(Raleigh, NC) - Author, speaker, golf-professional and transformational life-coach, Veronica Karaman, in her latest book, My Shot of Joy: A Miraculous Journey of Redeeming a Lost Mother-Daughter Relationship, is healing family relationships across the country. (Photo via ANS)
According to a news release, Veronica Karaman was fully focused on pursuing her own career when she got the news that her elderly mother had just six months to live due to a terminal heart condition. Although they 'd never been emotionally close, Veronica chose a new mission -- a new kind of championship -- for her life, and that was to reach her 85-year-old mother 's heart before she died. It seemed this mother/daughter duo had very little in common, until the day Veronica took her mother to the golf course and handed her an eight iron.
After taking a waggle*, Veronica 's mom, Mildred, took a big backswing and hit her first shot -- almost 100 yards! That shot on a Pinehurst golf course (in North Carolina) became a "shot of joy" for both mother and daughter as it was both the birth of a new athlete at 88 -- and the beginning of a miraculous transformation of a mother-daughter friendship.
With a fresh spark for life, Mildred lived almost seven more years--starting a housecleaning business at 88, traveling to Canada for a "legacy vacation" the same year with her daughter, starting public speaking at 89, and entering her fi...
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...s, organizations, and women 's ministries across the North America.
Speaking with passion, Veronica added, "I want people to know that it is completely possible to redeem a lost relationship. It is my prayer that My Shot of Joy will both open up your heart and direct your mind on how to reach your loved one 's heart. The process of transformation and hope begins with each of us."
Celebrity fitness trainer, Holly Roser was moved by Veronica and her mother 's journey, saying, "I ate the book up! My Shot of Joy inspired me to reach out and reconcile with my estranged mother who left when I was only 12 years old. It 's a perfect gift for Mother 's Day!"
* Note: The waggle is a simple, yet extremely effective pre shot addition to your golf game that sets the mood, tempo and intent of the swing. A waggle will allow a golfer to be a consistent ball striker and shot maker.
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