About the Author

Author JoAnna Oblander

JoAnna Weekes Oblander is the recipient of a near death experience in which she witnessed a personal meeting with God. She entered that experience as a severely depressed, headache-ridden woman who was determined to end her torment. JoAnna emerged from her experience determined to get well and build a profoundly meaningful life. In the years immediately succeeding her experience, she worked relentlessly to remedy her health. Now, with her health restored, JoAnna works tirelessly as an author, motivational speaker, and life & health coach. Be sure to follow her frequent posts and inspirational memes on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites as well as on this website.

In her book, A Glimpse of Heaven, One Woman’s Life-Altering Visit with God, JoAnna chronicles her near death experience, the visit from her unborn children, God’s instruction that she find her two adopted children and other astounding life experiences. After reading JoAnna’s book, you will understand why she is such a tenacious advocate for families, marriage, and living the lives that God helped us design.

JoAnna loves the acronym E.S.C.A.P.E.! E.S.C.A.P.E. stands for Every Second Counts for a Positive Eternity. It is her personal motto and life plan!

Additionally, JoAnna has been happily married to her husband, Dr. Greg Oblander for over 37 years. She is the mother of 6 children, two of whom were adopted from Russia and the grandmother of 17 and counting grandchildren. JoAnna is a born leader and has been involved in several leadership positions. She has been a lead organizer of a large women’s event and has a special place in her heart for working with children and teens. JoAnna has been involved in various businesses as owner or co-owner for most of her adult life. Currently, in addition to her writing and work as a motivational speaker, JoAnna also works with her husband in his chiropractic office as a life and health coach. As a recipient of the healing power of alternative healthcare, she is a perennial student of nutrition and natural healing methods. JoAnna is a certified Emotion Code practitioner and at present, she is studying to become certified in the Body Code and to become a master herbalist.

JoAnna loves meeting new friends and inspiring others to live the lives they were created for! She is available for speaking engagements, media Interviews and writing articles

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