Barbara H. McNeely

Barbara H. McNeely
Barbara H. McNeely
Lessons of An Opening Heart
Did Barbara need an Open Heart? Upon learning of Barbara’s upcoming open-heart surgery, Karen told her it was the quickest way to an open heart. This was not the journey that Barbara would have chosen, but it was now her journey. The surgery itself was just one part of Barbara’s journey through a world of health and medical issues. A journey that started long before her surgery and continues as she learns how to honor her spiritually opening heart. Throughout her journey, she must balance modern medicine and its technology with what she knows in her heart. Balancing what she knows about her own body versus the one-size-fits-all medical world. Barbara’s story is for anyone facing or recovering from open-heart surgery and for the loved ones who care for them. Barbara’s journey did not start with her surgery, but it did take a turn. In her book she shares how open-heart surgery saved her life and led her to a new awareness of surviving and thriving in life.
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Barbara McNeely has been blogging since 2007. She published her first book, Lessons of an Opening Heart, in 2017. It is the story of her experience with and recovery from open-heart surgery. Barbara’s background and first love is in science. She combines that knowledge with her passion for health and healthy living in her blog.

Barbara created Porcchetta Publishing as part of her quest to help non-fiction authors get their message out to the world. She focuses primarily on non-fiction authors who have a story from their heart. Perhaps it is their own struggle and how they overcame it. Or it could be their part in someone else’s story.

Barbara provides publishing services for the self-published author including book coaching, interior formatting, book cover design, training & assistance with the publishing process. She also provides website design and other web services. Her goal is to help the self-published author. At all times, the author retains all of the rights (and all of the royalties) to their creative work.

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something–your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. Because believing that the dots will connect down the road will give you the confidence to follow your heart, even when it leads you off the well-worn path.” –Steve Jobs