Humorous Author and Speaker
Looking for fun and inspiration? Mary Pierce is a funny motivational speaker who tickles the funny bone as she touches hearts, offering wit and wisdom to corporate and community audiences at women’s health and wellness events, caregiver and senior gatherings, and church retreats since 1996.
She offers an entertaining and positive motivational message, inviting audiences to laugh along and learn with multi-media presentations filled with comic relief, practical teaching, and a powerful message of hope and encouragement.
Mary Pierce is the author of three books of inspirational humor for women, published by Zondervan/HarperCollins:
When Did I Stop Being Barbie and Become Mrs. Potato Head? (2003)
Confessions of a Prayer Wimp (2005)
When Did My Life Become a Game of Twister? (2007)
With degrees in education and business (University of Minnesota and University of Redlands), she’s worked as a stockbroker, teacher and corporate trainer, and has co-hosted a radio interview program. She’s met life’s changes and challenges with unfailing optimism, deep faith, and a lively sense of humor. She and her husband Terry share six children and seven grandchildren, and a fox terrorist named Izzy. They live in Wisconsin where Mary dreams of getting her act together . . . someday.
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Humor has the power to change your life! From chuckles to belly laughs, laughter is indeed the best medicine. Lowered blood pressure, increased energy, improved focus and greater hope are just some of humor’s benefits for body and soul. Laugh and learn in this fast-paced, interactive reminder to keep on laughing, no matter what life brings your way. (30 to 45 minutes of energizing entertainment and encouragement)
HELP! My Life is a Game of Twister!
You know the feeling: the life you planned, a game of Life where all your dreams come true and you live happily ever after, has turned into a game of Twister instead. Someone else is spinning the dial and calling the shots. “Right hand red!” Traffic jam. Bad hair day. “Left foot green!” Tragedy. Sorrow. Before you know it, there you are, twisted like a pretzel, and trying very hard to remain upright. Twisted sister (and brother), you are not alone! And there is hope! Laugh along with Mary Pierce as she takes a hilarious look at the Twister game of life. You’ll learn practical tools for untwisting yourself, gaining new perspective and finding greater peace. (45 to 60 minutes of stress relief and laughter)
When Did I Stop Being Barbie & Become Mrs. Potato Head? (women only)
What’s a woman to do when she’s caught between the dream of impossible perfection and the slightly lumpy, slightly frumpy realities of life? Live in denial? Start another diet? Get a shot of Botox? No! (Well, maybe a little Botox . . .) In this hilarious presentation, Mary Pierce will encourage you to appreciate the Real You-less than perfect but perfectly lovable, just the way you are! (45 minutes of laughter and insight)