Rock Your Book Academy Introduces New Kindle Release by Royce Russell, ESQ “Cardiac Arrest: A Tactical Guide On How To Handle Unlawful Police Stops”

A Bronx Native-Civil Rights & Immigration Attorney Royce Russell Launches “Cardiac Arrest,” his new book A Tactical Guide on How to Handle Unlawful Police Stops-For optimum results for all involved!

Author & Attorney Royce Russell, a Civil Rights-Immigration his inspiration for the book and his desire to provide a tactical guide for real-time application during unlawful police stops. The objective of this book is for you to practice his motto:

THINK C. A. L. M.

*Stay Composed

*Be Aware

*Listen &

*Make a Call

Royce, an African-American male with over 2 decades of legal experience, countless hours advocating for clients and witnessing one too many lives lost; Russell illustrates key ways on how to handle unlawful police stops successfully, in his book Cardiac Arrest. This book will be your tactical guide of the best ways to handle these encounters.

This guide was particularity written with young people of color in mind, who are disproportionately victims of unlawful police stops. cardiac arrest art

Additionally, in a nation of immigrants, with the current administration in the White House, and in the days of: unfair racial profiling, mistaken identity, use of excessive force, arrests leading to deportation and taxpayer subsidized multi-millionaire settlements; any one resident from any background can find themselves a victim of an unlawful police stop. Readers can learn how to mitigate the escalation of these incidents for optimum results and hopefully make it home alive.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

For Royce Russell, being an attorney means being an advocate. Royce specializes in Criminal Defense, False Arrest/Police Brutality (1983 Civil Rights Violations), Immigration, Contracts, Employment Law and Trademark. At Emdin & Russell, LLP, he has represented individuals in Federal and State Court from Criminal Investigations, to Trials, as well as represented victims of Police Brutality/False Arrest (1983 Civil Rights Violations). Most notably, he has represented the family of Ramarley Graham, who at 18 years old, was shot to death by NYPD officers. Dedicated to justice and reform from an early age, once Royce graduated from Hofstra University School of Law he began his practice of the law as an Assistant District Attorney in the Bronx, NY under the first African-American District Attorney, Robert Johnson. DA Johnson’s leadership and multifaceted approach to preventing crime through community outreach were invaluable to Royce who has sought to serve and represent those that are so often lost to the justice system.

Get your KINDLE copy today: Cardiac Arrest: A Tactical Guide On How To Handle Unlawful Police Stops by Royce Russell  

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Living Life with Kidney Failure (ESRD) Continuing To Journal My Journey

To live life to the fullest means facing your fears with bravery, an open mind, and a lack of prejudice. It means making the most of what you have and never settling for less than the life you are capable of living. It means being truly alive and awake to life and not asleep in life’s waiting room.

So I ask you Lá Tanyha:??? Are you Living or just going through the motions?

When I learned of my condition in battling Kidney failure (ESRD) I had decided that I’m going to Live my Best Life no matter what…That I would Educate, Empower as well as Inspire others to do the same through adversity…A Better You One Day at a Time!!!  LTB YELLOW

Please don’t get me wrong…Once the doctor’s came in to share there diagnosis of me suffering congestive heart failure, a mini stroke, high blood pressure along with kidney failure ESRD…then being rushed to ICU…it was at this point all my family was in the room a realm of emotions gripped my body. My eyes began to whelp up with tears… I was scared…not to mention in total disbelief (Being hospitalized for 3 weeks) I remember going into a deep prayer… And the Holy Spirit gave me this reminder came…“He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.” Psalm 91:1 download in my Spirit…It was on this very day in June 2018 that my FAITH was being tested…That my life would be modified drastically from my diet, lifestyle, along with my outlook on life changed.

Right now I’d like to raise awareness about  Kidney Failure, chronic kidney disease 
When it comes to vital organs, hearts get all the love, but kidneys are just as essential to keeping us healthy. They are our body’s small, but powerful, chemical factories; working 24/7 to remove waste and keep our blood pressure in check. As a matter of fact, when kidneys stop working, so do you. LTB TREATMENT

I will be journaling my journey of battling kidney failure… my prayer is that this will help those who are challenged with this disease. Today is dialysis treatment…it’s intense, but necessary- after my treatment, I’m literally in the bed for the rest of the day… Pressing forward..In order to stay ALIVE and awaiting on a kidney donor- I have to go 3x’s a week for four hours for Hemodialysis treatment… Hemodialysis is a treatment to filter wastes and water from my blood, as my kidneys did when they were healthy.

