Lauri Burns

Inspirational Speaker and Author of Punished for Purpose

Can you imagine what would your life be like if you had the courage and core belief that you could accomplish anything? That everything in available to you and all you need do is simply choose it?

Lauri is a renowned inspirational speaker who travels the map telling her inspirational life story in the hope to heal the hearts of people everywhere.

For the past fifteen years she has been inspiring audiences with her heartfelt story of courage, forgiveness, love and success. Lauri is an inspirational speaker, an Author, a fortunate 100 executive and business owner, The Founder of The Teen Project and has fostered 30 at risk youth in her personal home. In the past five years she has shared her heartfelt story at over 240 venues.

As a professional speaker, Lauri has designed and presented programs to universities, fortune 500 companies, educational conferences, and professional associations.

Author of Punished for Purpose

Punished for Purpose: Lauri’s Story is a gripping and compelling true-life story of inspiration. It combines hardship, survival and success through a tailspin of events almost too riveting to believe. Told from the viewpoint of an abused child who was wrongly committed to a mental institution for the criminally insane, tied to a bed in a straight-jacket and later walked the streets as a prostitute, it is a story that must be told.

Punished for Purpose tells the tale of a child who can only reconcile her existence as punishment for sins committed in a past life. Thirteen people, virtual angels and teachers crossed her path and shared their secrets for success, she is ultimately, empowered with the ability to heal not only her own wounds, but also save the lives of others. In the end, she discovers that her purpose was actually hidden somewhere within the punishment itself.

Upon final analysis, her viewpoint shifts from one of punishment to that of being chosen. Realizing that her childhood was necessary to prepare her, she embraces the punishment as the only path to her ultimate destiny, a life beyond imagination.

Now an executive, an inspirational speaker, a mother to over 40 unwanted children and the founder of a life changing movement for abused children everywhere, I can promise you that once you read Punished for Purpose you will be forever changed.

In the end, the reader will question every “bad” part of their life with a sense of awe and wonder, as they embrace the possibility of a new interpretation for everything. Punished for Purpose will take the lid off of your life that limits your existence. It will expand your viewpoint of success from that of simply investigating your own life to the unmistakable truth that you have the power to change the world. 

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