Episode 25, Rachel Anne Ridge, Author Flash, The Homeless Donkey who Taught Me About Life


Rachel Anne Ridge is an author, professional artist, and speaker in Texas. Together with her husband Tom, she bootstrapped her way through the Great Recession, raised a family, and rediscovered her purpose in the midst of the everyday juggle of life. Her books, Flash, The Homeless Donkey Who Taught Me About Life, Faith, and Second Chances, and Walking with Henry are inspired by the stray donkeys (yes, donkeys) who interrupted her juggling act and revealed how ordinary (and sometimes hilarious) events help us find our higher purpose and deeper faith. Rachel is mom to three adult children and Nana to five littles.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How Rachel made a pivot in mid-life and published her first book at 50 years old!
  • The day a donkey showed up on Rachel’s doorstep!
  • Rachel’s journey to become an author
  • Exploring Creativity and Desire
  • Facing her fears of public speaking
  • Saying YES!  Which opens more doors!!
  • Rachel’s challenge to the listeners


Rachel Anne Ridge Website here

Deborah Voll Life Coaching website here 

Morning Pages Julia Cameron’s book The Artist’s Way here

Enjoy the show? Don’t miss an episode, follow the podcast on Apple Podcast & Spotify. Please take a moment to rate review and subscribe to the podcast. Listen to more episodes here.