Give the gift of light. Shine a little brighter everyday.
Phyllis Roberto has loved to write since learning the alphabet. Always scribbling, she only shared her short stories within the safe confines of family and close friends. As the mother of 5 grown children and ‘Grammy’ to 5 grandchildren her dream of being a published author is taking place in the second half of her life. She is proof that it is never too late for your dreams to come true.
Living in the Rocky Mountain foothills of Alberta, Phyllis is surrounded by natural wonder that inspires her to see goodness in all things. Even though Tables Turn can be seen as a sad story, the living of it has offered beautiful gifts. She encourages you to accept the gifts offered you, by even the most dire circumstances of your life.
In Take This Cup, Phyllis tells how a mismanaged workplace incident brought out her strength and perseverance changing the trajectory of her life. In this she hopes that you too are resilient when faced with adversity.
Let's Talk About It is a story of learning new ways of communicating with her children. Her commitment to listening and not reacting to what her teenagers in particular revealed has helped create strong relationships into their adulthood. Phyllis believes that communication is the foundation of all relationships - personal and professional.
Being a part of the Ignite series has been transformational. Everyone has stories to tell. Stories are how we connect to each other and future generations. Phyllis encourages anyone who has the slightest inkling they would like to write, to get in touch with the Ignite team. The support offered by the editing and publishing team, as well as the Ignite family of authors is phenomenal - you will not regret taking pen in hand.