Inspiring Others to Empower Themselves

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About the Author

Angela Yolanda Hodge 

Author, Writer, Visionary Director, Motivational Speaker 

Angela was born and raised in the beautiful town of Madison, Florida. Even when she was still a child, she has always expressed her feelings in writing, which allowed her to release the pressure and fears from within her. Writing became therapeutic for Angela, writing taught, kept , and saved her. It was through her pain where she gained strength to live again. 

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Over the years, Angela has published four books:

  • Daybreak: Gaining Strength Through Our Pain
  • Daybreak: Rising Above It All With Praise (Revised Edition)
  • Daybreak: A Prayerbook for Children
  • Daybreak: 100 Powerful Breakthrough Moments for Women

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She also contributed two short stories. One of the short stories is titled A Wicked Twist Of Fate, while another is titled 

One Kept Secret.

Angela lives in Tallahassee, Florida. She has three children, five grandchildren, and a son-in-law.


  • Secretarial Occupation Certificate, North Florida
    Community College
  • Visionary Director in Leadership and Management (Certified)
  • Active Florida Department of Education Early Childhood Professional Certificate (ECPC)
  • Birth to Five Florida Child Care Professional
    Credential (FCCPC)
  • Director Credential Level II VPK Exempt

Experience as a Professional 

  • Early Head Start Teacher
    •  More Than 10 Years of Experience in Teaching
  • Founder and Visionary Director, Daybreak Art of Learning  and Women of Power Support Group (Facebook Online)
  • Coordinator, Christian Authors Network Group
  • Student Advisory Council (SAC) Board School/Parent Representative (2 Years)
  • Guest Author - State of Black Florida Conference, State Capitol, Tallahassee, Florida (2011)
  • Judge - Eastside Library Teen Poetry Slam Contest
  • Blog Writer for Other Authors
  • Guest Author - Sealey Elementary Young Author Conference (2011 and 2012)
  • Authors Panel - Crossroad Academy

Awards and Features

  • Phenomenal Woman Award, Sealey Elementary Black History Program (2012)
  • Second Place for A Wicked Twist of Fate, Tallahassee Authors Network Short Story Contest
  • Tallahassee Woman Magazine, "Women to Watch" February/March 2012 Issue
  • Purpose Driven Women Magazine, "Author Spotlight"  July/August 2019 Issue                    

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  • The National Black Child Development Institute
  • Tallahassee Authors Network
  • Christian Author Network

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Other Activities 

  • Volunteer
    • Celebrate New Life Tabernacle Youth Department (CNLT)
    • FAMU Softball Team
    • Leon High School
    • Madison County Public Library
    • Angels of Life Dance Ministry
  • Reader and Reviewer, Global Multi Media Enterprise Publishing Company (GMME)

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Purpose Driven Women Magazine

 Angela Y. Hodge

 is in the Author Spotlight for 

July/August 2019

All things work together for the good.

This has been an amazing journey  through it all , I survived because God had a purpose and plan for my life....

I would like to thank you for all your love and support.

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In my Daybreak, I gain strength to LIVE!​

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