurous, curious and dedicated to helping people, Amani was accepted into the prestigious medical school and looking forward to a position at Ross University School of Medicine in Barbados. Life took an unexpected turn and Amani found herself in a dangerous relationship. Using all her knowledge and courage, she successfully left that relationship and went back to school to study criminal justice in an effort to become an advocate for abused women. “Hopefull Handbags”, an organization dedicated to supporting women of domestic abuse, was founded by Cathlene Miner as a tribute to her Grandmother. Now, a global effort, Hopefull Handbags provides shelter, education, training, support and empowerment to thousands of women worldwide. “Together We Are Stronger!” Proceeds go directly to Hopefull Handbags, Raising Hope, Help, and Support to Survivors of Domestic Abuse. Start your Journaling Journey with journaling tips here.
  • Handpainted one of a kind embellished journal by Mixed Media Artist Judith Fox Goldstein Daisha's Moolelo (Story): Daisha means ALIVE!” Upon immigrating to the US, Daisha was bullied and the victim of aggressive racism and domestic abuse. Now, the world has changed...What divided us before now, pales in comparison to what unites us!” (JFK’s inaugural speech) Fear of the unknown has been replaced by universal connectivity never- before-seen. “WE” is now the operative word and, if there is an upside to this time disrupted living Daisha would say; Let the world be a kinder place as we move forward together” Proceeds go directly to Hopefull Handbags, Raising Hope, Help, and Support to Survivors of Domestic Abuse. Start your Journaling Journey with journaling tips here.
  • Handpainted one of a kind embellished journal by Mixed Media Artist Judith Fox Goldstein Destiny's Moolelo (Story): Born to working-class parents, Destiny’s parents always wanted her to ‘save’ the family by becoming a doctor. The burden was heavy on her own, but Destiny had her own dreams. Wanting to help her family, but driven to dance her entire life. With support from family and friends, she graduated with a full scholarship from Julliard and now dances with the N.Y.C ballet. Her profession now allows her to help her family, but “SHE DID IT HER WAY!” Hold on to your dreams! “Hopefull Handbags”, an organization dedicated to supporting women of domestic abuse, was founded by Cathlene Miner as a tribute to her Grandmother. Now, a global effort, Hopefull Handbags provides shelter, education, training, support and empowerment to thousands of women worldwide. “Together We Are Stronger!” Proceeds go directly to Hopefull Handbags, Raising Hope, Help, and Support to Survivors of Domestic Abuse. Start your Journaling Journey with journaling tips here.
  • Handpainted one of a kind embellished journal by Mixed Media Artist Judith Fox Goldstein Gwendoline's Moolelo (Story): With a bright yellow feather and an outlandish hat, HOT Sista Gwendoline stands out in the crowd. Feathers in her hat and on her clothes… this is her signature style. HOT Sista Gwendoline is quite a character. You could pick her out of a crowd anywhere. However, when she sings with her HOT Sistas - there is ONLY one, beautiful voice coming together to make the most exquisite music. From Braham’s to the Beatles, the HOT choir is taking the nation by storm! Based on a singing group in my hometown of Hilo, Hawai’i. Gwendoline is the Soprano in the group waving her feathers to musical heights! Start your Journaling Journey with journaling tips.
  • Isabella

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    Handpainted one of a kind embellished journal by Mixed Media Artist Judith Fox Goldstein Isabella's Moolelo (Story): She looks so beautiful in all her fine clothes and flamboyant hat!  What secrets is she hiding? The picture of perfection, Lady Bella harbors so much guilt for the loss of a dear family to domestic violence. Her guilt is so heavy she can barely breathe.  "Guilt is heavy... LET IT GO!" (Maya Angelou!") Start your Journaling Journey Proceeds go directly to Hopefull Handbags, Raising Hope, Help, and Support to Survivors of Domestic Abuse.
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    Juliana

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    Juliana's Moolelo (Story): Born on a Kibbutz in Israel to her Mother, Ruth and Father, Alesis (Protector of the People). Her parents were both physicians and joined “Doctors Without Borders). Inspired by their giving nature, Sasha Rose became a lawyer for the “Jewish Defense League” spending many pro-bono hours assisting women victims of Domestic Violence. Her secret passions are poetry and the music of Andrea Bocelli.
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    Keisha

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    Keisha's's Moolelo (Story): Born in N.Y.C. to a bi-racial family, Keisha’s father is a cardiologist and her Mother an attorney. Eager to follow in their footsteps, Keisha graduated at the top of her class from Harvard Law. Excited about starting her career, Keisha took a job in a prestigious law firm in Boston. Walking towards her new office, she encountered a group of young attorneys as she heard them whisper, “Didn’t we reach our quota yet?”
  • Handpainted one of a kind embellished journal by Mixed Media Artist Judith Fox Goldstein Lady Bella's Moolelo (Story): “Guilt is Heavy…Let it Go!” (Maya Angelou) A picture of perfection and beauty…Isabella hides a heavy heart. Filled with a deep sense of guilt and responsibility for loss in her life, Isabella continues to believe that she never did quite enough. Trying to move forward and forgive herself, Isabella works on shedding her guilt every day. A long journey indeed, but each positive thought seems to make her flourish. “Guilt is heavy… let it go!!” (Maya Angelou)
  • Handpainted one of a kind embellished journal by Mixed Media Artist Judith Fox Goldstein Madame Lefluer's Moolelo (Story): She leads with a dynamic attitude – style – confidence, a WILD SPIRIT and a WILDHEART! Passion drives her life and she loves color, texture and the fabric of her life. She’s the Executive Director of the Historical Garden Society. Annually, she holds the city’s most popular FASHION SHOW coordinated by the “WildHeart” Boutique. Women come from all over the state to adorn themselves with unique, one-of-a-kind clothing and jewelry so they, too…can carry the same attitude as Madame LeFluer as they bask in their own unique stylings! Start your Journaling Journey with journaling tips.   Handpainted one of a kind embellished journal by Mixed Media Artist Judith Fox Goldstein. Proceeds go directly to Hopefull Handbags, Raising Hope, Help, and Support to Survivors of Domestic Abuse.
  • Malala

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    Handpainted one of a kind embellished journal by Mixed Media Artist Judith Fox Goldstein Malala's Moolelo (Story): Born in Malaysia, Malala’s family immigrated to the U.S. when she was an infant. Educated in N.Y, her family relocated to Boston so Malala could attend medical school. Graduating with honors, Malala decided to return to Malaysia to mentor young women. Women’s empowerment, coupled with education are Malala’s foundational beliefs. Proceeds go directly to Hopefull Handbags, Raising Hope, Help, and Support to Survivors of Domestic Abuse. Start your Journaling Journey with journaling tips here.
  • Handpainted one of a kind embellished journal by Mixed Media Artist Judith Fox Goldstein Margaret and Edward's Mo'olelo Margaret & Edward met at a dance contest in the early 1930’s (during the ART DECO period). They became engaged and got married. However, after one year, Margaret realized she had chosen the wrong man. Controlling, manipulative and involved in criminal activities, Margaret wanted OUT of her marriage. You can see the distant look in her face in the middle image and you can almost feel Edward’s smothering breath The photo of the trilogy, shows Margaret & Edward when they first met, then during their marriage and, finally, you see Margaret breaking out on her own. She did it HER WAY! Proceeds go directly to Hopefull Handbags, Raising Hope, Help, and Support to Survivors of Domestic Abuse. Start your Journaling Journey here  

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