DID YOU KNOW…

That Diabetes and high blood pressure is the most common causes of kidney disease and chronic kidney failure. Go get tested!!! Know Your Kidney Numbers: Two Simple Tests

There are 5 stages of kidney disease most people with early stage kidney disease do not know they have it…If you haven’t already done so… the best way to detect or be tested is simply with a blood and a urine test.

Blood work. Blood work results will show abnormalities – mainly a slightly elevated serum creatinine.

Urinalysis. Urine will show abnormalities. Urine can be checked by dipstick in the doctor’s office (as an initial check), and followed up with a more complete urinalysis.
Again, I want to impress upon you to have that annual physical and GET TESTED!!!

Here are some helpful things to discuss with your doctor at your annual physical. 

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Authorpreneurs 7 Tips to Journal The Journey-Tell Your Story gain Brand Visibility’ by Lá Tanyha Boyd

RYB ACADEMY GRAPHICS (22)I’m on the road often and what better way to Tell My Story and communicate with my community then through social media journaling/sharing my travel experiences with my community-

It was while on my cruise vacation in the Bahamas that gave me an idea for my next book. I find that it’s helpful to come from behind the desk regroup-release- refresh – and site see –  Let’s do this exercise together breathe in, breathe out smile and enjoy the view.

Take a walk in the park- during the winter months build a snowman- go to the beach- site see in different cities – countries- learn about other cultures-experience different foods on your palate – Get those creative juices flowing for your next NOVEL.

You’ll also hear me say this often “In order to gain Brand Visibility you have to make some VIRTUAL NOISE”

Here are some suggestions in increasing your Author Brand Platform and Increase Content Building: 

1) Live Streaming- Is a game changer in building your author brand and voice
2) Still Photos- People do eat with their eyes – pictures tell a story
3) Mini On the Spot Mini Interviews – Adding content- audience engagement
4) Graphics that POP – A picture is worth a thousand words
5) Audio Live Streaming — Lending to your author brand voice
6) Turn your Journey Into an e-book – Maximize author brand product
7) Grow your Blog and Blog It- Greater brand reach/audience Brand Awareness

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You may find these 3 Book Writing Tips helpful in your Author Journey: 

1) Decide what the book is about

2) Set a set time to work on your book

3) Set a daily word count

 

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Authorpreneurs 3 Tips Monetize Social Media Engagement by Lá Tanyha Boyd

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What is Social Media Engagement?

Definition: Social media engagement measures the public shares, likes and comments for an online business’ social media efforts. … But return on investment for social media marketing efforts is difficult, and engagement is a blanket metric that doesn’t describe how many users end up purchasing. -Big Commerce

Measuring engagement-

According to Big Commerce-The three most popular social media sites today are FacebookInstagram and Twitter. Each platform has its own mechanisms for users to express appreciation for individual posts and posters, which are measured differently across each platform:

Twitter: Re-tweets and followers

Facebook: Shares, likes and followers

Instagram: Likes and followers

While shares and likes tell you about the popularity of a given post, follows indicate a higher level of investment, meaning users want to see more of your content on a regular basis. Follows are therefore a type of conversion, similar to getting a visitor to sign up for an e-mail list.

Posts can be shared for many reasons, however, not all of them good. Social media engagement is only as positive as the reputation it generates: going viral over a poorly thought-out tweet can cause a tsunami of bad publicity that proves to be unshakeable.

Monetize Author Social Engagement

1) Schedule social media: Decide when and what you will share on your social media platforms . Optimize your profile on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Goodreads and Pinterest. Select the most effective time for reaching the most people with Buffer, Sprout Social, Plan Planner.

2) Get a professional and distinctive author photo: Use this image across all your social media profiles, on your site, at the end of your book (along with your author bio) and on your print materials.

