Monday, January 23, 2012

Kitsap County Friends:

The week of January 23rd the following events are available in Kitsap County to increase awareness of human trafficking.

Jan. 23rd 7-9 p.m. “Sex + Money: A National Search for Human Worth” Documentary:  Firehouse Theater, Back Stage, 11171 NE State Highway 104, Kingston. Hosted by Soroptimist International of Greater North Kitsap. Info: Cindy Brooke 360.204.4699.

Jan. 24th 5p.m. “Human  Trafficking  – Washington State and Kitsap County Perspectives” discussion, Kitsap Community Resources.

Jan. 25th 5-8:30 p.m. Break Free From Human Trafficking Seminar Poulsbo City Hall, Council Chambers, 200 NE Moe St. Speakers include Detective Harry James, Seattle Police Department, Vice/High Risk Victims Unit; Adele Heinrich, North Kitsap Optimists; Bikers Against Child Abuse-Tacoma Chapter; and Shawna Seals, Peninsula Lighthouse Ministries. Info Shawna Seals, 360.779.3921

Jan. 26th 6:30-8 p.m. “The Dark Side of Chocolate” Documentary Gateway Fellowship, 18901 8th Ave. NE, Poulsbo. This documentary looks at the practice of child labor/slavery within cocoa plantations in the Ivory Coast, a major producer of cocoa. Hosted by Not For Sale-Kitsap. Info: Ronda 360.697.4335

Jan. 27th 6:30 p.m. “Not For Sale – Innovations and Solutions,” Silverdale Community Center.

Jan. 28th 7:00p.m. Benefit Concerts, Seaside Church and Concert, Coffee Oasis, Port Orchard.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Help Wanted

Sneak Peak of Television Commercial for Heaven, Just Believe is available at:
If you liked the commercial I would appreciate it if you would click “like” to register your vote. Please pass this on to your friends.

If you liked the book I would appreciate it if you would write a review and post it at,, or On Amazon and Barnes & Noble please click “Like” as well.

Heaven, Just Believe is now available as a CD audio book, and a digital download from:


Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Today, January 11th is Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Profits from the sale of Heaven, Just Believe are donated to stop child trafficking. For additional information and links please click Profits/Stop Child Trafficking at the top of the page.

This issue has motivated many people into action including Riley Wilkinson and Serena Travis who started the LAST podcast. LAST stands for Let's Abolish Sex Trafficking.

I had the privilege to be their guest today. Episode 3 can be heard at We can all do something to end human trafficking.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

California Book Event

 A special thanks to Bob and Jean Griggi for all their help in putting this event together. Also thanks to Lighthouse Christian Fellowship for hosting the event. I appreciate everyone stopping by and sharing the day with me. Hope you enjoy the photographs from the day.  
Nancy Paden, Sandy and Jean Griggi
Nancy Paden, Sandy and Gracie Paden
Gene, Judy Canright and Sandy
Thanks Judy for traveling so far to see us.
Story Time
Gene, Sandy and John Hill
Grandkids Leyni and Kaia get 1st look at book!