Wendy Mayo

Wendy Mayo is the owner of Express Employment Professionals, a temporary and permanent placement business, a seasoned speaker and a teacher with a heart for helping others. Her experience includes inspirational speaking and teaching to businesses, schools, churches and civic groups. She is engaging and brings enthusiasm and hope to her audience. Wendy encourages others through her writings in her blog and through her son’s personal CaringBridge site. Her prayer is for God to use her to inspire others to find joy in the moments of each day (no matter what kind of day it is) and to remind them they are not alone. She shares experiences of healing and hope from her own ongoing journey of losing her 12 year old son, Zack, to cancer in 2011. The smile on her face is proof that God really does use broken lives.

Courage to be Part of a Better Story?

These plates may be hot.” she announces as she slides the plates in place.But, before she rushes off to the next table, we ask the question….the question we always ask.We explain that we  are going to pray over our food and ask if she has any needs for us to include in our prayer.Sometimes our particular server may be more surprised than others who have served us. But, our question always interrupts them and causes them to still....more

What Will They Remember?

When your children look back at their childhood, what will they remember about you?What will be your legacy?It may not be what you think.Start with asking your children individually these questions- What does mom like to do best? What does daddy like to do best? What makes mom happy? What makes daddy happy? What makes mom sad? What makes daddy sad?...more

Things Not to Say to My Grieving Friend Sam

It’s ok if people think we’re crazy.Grief is a solitary journey.And it changes us and confuses many people around us (mostly because grief is very misunderstood in our society).And time?Time will not heal this gaping hole in my heart.Image: jillyspoon via Flickr ...more
I was living with my lover for over a year and a half when she passed away. About two weeks ...more