MIMIKA TV: Finding Joy in All Circumstances with Adria Wilkins

Join host Mimika Cooney for a discussion with Adria Wilkins about finding joy even in the most difficult circumstances. Adria shares her ability to find joy despite the terrible pain, sorrow, and heartache of losing a child.

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Host: Mimika Cooney


Finding Joy in All Circumstances with Adria Wilkins

Losing a loved one always leaves a gaping hole in our hearts, no matter the circumstances. As a parent, I can’t imagine the painful experience of losing a child.

Adria Wilkins experienced the loss of her 3-year-old son, Blake. Despite the pain, she was able to find joy in her circumstance.

“It’s ok when you go through trials, it’s ok to be upset. But there is also a joy to be found,” says Adria.

Listen to what Adria has to say and be inspired!

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Guest Bio

Award-winning author, Adria Wilkins has an accounting degree from Western Kentucky University. She and her husband, Erik, live in Northern Virginia and have three children Katie, Blake, and Anthony.

She enjoys telling a story, adding sprinkles of joy, and a few extra dollops to liven it up.

After suffering the unthinkable – death of three-year-old Blake, she found that Jesus sustains, and evens surprises His followers with joy.

She has been a contributing author in six other books and has a quarterly column in the Broken but Priceless online magazine. She has been a guest on Christian Television Network with Monica Schmelter on the Bridges show and on WBKO Midday Live.

Adria Wilkins’s book “The Joy Box Journal” with Hachette Book Group released in July 2019.

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About the Author

Mimika Cooney is a Motivational Speaker, Christian Author, Leadership Mentor, and the host of the “Mimika TV Podcast”,. Huffington Post nominated her as one of "50 Women Entrepreneurs to Follow in 2017". Podcasting Magazine nominate Mimika amongst the “Top 50 Moms in Podcasting” in 2020. Mimika is passionate about empowering and equipping individuals to fulfill their God given purpose, position their value, spread their message, make an impact in the marketplace, and become the leaders they were born to be. As a communications consultant specializing in behavior analysis, Mimika works with individuals and teams to better understand their communication style and ideal working environment. As a certified John Maxwell Speaker, Trainer, Consultant and Coach she is licensed to facilitate this world renown leadership training and the DISC personality assessment. Mimika loves to spark honest conversations, blaze a trail where others fear to tread, and infuse positivity wherever she goes. She is known for building community, creating connections and helping others share their story with passion and purpose. Mimika is a native of South Africa and naturalized citizen of the USA. She is a ferocious reader and insatiably curious. She enjoys watching soppy romcoms with her dashing husband of 24 years, and vacations at the beach with her 3 kids. When she is not dreaming up creative concepts, speaking, training, writing books or hosting her podcast; she will be found perfecting her spins on the ice as a competitive adult figure skater. For more info visit: https://www.mimikacooney.com