Memoirs of a Virtuous Woman is a candid autobiographical journey of life and love of family. Norma Griffin Murrell shares her childhood memories of her family growing up in Columbus, Ohio and on into her adult life in Indianapolis, Indiana. Along with these vivid memories, you get a pictorial history and understanding of how life was lived from the 1940's to present day. Join Norma as she takes a walk down memory lane. Eighty-plus years of wisdom, knowledge and life experiences.
When it comes to men, primarily African American men, speaking on our feelings and emotions seem taboo. In this book, I want to break the cycle by speaking of my own situations. Not too often do you hear men talk about divorce, problems in their relationships, and mental health issues. This is an honest testimony of a relationship, marriage, and eventual separation. The path taken post separation, and things that I was forced to overcome. Every honest emotion, good and bad is provided to show you something raw and true. From a man's point of view. Featuring some of my most personal poetry, and my own version of personal self-help. "Its Funny Till it's You," is the story of a young man who has a relationship strip him down. See how emotional and mentally naked it makes him.
Growing up in the heart of Chicago, going to school meant getting out of the ghetto. Still, getting an education wasn’t at the top of her priority list when it came to surviving. Ashanté experienced loss and suffered the kind of grief no young woman should ever endure. Images of her friends’ lifeless bodies left on the streets for hours still haunt her. Living with gun violence, surrounded by hate and death was the cruel reality she found herself in. But with strength and determination, Ashanté refused to let her circumstances define her. Through art, music, education, and mindfulness she learned to accept her past, and to take control of her own present. This book is about unconditional love for life itself, and about finding help in the most unusual places. School Daze is a voice for those who are unable to find the words they so desperately need to say.
Dive into an experience of a college student who entered as an eager boy and came out, a wise man who survived an educational roller coaster ride. The author’s true story of entering a whole different world at college. Share in his personal life changing experiences that made him grow up quickly, from homelessness to winning. You will laugh, cry and be proud along with the author who navigates his way through finding maturity through lessons learned.