3) Tell your author brand story: Write an author biography that succinctly defines your reason for being; keep it to two or three short but memorable paragraphs that will resonate with your readers. Show some personality (Author Swag) and give your readers a reason to connect. For more information insights on how to Monetize Social Media Engagement and Rock Your Book Audio is now available  

 

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If you’re in the NY area join us for The Biz Branding Books Workshop Sat. April 14th 2-6pm #BizBrandingBooksWorkshop
This workshop is for Authorpreneurs, Entrepreneurs, Small business owners, Coachpreneurs and Aspiring authors. Use your passion. Take your knowledge, package it and sell it. People are willing to pay for what you already know.
Secure Your Spot Today> http://bit.ly/bizbooksbrandingworkshop2018 Transform your ideas and words into a tangible form of a Book -Elevate your business through self-publishing Register Today>
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Are you ready to Turn-Up your Social Media Engagement? Jump start your Marketing Plan OR Brand like a RockStar? If you had answered, YES! Let me introduce myself- I’m your – Global Marketing, Branding Coach LáTanyha Boyd, helping emerging businesses, ministries, authors and national bestsellers to create and Rock their brand/message on a global scale that will attract profits.

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Authorpreneurs 5 Rock Your Book Top Marketing Tips for Profits by Lá Tanyha Boyd

LTB BOYD HS SLV COATWhen it comes to promoting and marketing of your book, and–if done right–will make the rest of the process infinitely easier.

Once you’ve figured out how you’re going to connect to your community, then start getting the word out.  There are five schools of thought on this activity.  One is to create buzz on these social media streets and send out a reasonable number of tweets, Facebook postings, LinkedIn updates, and whatever else you can stand to do. Start with three times per day by switching up the graphics and valuable content while keeping your maximum posting frequency to 15 times per week-  I found this to be very helpful in building my author Brand and increase in traffic/social engagement.

Author’s in order to gain brand VISIBILITY you have to make some VIRTUAL NOISE- With that said it’s time to BRAND-UP! Here are 6 Marketing tips to jump-start your Author Brand on these social media streets. Have at it!!!

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You can actually promote your book at least 6 months before release date. Offer pre-sale/orders on website. As an author, it’s important to invest time and energy into building your platform: establish relationships, and gain potential readers. An author platform is the thing you have to stand on to get heard and to be seen. It’s your stage! Rock Your Book like a Rock Star Unlike a stage at a concert hall, today’s platform is built of people, contacts, connections, followers, influencer(s) and supporters.

1) Make a video/Book Trailer and upload it on YouTube and upload directly to your Facebook with a Link to your web page. People Eat with Their Eyes and a book trailer (video) captivates people and draws them in. Having a Video Book Trailer for your book will provide you with opportunities to connect with your audience and sell more books! Book Trailers are a great marketing tool and are quickly gaining popularity among publishers and successful authors to help promote books and encourage people to read them.

2) Create a webpage of your book. Include a BUY now button. Set up a merchant account, your Paypal OR Google Checkout to help you with the transaction.

3) Ask for quotes from people who will influence your readers. Put those quotes on the back cover of your book and on your webpage and include in your book trailer.

4) Live Streaming Do Try Out Live-Streaming! Live-streaming is booming. It’s a way to engage with your audience and understand their reactions in real time. It also gives you the opportunity to humanize your social media platforms – putting a face to your brand. Some ways to utilize live-streaming could be a Q&A, sharing snippets of a major event or sharing behind the scenes moments of your brand to the audience

5) Build Your Email Be sure to add an email signup form to your website (which should be displayed on every single page) Building an email subscriber list is one of the best ways to ensure the long term success of your business. It is the most direct and cost effective way to communicate and engage with your fans and subscribers on a personal level. The bigger your list, the bigger your online marketing asset–and the more interested publishers are.

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RYB ACADEMY TELL YOUR STORY

Are you ready to Turn-Up your Social Media Engagement? Jump start your Marketing Plan OR Brand like a RockStar? If you had answered, YES! Let me introduce myself- I’m your – Global Marketing, Branding Coach LáTanyha Boyd, helping emerging businesses, ministries, authors and national bestsellers to create and Rock their brand/message on a global scale that will attract profits. Join our Rock Your Book Academy Community on FB:

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Black History Month Celebration of: Children’s Books vol. 2

In celebration and honor of Black History month, Mom’s Cafe Blog has some amazing children’s books to share with you lovely mommies, all written by some amazing African-American authors…and guess what ?! You get to meet the authors right here in our Black History Month Celebration Series!

Congratulations Author @ceo_chae Chae’s Blount is 9-years old… Woot-Woot Fabulous article by Mom’s Cafe Blog Read his interview by clicking this link Read Moms Cafe Blog Featured Children’s Book …. https://momscafe.blog/2018/02/16/585/

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In celebration and honor of Black History month, Mom’s Cafe Blog has some amazing children’s books to share with you lovely mommies, all written by some amazing African-American authors…and guess what ?! You get to meet the authors right here in our Black History Month Celebration Series! Welcome to Volume 2. If you haven’t checked out last week’s feature in Vol. 1, you may check it out here.

This week’s Featured Children’s Book is….

Chae’s Guide Book:

How to be the BEST big brother or sister you can be! 

by Chae Blount

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About the Book 

The main idea of this book is about a boy (that’s me!) who discovers…

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Black History Month Celebration of: Children’s Books vol. 1

Guess who is featured In celebration and honor of Black History month, on Moms Cafe Blog our very own Rock Your Book Academy Author Lá Tanyha Boyd…

In celebration and honor of Black History month, Mom’s Cafe Blog has some amazing children’s books to share with you lovely mommies, all written by some amazing African-American authors…and guess what ?! You get to meet the authors right here in our Black History Month Celebration Series!

Read Moms Cafe Blog First Featured Children’s Book …. https://wp.me/p9oAzD-9e

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In celebration and honor of Black History month, Mom’s Cafe Blog has some amazing children’s books to share with you lovely mommies, all written by some amazing African-American authors…and guess what ?! You get to meet the authors right here in our Black History Month Celebration Series!

Our First Featured Children’s Book is….

Faith Learns the Power of Prayer

by Author La Tanyha Boyd

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About the Book 

“Faith: Learns The Power Of Prayer” is a Children’s Christian Fiction Short-Story book that emphasizes the importance of putting the Lord in whatever step you take. The book says that there is no where the Lord cannot hear your prayers, it’s all about believing…

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Working Mom to Blogger…Mom’s Cafe Blog

authorpic.jpgWorking Mom to Blogger…Can you tell us a little about yourself?

I am a 25 year old, working, single mother to an extremely smart and beautiful little girl. I am a writer and content creator who has newly entered entrepreneurship and am extremely excited about it! I am in the in the process of building my business and brand, first through Mom’s Cafe Blog, which readers may recognize me as XoBri LeeXo… or simply Bri.

How did you come up with idea for Mom’s Cafe Blog?

Wow. Um, there are a number of factors that sparked Mom’s Cafe Blog, I am not even sure where to begin telling the story. Of course, my daughter is my ultimate inspiration in all of this…

Motherhood has been around since the beginning of time. I am definitely not the first or the only one to experience it’s trying moments and hurdles. In this, I felt the push to share. Share not only in the form of an outlet, but I really felt it on my heart to share for someone else who may be experiencing the same things as I have. Or to even learn from other mothers who have experienced far more than myself.

When you become a mother…especially for the first time, you are basically feeling your way through this thing. There is no handbook to motherhood, BUT if you are in an environment, where you can freely and safely ask the questions, or learn some ‘tricks of the trade’ if you will, from someone else, it can ease the journey.

I wanted to build that into a community where myself and moms alike, can do that and also high five each other for our success’ and jumping over those same hurdles.

Since beginning your blogging journey, what would you say was the biggest challenge thus far?

Honestly, the biggest challenge since blogging was actually starting the blog. Not in the sense of anything technical…but in the sense of actually pushing myself and stepping out on faith for this new project.

I am very excited and optimistic about this new journey I am in! The rest of it’s “challenges” I am immensely enjoying. The opportunity to learn and grow everyday is something that I am grateful for.

On the ‘one-month-a-versary’ of Mom’s Cafe Blog, I am so honored and happy to announce that Mom’s Cafe Blog has been nominated for the 2017 Liebster Award!!!! Read our acceptance blog post!!!

In January 2018 We are happy to announce we have been nominated for Sunshine Blogger Award.

What valuable lessons do you want readers to learn from your blog?

I would like my readers to walk away feeling empowered and encouraged. I would like my readers to feel that they are not alone. Whether we admit it or not, sometimes us mommas can feel pretty isolated. I would like my readers to know, hey, sometimes we’re going to want to have an adult conversation and lose the baby talk for a good 5 minutes and discuss the adult issues together and that’s OKAY.

I want my readers to learn and teach, from…which brand of detergent gets stains out the best, to overcoming post par-tum depression or finding our identities again. I would like my readers to find assistance on both spectrum’s of the scale.

One of our most popular blog post is titled ‘Explaining Finances to Your Child,’  

I’m also excited to announce Mom’s Cafe Blog latest news!! We are truly humbled and honored to announce that I (XoBriLeeXo) will be featured as an contributing writer for the first ever issue of iWorship96 Radio’s magazine!

What do you think is the best service a blogger can provide to their reader?

I believe the best service a blogger can provide to their reader, is honesty and transparency. Also, self reflection. If you are blogging to help others, constantly reminding yourself of your wonderful intentions and asking how has this helped someone today?

Let’s Get Social! Connect with Mom’s Cafe Blog online at:

#MomsCafeBlog is here for you to spill the tea honey! Truths and Triumphs. Sit and escape the noise.

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How true…A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words? by Lá Tanyha Boyd

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 “A picture is worth a thousand words” is an English language-idiom. It refers to the notion that a complex idea can be conveyed with just a single still image or that an image of a subject conveys its meaning or essence more effectively than a description does. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Here is My Biz Lesson Learned Early in Establishing my Author Brand Voice!

Often times people surf the internet and once they do that Virtual Drive By… it’s important that my Brand Image POPS- photos attract 104% more comments than standard, text-based posts.

When was the last time you updated your social media photo’s? 

People eat and judge with their eyes- And Design is a very important factor in the business world. Consumers will judge a business based on its looks.

Totally understand having a shoestring budget and sure their are some great smartphones that have great camera features that take awesome selfies, but the ones in the bathroom with the roll of toilet paper in the back ground or the rubber ducky shower curtain serving as your back drop- is not what people would call a great professional author brand look.

When it comes down to visual branding…

I found by Keeping my Avatar photos/ Social media Billboard(s) fresh and relevant to my target audience to be effective and would update and change two to perhaps three x’s a month.

My Billboard I would often use Canva to create and incorporate my brand colors.

5 Tips for Producing a great head shot on a shoestring budget:

1. Use Good Light when photographing with your IPad or Cell Phone
2. Ask a friend for help. This is not the time for selfies.
3. Be mindful of distracting wardrobe, revealing neckline and fly away hairs.
4. Practice in the mirror
5. Use colors that compliment you

 

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Leading industry expert Tawana Cox, Owner and Photographer of ETC Studios Tweet: @ETCStudiosTX Visit: http://www.etcstudios.net/

Meet Leading industry expert Tawana Cox, Owner and Photographer of ETC Studios Tawana is a native Houston photographer with a heart for documenting life with a camera. Her passions include photography, graphic design and mentoring. She always looks to bring out the best in people.”Her philosophy is to live life to its fullest without leaving the most important people behind. Never stop growing, never stop giving, never stop learning and find benefit in every relationship that you encounter.”

Tawana, what is your goal when it comes to the lens of a camera?

Greetings, my name is Tawana and thank you for taking time to get to know me! Houston, Texas is my home but I shoot all over the world.  Theres an intangible element in the way I capture people through my lens that make perfect moments unforgettable.

I spend a lot of time studying my craft making sure that my skills are autonomous and second nature. When its time to allow the magic to happen, Im not bounded into the technical aspects of catching the perfect photo. During your session, my primary focus will be capturing the emotions that bring out the exquisiteness in your eyes and the special connection between you and your love. Im a hopeless romantic and I believe in love and true passion. I am captivated by the essence and raw emotions that I get to freeze in time.

I am aware that pre-wedding research can get a little overwhelming, so enough about me, let s talk about you! You are creative, outgoing, fun and very particular to details; you have a vision in mind and are careful with who you trust to pull it off. Together you and I will MAKE IT HAPPEN! We will write the vision and make it plain through proper planning to make the most magnificent images that reflect your unique style and personality. I’d be honored to capture the precious moments of your life through my lens.

 

Feel Confident and Rock Your Author Brand CEO! 

Glamour vs head shotListen to #RockYourBook {The Series} Podcast interview with Host Marketing Branding Master Coach LáTanyha Boyd “What does your head shot or branding image say about you? A picture is worth a thousand words. Gain insight with Leading Industry Expert Tawana Cox Owner, Photographer of ETC Studios

For more related insight: Authors Claim Your Social Media Profiles for Profits Video Training: 

 

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#RocKYourBookAcademy Introduces New Release ‘What’s Under Your Rug Finding More of the Inner You,’ by Bestselling Author Esther Renee Wright

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ESTHER RENEE’ WRIGHT, a minister, philanthropist, teacher of the gospel and a licensed chemical dependency counselor, who holds a Masters degree in Psychology and has been blessed to utilize her gifts serving adults and adolescents with mental illness and substance abuse. She is the founder of Titus Works Ministries and has been blessed to counsel, motivate, inspire, and encourage others that they can be a living testimony. Esther has written her 3rd book entitled: What’s Under Your Rug?: Finding More of the Inner You.

