From Dude Ranch cook to CEO. Mary’s story of faith, bravery and choosing happiness for her children will inspire and entertain you. Throughout, she demonstrates her tenacity, faith and business savvy as a female entrepreneur.
Written by Mary’s Mountain Cookie Founder Mary Johns. Mary shares her famous cookie recipes along with the story behind the nationally known cookie chain. She shares the tragedies that led to her leaving her home state of Michigan to get a fresh start at a Colorado Dude Ranch. With two small children, the loves of her life, she bravely leaped into a new life and she discovered what heaven looks like. This heavenly life was filled with many people who helped and supported her to get back on her feet and provide a magical life for her family.
You’ll enjoy hearing the fun stories of living on a Colorado Dude Ranch and also learn how Mary found the strength and courage to begin again and face life’s challenges. This is a story of hope, courage, bravery, and taking a leap of faith when hope seemed to be hiding. Mary shares her life philosophy throughout the book. She discusses the importance of having wishes and goals and the role that attitude plays in your life’s journey. Mary’s faith and belief that you are never alone is where she finds comfort and strength.
This is Mary’s story. It has relevance to anyone who is wanting to begin again, start their own business, find their passion and purpose, and believe in the goodness of humanity. It describes the unique challenges of a female entrepreneur and the challenges of being a woman-owned business.
“It’s not easy to share your personal story, especially when it is filled with losses, betrayals, and failures. I want to share this now because I see how my ability to overcome the tough times and thrive may be an encouragement for someone else who is trying to navigate through rough waters.”