Fierce Calling

Fierce Calling

Finding Hope in the Midst of Heartache: Janet Eckles’s Inspiring Story of Overcoming Through Christ

August 22, 2023

Hey friends! Welcome back to another impactful episode of Fierce Calling. Today we have an incredible guest joining us: Janet Perez Eckles. Janet takes us on a deeply personal and inspiring journey, sharing her story of overcoming adversity and finding hope in the face of literal darkness. Janet’s life seemed like a dream come true, but everything changed when she was diagnosed with a retinal disease that rapidly stole her sight. Her marriage was in turmoil and her hope waning. Then something amazing happened, she met Jesus. She would need him more than she would know.

As she continues to share, we’ll hear about Janet’s unimaginable tragedy. Yet, with unwavering strength and the peace that comes from her trust in God, Janet navigated the darkest of times and learned the power of forgiveness, even towards the man who took her son’s life.

Throughout this episode, Janet shares how her faith and unwavering belief in God’s promises carried her through the most challenging moments of her life. She’ll also discuss the importance of having Christ at the center of our relationships and the incredible transformation that can occur when we truly seek God’s guidance.

Janet’s story is a testament to the power of resilience, forgiveness, and the unwavering faith that can lead us through even the darkest of days. Get ready to be inspired, challenged, and moved as we dive deep into Janet Eckles’ remarkable journey of faith and redemption.

So grab your favorite beverage, find a cozy spot, and get ready for an episode that will leave you feeling empowered and uplifted!

Grab Janet’s Award-Winning Book, Now I See!


More About Janet!

Blindness didn’t slow her down, nor tragedy stop her. As an author, international speaker, and founder of JC Empowerment Ministries, Janet Perez Eckles gives a new meaning to God-given victory and success.

She overcame not only the loss of her eyesight at 30, but endured the loss of her youngest son to violence as well as the acquittal of the man responsible. But rather than sink as a victim, each episode from which she rose above showcases the value of faith, forgiveness and tenacity.

Though her life includes tragedy, her message and her books showcase God’s power to restore any setback, heal any heartache and calm any storm.

Without physical eyesight, but with a clear vision, she travels across the U.S. and internationally to empower her English- and Spanish-speaking audiences.

In addition to her own five books, her writings include 32 stories in Chicken Soup for the Soul titles, Guidepost Magazine, dozens of anthologies, and hundreds of print and online magazines.

The media captures her compelling story as she’s been featured on the cover of Hispanic Woman Magazine, 700 Club, Desperate America (Good Morning America), Lifestyle Magazine and Focus on the Family as well as dozens of national and regional media.

Janet’s work has been recognized by numerous awards including the Lifetime Achievement from the Hispanic Chamber of Commers of Central Florida, Latina Women who make a difference, Beyond Me Award, Professional Excellence and first runner-up for the Ms. Senior Florida pageant.

Janet resides in Florida with her husband Dale, her adult children and delightful grandchildren.

Need Speakers for Your Events in 2024?

If you’re looking speakers for your events, did you know that both Janet and Doris are speakers? You can check out Janet’s speaking page at here: , and find Doris’s speaking page here: