More Than 100 Miles Per Hour On The Highway… At Rush Hour.

March 23, 2013 at 6:13 AM | Posted in Fulfill Your Destiny with Karen Mertes, God's Grace, Peace and Forgiveness, Stiffer Penalties And Fines For Drunk Drivers, Survivor: Real Life Version, Triumph after Trauma, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

florida highway

When Karen Mertes was driving home from work after running some errands on an average Wednesday evening around 7PM, she had no idea that a drunken driver [also high on drugs] was going to ram the back of her car at over 100 MPH.

Karen’s steering and brakes were instantly gone. So were her back tail lights with the impact completely demolishing the entire rear of the car she was driving.

As she sped out of control, in the dark, and passed out behind the wheel from the impact… a miracle must have happened that saved her life that only survivors of unthinkable circumstances can only explain or imagine.

After she regained consciousness, she was still behind the wheel, without brakes, steering, lights.

She had not realized she had suffered a severe head trauma, but started to pray to God to save her life. In return, she would dedicate her life to helping other victims overcome trauma.

By the Grace of God, Karen was on a stretch of highway outside of Tampa, Florida, that was straight and without any overpasses and waterways.

Karen is one of those outstanding people you always admire and secretly hope to emulate in your life. An Officer in the Air Force, a graduate from a top University with two additional Graduate degrees, including an MBA, she is a focused and honorable citizen who does everything in life spectacularly.

Talking with Karen, you would never know that she suffered such an accident. But when you read about her story of recovery, finding forgiveness, and then helping others… you cannot help but be inspired.

I spoke with Karen on March 16, 2013 on Conscious Lifestyles Radio. You may listen to the broadcasted show now on podcast in the ARCHIVES section of this blog.

Check out Karen’s Non-Profit Charitable Organization she established in 2009 to help victims overcome tragedy and restore triumph in their lives:

Fulfill Your Destiny

sunrise in florida golden

Leave a Comment »

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Powered by
Entries and comments feeds.

Conservative Views For The Grassroots

Conservative views on politics economic and national security

The Invisible Scar

raising awareness of emotional child abuse, its effects on adult survivors & the power of words on children

Greening Our Children & Yours!

Sharing Ideas on Environmental Health and Hazards

Uniquely Narcissistic

Signs and Red Flags of Narcissists

Save Our Deer

Stop the Extinction of Connecticut Deer!

Save our iMfolozi Wilderness

HELP SAVE the iMfolozi Wilderness Area by saying NO to the Fuleni Coal Mine and YES to keeping Wilderness Areas sacred.

Social, Cultural & Behavioral Issues in PHC & Global Health

Social, Cultural and Behavioral Foundations of Primary Health Care (JHSPH)

Patterns of Creation

Meditations and Creative Exploration of Kabbalah and the Tree of Life


The Complete Human Body

Under The Banyan

Stories about us and nature

Canoe Communications

live in the moments that matter

Wild Horse Education

Advocates for Public Lands, Public Horses

Another Bag, More Travel

Just another site

Hiking Photography

Beautiful photos of hiking and other outdoor adventures.

Marcia Rosenberg’s Animal Advocacy

The sole purpose of this website is to provide a location for published articles and news videos regarding Marcia Rosenberg’s animal advocacy.

All Glamour All the Time

What's up at Locket's Meadow Farm

%d bloggers like this: