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A Soul Redeemed By Alfred Fox
Code: 9781934363225
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A Soul Redeemed
by Deacon Alfred Fox

Having been shuffl ed around among various family members throughout his childhood to an adolescence spent in and out of juvenile correctional facilities, Alfred Fox learned how to survive on the streets and deal with incarceration. Against the backdrop of the Detroit Riots and the political upheaval of the Civil Rights Movement, Fox found himself young, married, and still on the wrong side of the law. Throughout it all, though, Fox has held on to the loving promises of his Heavenly Father, and instead of succumbing to the despair that could have overtaken him, he has motivated and encouraged those around him to reach their God-given potential and dream beyond their real or imagined prison walls. With honest personal narratives and heartfelt poetry spanning everything from his love for his wife to life in prison to the majesty of Black history, Fox inspires us all to seek God fi rst and never underestimate the power of His place in our lives.

Soft Cover, 67 pages
ISBN 978-1-934363-22-5

 



Blessed Assurance, By Jacquie Lewis-Kemp
Code: IB-9781934363638
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Blessed Assurance
success despite the odds
Author, Jacquie Lewis

Author, Jacquie Lewis-Kemp, chronicles the battles fought and the victories won growing up with juvenile diabetes, diagnosed at the age of seven. She details tips and techniques her parents and she used from childhood, through college, into marriage, childbirth and as CEO of an automotive supplier. She describes how she managed diabetic long term complications such as retinopathy and kidney failure and offers details of her kidney transplant heroically donated by her brother. If that wasn't blessing enough, eighteen months later she received a pancreas transplant, to best preserve her new kidney with the side benefit of ending daily insulin injections. Jacquie describes how she parlays her health challenges into a platform for success. Jacquie shares with her readers how she viewed the issues she faced on a day-to-day basis, as stepping stones and not stumbling blocks. She reveals how the regimen needed to control blood sugars within a tight range predisposed her to good self-dicipline and time management skills. Both necessary for success in life. Because of of her success in life despite the odds, Jacquie confidently proclaims that she has a Blessed Assurance.

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Imprint: Zoe Life Publishing
Category: Inspirational, Memoir, Diabetes, Organ Transplan, Automotive Industry
Format: Softcover
Grade/Reading Level:All Reading Levels
Language: English
Size: 5.5 by 8.5
Weight: 1.00
Page Count: 196

ISBN: 978-1-934363-63-8

 



Concerned; But Not Consumed
Code: 9781934363812
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Concerned; But Not Consumed
Ron Sanders

Detroit Police Department, Homicide Detective Sergeant, Ron Sanders, was riding high on a series of successful murder confessions, murder warrants and convictions--one case in particular was a serial killer who had caused great trepidation in the lives of Detroit and Highland Park residents. Ron was tough, admired and respected throughout the department and his community. Everything was going well for him, and getting better each day. Promoted several times during his career, he was in the prime of his life and at the top of his game. Ron was rising from local notoriety to national fame. He was well on his way to leaving behind the local scene and heading to Hollywood. But then everything came to a crashing halt. The fame, fortune and accolades disappeared in an instant. Detective Sergeant Sanders went from cracking cases, to picking up the pieces of his broken life overnight.

In Concerned but not Consumed, Ron Sanders shares his victorious journey of rebuilding his life after a severe and devastating stroke. A condition that would change his life as he once knew it, forever. Ron shares how God used the challenges he faced to take his life to a new level—in Him. Ron moved from isolation, hopelessness and depression—in the wake of the debilitating stroke-—to finding love, peace, joy and abundant life.

It is Ron’s sincere prayer and desire to acknowledge the Lord in all we do. His book teaches us that it is okay to be concerned with our well being, but not consumed by worldly lust. Ron shows you how to appreciate God in the little things and not take for granted the everyday blessings of life.

Soft Cover, Perfect Bound, 94 Pages
ISBN 978-1-934363-81-2

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Inspired By Autism, By Claudreen Jackson
Code: IB-9781934363591
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Inspired By Autism, by Claudreen Jackson
A Spoonful of Comfort for Parents of Children with Disabilities

Claudreen Jackson thought she finally had it all. She was the wife of a successful musician, Pervis Jackson of the Spinners, she had three beautiful children, and a whirlwind of socializing kept her busy and fulfilled.

When Claudreen found out, she was pregnant again, she was overjoyed, knowing that she and her husband would finally have the time and resources to give a child everything he needs and desires. Her dreams were shattered. However, when about a year and half after her son's birth, his behavior began to regress until eventually, doctors began to use words like autism and no cure. Terrified that not only would her baby never be normal, she was also secretly terrified that she might not ever be able love him as she would be a normal child ...

Inspired By Autism, is one mother's touching, brutally honest look at the depression, heartbreak and frustration of a parent living with an autistic child-it is also an inspiring, heroes testament to the love and acceptance of a mother who has given her child's special needs over to God, becoming an unflinching advocate for families of children with disabilities and a resource for all parents of disabled children. She wants these parents to know, they are not alone.


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Imprint: Zoe Life Publishing
Category: Autism, Motown, Spinners, Adult Children with Autism
Format: Softcover, Memior
Grade/Reading Level: All
Language: English
Size: 5.5 x 8.5 Inches
Weight: .5 lb
Page Count: 142
Photos: 3 Black and White
Illustrations: 10 Black and White
ISBN: 978-1-934363-59-1

 



Once Upon A Miracle by Wanda D. Baylis
Code: 978-1-934363-78-2
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Once Upon A Miracle
by Wanda D. Baylis

Wanda anxiously awaited the day she would finally give birth to her baby daughter. But as the doctor began to perform what seemed to be a rather routine C-section, Wanda heard the most terrifying and unexpected words she could have imagined:

“Where’s the baby? The baby is not in the uterus!”

Alexis Lynn Nicole (Nikki), grew for 7 months in her mother’s stomach—literally, not in her uterus—but in her abdomen. Unprotected by her mother’s womb, her entire left side was crushed. With wit and inspiration from her Grandmamma; Wanda courageously faced and is now sharing with others, in her book, Once Upon a Miracle, how to overcome life’s biggest challenges with a smile.

Wanda decided that she would give Nikki a lifetime of love in whatever time she was allowed to have her in this earth. Nikki’s life was a short 7 ½ weeks, before she finally succumbed to the unique challenges that accompanied her miraculous birth. Nikki’s courage and fighting spirit provided inspiration and joy to everyone who knew her. She even taught the most staunch unbelievers that it’s not over ‘til God says it’s over.

Once Upon a Miracle is a true story of a mother’s love and great faith. It will cause you to—laugh, cry, believe in miracles again and to come to understand that with God all things are possible!

ISBN 978-1-934363-78-2
Softcover, 350 Pages
Color Photographs throughout

 



Phenomenal Woman: The Dora Stockman Story
Code: IB-9781934363188
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Phenomenal Woman: The Dora Stockman Story

It is often while we are striving forward on one path that we stumble across and even greater road—and so it was with Margaret O’Rourke-Kelly. While working on her own campaign for a seat in the Michigan House of Representatives, O’Rourke-Kelly came across the records of Dora Hall-Stockman, the first woman to hold office in Michigan. This began her fascination with this often-overlooked historical figure but through Hall-Stockman’s plays, stories, poetry, songs and overwhelming contributions to the agricultural community, she has created an intriguing biography of a strong, patriotic woman of God, often ahead of her time, who overcame the constraints of her life and times to make a lasting contribution to American society.

 



Silent Tears, Loud Victory - By Edith Eddins
Code: 9781934363454
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Silent Tears, Loud Victory
Edith Eddins

At five years old, little Evelyn had A never felt anything but love and security in her Daddy’s arms, but in one horrible, heartbreaking instant, her innocence was lost and a vicious cycle of shame and abuse that lasted for years began to unfold. Scared to reveal the true nature of her father’s sexual abuse, Evelyn hid the horror within herself... It was not until she fi nally asked Jesus into her heart and found the strength to confi de in others about her abuse that she was fi nally able to begin to heal. In silent tears, LOUD VICTORY, an inspiring, VICTORY honest account of one little girl’s struggle to become a woman of God and a survivor of abuse, Edith Eddins shows us that, with God in our hearts, not only can we overcome horrifi c tragedy, we can forgive even the most deplorable sin and shine to the world as an example of His all-encompassing love.

Soft Cover, 156 pages
ISBN: 978-1-934363-45-4

 



Spilling the Beans on Jesus, By LaVerne Moore-Salughter
Code: IB-9781934363362
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Spilling the Beans of Jesus

Written by LaVerne Moore-Salughter

This is a book complied of my personal encounters with God. It is written to inform the skeptics, the believers and nonbelievers, and those who are not sure what to believe when it comes to the unexplainable. I know that God is real. I have had encounters through dreams, visions, and discernment, auditory and inspirational writing. God can use any of us to warn others about unexpected events.

Since moving to Florida after several losses in my life, God has had the opportunity to use me beyond my imagination.

I have had several encounters with God that have proven to be true. At times I wasn’t sure what to say to the persons that God was directing me to talk to. I was afraid, and I doubted myself. I would get the same question asked over and over again, "How do you know these thing about me?"

My response is always the same, "I cannot explain it, it’s God’s business. It’s not about me, It’s all about Him. I’m just Spilling The Beans on Jesus.

 



Kick Out All the Stops By Chaplain Kathy Wuopio
Code: 978-1-934363-83-6
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In Kick out All the Stops; the Power to Overcome Chaplain Wuopio shares her life’s experiences that read as a “How to Manuel” on how to overcome. She shares issues she personally faced and triumphed over including: rejection, oppression, death, abortion, drug use and financial lack.

You will find this book a powerful teaching tool for personal use, bible studies, cell groups, workshops and conferences. The prophetic insight and wisdom revealed will elevate you to a place where you can see life from a throne room perspective!

