Kissing in the Church: A Memoir
Kissing in the Church turns anguish and sorrow into beautiful short stories intertwined with poetry. There is a message for every reader. This timely memoir will resonate with anyone who survived child abuse. Kissing in the Church is sure to bring awareness to an issue that is far reaching and detrimental in every aspect of life if not identified and addressed appropriately.
Adjust for the Drift
We all become distracted at one time or another. However, some distractions cause us to drift. This drift can be subtle or drastic. Either way, it will cause us to get off course. If we want to get back on course, we must find our focus again. The objective of this book is to help us learn from King David's drifting and how we recovered his focus. The journey of recovery will differ for everyone. But this journey is one that cannot be doen alone. So jump in the boat, plot the course, and find your focus as you adjust for the drift.
That's Why We Can't Have Nice Things
Freedom without boundaries is chaos. That may sound extreme but take a moment and think about it. As our culture becomes more sensitive to the needs of self and others, boundaries become more important. People decide what they will and won't tolerate, and others are expected to respect that. But what about God? Do we care enough about Him to respect His boundaries? Look inside to find out what happens when we disrespect God's boundaries, and the freedom we experience by honoring them.
Taylor Speaks Up
Taylor is super excited that her favorite cousins are coming to visit. During the visit, Taylor has to decide if she is going to "speak up" abouot a secret that she promised her cousin she would keep. Taylor soon discovers that she has to make a difficult choice that may hurt others she loves.
Lord, Here's My Heart
Poetry is never outdated. It lives to inspire all ages in all ages. You, too, will be inspired and uplifted as so many others have been as you turn the pages and read simple yet profound expressions by the Ready Writer.
Before Each Dawn: A Memoir
Before Each Dawn welcomes you into intimate conversations that are provocative, alluring, elegant, and jarring. Get ready to kick off your shoes and pour a glass for you and your best friend as you read this poigant memoir! The letters exclaim failure, delight, and self-discovery. You'll laugh, cry, and reflect on your triumphs and defeats.
Between a Rock and a Hard Place:
This hearfelt work written by Rev. Dr. D. Amina B. Butts dispels the myth about the wonderful loving treatment of women in ministry by those whom they serve in the church. Most people think when they see a woman being hugged by those in the church or shaking hands with members in the church that there is support and love for her. So untrue! This book is a tell all truth about how the saints truly feel about women in ministry who simply have a desire to serve God and follow the leading of the Holy Spirit.
The Singing Policman
This book chronicles the experience of a proud mother who nurtured and encouraged her son's journey from birth to success. She calls him, The Singing Policeman. Louis, the real-life The Singing Policeman is no ordinary African American young male. Growing up, he looked to his older brother who played on the Buffalo Bills. He dreamed of playing in the NFL as a career until it unexpectedly took a turn for the better to support his family. Louis never lost his passion as an energetic, fun-loving, and encouraging young model who attracts youths. The beautiful sound of his singing notes captured his audience's attention including President of the United States, George W. Bush, who gave him two thumbs up.
This true story wsa written specifically for children to encourage them in their own life's journey. The author, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, Virginia Knight wants to encourage young children to always strive to reach their goals. Though life is a struggle, and the journey is not always easy, keep working towards your dream and keep your eyes on the prize...And keep singing.
Have You Lost Your Mind: I DID
From the classroom to the jail cell then back to the board room and all the nooks and crannies in between, I grew up in Baltimore, Maryland the youngest of four children to my parents. Life was normal until I finished my degree in Electrical Engineering from Morgan State University. Shortly after that I spiraled into a psychotic episode of a major mental illness. I ended up taking the life of a good friend, which landed me in an institution for the criminally insane facing being loced up forever.
But God was with me even without my permission. I was able to rise up out of that very dark place firmly walking in His grace. I completed certificationa as a peer specialist which allowed me to obtain a position with a non-profit. God's favor continued when I completed my Master's in Public Administration. In less than four years after discharge, I was able to return to that institution as a supervisor in Consumer Affairs.
He That Winneth Souls is Wise
When we marry, we often settle down with the intentions of having a permanent relationship with our spouse, so often not realizing that we do not know the heart of this person. Shortly after getting married, you begin to allow the guard of your heart you had when you were single to be let down, realizing that now the real personality of your mate has just been unfurled right in front of your eyes. Only God knows the heart. Druing these times, test and trials shall surely come to try the very fiber of your marriage covenant vows. The enemy desires to sever the cords of your marriage through the thigns you least imagine. He studies you to break your bond. He That Winneth Souls is Wise will give you insight into the marriage that is honorable with God - this marriage survival rate is higher than you think.
Who Can Find A Virtuous Woman
Virgina Knight is a native of Boston, Massachusetts. She is a former nurse and hairdresser, is a lover of family gatherings and going to church. All who knows her would agree that she is outgoing and fashionable. You will not see her without a bling or sparkle - at the least, you will find it in her smiles. She loves to feast spiritually and naturally with good company, prayer, singing, and laughter. Virginia Knight is a nurturing soul with a sense of humor who cares so much to the extent that you leave her presence feeling uplifted for Christ's sake.
"Ginger: The Journey of Two Hearts One Animal, One Human" is the incredicle true tale of one man's 12 year journey with is beloved animal companion and how it transformed both of their lives. Told through a series of personal anecdotes, it chronicles their life together and how they affected the many people and animals that surrounded them. Inspiratinal, lighthearted and dramatic stories and adventures of the special bond that is formed between animals and humans, the book chronicles how valuable animals are in the life of mankind.
Pandemic Chronicles by Way of Poetry
The author creatively takes you on a journey through insightful healing poetry. Within the pages of Pandemic Chronicles, the words meet you where you are and propel you to a place of greater hope. This timely book will make you laugh, cry, reflect, be comforted, and be pulled deeper into your faith.
NO CROSS-NO CROWN:
Tabitha speaks out passionately with unbridled emotion aobut her raw adn traumatic experience as she battles a prominent school system. While diligently fighting for the rights of her autistic son with behavior challenges and her daughter, a victim of bullying, the circumstances were dismal and complicated by spiritual warfare. Her plight deepened when her son's multiple reports of physical abuse at a renowned hospital were blatantly ignored. The intensity increased for this newly wed, after a work-related sexual assault resulted in unemployment. Just when she though things couldn't get any worse, the COVID-19 pandemic hit too close to home. Through it all, God was her source and only hope.
The Year of Jubilee
We go through life feeling pressured or trapped by situations and circumstances. Some of us buy things we did not even ask for. But God does not want His people to be slaves. He desires us to be freed by His principles and standards. If you want your life and others around you to be free, follow God's principles. This book seeks to explain and apply an Old Testament principle called The Year of Jubilee. This event was set in place to create national freedom and fruitfulness. Even though this principle is not REQUIRED today, it can still be applied to our daily lives. It will take patience and dedication, but your resolve for freedom will carry you through.