Esther, tell us about your book?

YOU ARE NOT NORMAL. . . by the world’s standard!!!

I received a message one day from a friend and it stated:  Let whatever you do today be enough. Let go of the judgement you have about what you should be or could be doing, and today, allow yourself to simply be. Quiet the voice telling you to do more and be more, and trust that in this moment, who you are, where you are at, and what you are doing is enough. You will get to where you need to be in your own time. Until then, breathe. Breathe and be patient with yourself and your process. You are doing the best you can to cope and survive amid your struggles, and that’s all you can ask of yourself. It’s enough. You are enough.

This book answers the questions we often ask ourselves, a question I have asked myself to consider is, “What have you done in the last two weeks for your Mind, Body and Spirit, and was it worth the time you spent doing it?”

As I reflected on the question, I became so full!!! I literary could not contain the joy I felt, looking back just two weeks. Then two more weeks. . . the tears could not stop coming!!! This is what this book is about!!! Finding the joy within!!!

NEVER DISCOUNT WHERE YOU ARE!!! God knows why you are there . . . you must TRUST HIM!!! Walk by faith no matter what it feels like, no matter what it looks like, and more importantly no matter how long it seems like it has been.

So, I ask you “What have you done in the last two weeks for your Mind, Body and Spirit, and was it worth the time you spent doing it?” I pray that reading this book will allow you to spend your valuable time BE-ING and BE-COMING!!!

I DID NOT SEE THIS JOY COMING!!! OH MY GODTHANK YOU . . . . HALLELUJAH, HALLELUJAH, HALLELUJAH!!!

Modeling Goodness NO MATTER WHAT!!!

How did you come up with idea for this book?

I began writing this book when I started the journey through my divorce. As I was experiencing what I went through in this event, I asked myself the question, “Would I marry me?“ Which was going to be the title initially. Then God began to reveal to me things He wanted me to write about.

What was the most difficult aspect of writing this book?

It really was not difficult, it was as if the Holy Spirit was leading me through each chapter.

Why do you write?

I write because God tells me to. For real I have only written what I believe what God has given me to write. I have never sat down and said, “Well I think it is time to write another book” I am truly lead and I pray God continues to lead me in this way.

What valuable lessons do you want readers to learn from your book?

To embrace who you are, when the Bible says in John 8:32, “and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” I truly believe Jesus was talking about knowing your own personal truth, not just speaking the truth to others, but embracing who we are in Christ Jesus. Which, we can find by living God’s Word. I would say, EMBRACE WHO GOD HAS CREATED YOU TO BE!!! Stop running from you because you are truly missing the real beauty of what’s inside you.

Who are your favorite authors?

I love reading Iyanla Vanzant, I feel so encouraged by her words.

What book(s) are you reading now?

Right now I am not reading any books, I have been in such a dark place for the last 4 years, and now that I am out in the light, I am basking in the beauty of who have grown to be at this moment. The focus is truly on me and the newness of my life.

What books have most influenced your life?

This may really sound a little arrogant and I don’t mean it to be. But I have been influenced by my own books. They speak life and that is what I am all about. Thriving not just surviving!!! Living above the issues. . .

If you had to choose, which writer would you consider a mentor?

I would love the opportunity to be mentored by Iyanla Vanzant, OMG that would be so amazing!!!

Any advice to give to aspiring writers?

Allow God to use you and write books to touch the heart not to sell books, if you do that then you will sell books.

ABOUT THE BOOK whats under your rug finding more of the inner you

As I contemplated what direction God has inspired me to go with this book, I want you, the reader to know it is my desire that we be empowered to build better relationships. But that must start with ourselves. It is time to pull the covers off and take a real look at who, what and where we are. Not just in the physical being but emotionally and spiritually as well. What does God say about us?

5 STAR AMAZON REVIEW: ‘Awesome book! I am reading it for the second time. It’s one of those books that you want to keep, so you can go back to the chapters that meet you right where you are. This book is truly a blessing to me.’

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