This book kicks out rejection, abandonment, self hatred, doubt and unbelief. It is Chaplain Kathy’s heart that you walk this life whole, secure and released into your God-Given destiny! She will walk with you side by side, until you too can say, I’VE KICKED OUT ALL THE STOPS AND OVERCAME!

ISBN 987-1-934363-83-6
5.5 by 8.5 Soft Cover
144 Pages
Chrisitanity, Spiritual Growth, Overcoming Life's Challenges

 



Poppy: A Story of Courage, Determination and Faith
Code: 978-1-934363-91-1
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Poppy:A Story of Courage, Determination sand Faith

ByDr. Horace L. Stewart

Courage + Determination + Faith = Dreams Realized

Have you ever wanted something and all the cards seemed to be stacked against you? What if you were born at the wrong time, the wrong color, and on the wrong side of the tracks? But something inside of you knew you were destined for more than an average life. You wanted a life for yourself and your family that would positively impact generations to come. So you set aside fear and apprehension and courageously move toward your dream.

With sheer determination you start out. No matter how difficult or humbling the tasks you won’t give up, even though the circumstances dictate that you should. Now you are off and running so you think—but the next step runs you smack into a wall. Everything you worked for and dreamed of slips through your fingers. To add insult to injury; a series of events caused by your choices inadvertently leads to the death of your only son.

In order to bounce back from this last blow it takes something greater than yourself—it takes faith. You take that leap and start moving toward your dreams one more time. You know that you still have it in you to do something significant with your life. So you try again and this time your dreams are realized.

You are Never too Old or too Young to Dream

Poppy: A Story of Courage, Determination and Faith spans seven of the most difficult decades in American history and the life of Dr. Horace L. Stewart, one of eighteen black men specifically selected in the 1940s to integrate Air Force Basic Training. In his life he experienced segregation to integration, the Great Depression and World War II. Dr. Stewart self-described as a gangly dark skinned colored boy went from the cotton fields of central Texas, to high school dropout, to airman, to teacher, to doctorate in education which proves that anything is possible with courage, determination and faith.

 



Saved, But Not Innocent by Kimberly Phillips
Code: SBNI
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Saved, But Not Innocent reveals the hidden secrets of a young lady’s past. It is a testimony of God’s love, mercy and forgiveness of a sinner. Discover how lust and lies caused her to go on an emotional roller coaster that almost cost her, her life. Is it possible to be forgiven after an abortion, breaking the law and teaching others how to do so? Find out, as the author, Kimberly Phillips shares her heart in this, anything but ordinary, story of redemption. God’s love is everlasting and there is no sin too big for Him to forgive.

Soft Cover
54 Pages
5 x 8

 



Road Trip: Discovering the Awesome Wonders of America's Bible Belt
Code: RT
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By Dorothy Crabtree with Daphne Crabtree (Robertson)

Dorothy Crabtree, as a young teacher from England, embarks on a journey to the US on a Fulbright Scholarship, in hopes to find out more about the culture and enrich her ability to teach from firsthand experience. But what she discovered was so much more, as she traveled across the US and its Bible belt, whose residents openly shared their faith, food, fashion, homes and ultimately their hearts.

Join Dorothy as she discovers the awesome wonders of America, through the eyes of an English school teacher, that will change her perspective on what it really means to eat, love and pray forever.

About the Authors

Dorothy B. Crabtree is a robust retired school teacher who travels around the world often and lives in Kingston-Upon-Thames, England. She is married to a retired research scientist. They have a daughter, a son, and four grandchildren.

Daphne Robertson (née Crabtree) is married to an inspector in the Metropolitan Police Force in London and helped her mum to capture her memories and share them with the world. They live in Surrey and have two daughters.

ISBN 978-1-934363-04-1
7 x 7
113 Pages
Soft Cover

 



How Do You Pack A Life into A Trunk, By Chella Xai Wilson
Code: PAL
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Has your life suddenly changed in a moment, without warning? Has everything that you worked for and was familiar to you, ripped literally out of your hands? Just the idea of that happening is terrifying at worst, and unsettling at best. To add insult to injury, you are then faced with the monumental task of rebuilding your life, alone, in an unfamiliar place. That is exactly what happened to author, Chella Wilson.

Walk day-by-day with Chella, as she tells the story and journals about the most horrifying and triumphant days of her life. From being held against her will and escaping by the grace of God, to packing up her children and everything she could fit in the trunk of her car and running for her life to finally discovering that her only truly safe refuge, is in the arms of God.

5.5 x 8.5 softcover, 100 pages

 



Beautifully Broken, By Rebecca Boone Kozowyk
Code: BB
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"I sing because I'm happy, I sing because I'm free, For His eye is on the sparrow, And I know He watches me." - Civilla Martin

That Saturday began like any other day for mother of three and registered nurse Rebecca Boone Kozowyk. After spending the day training to become a certified CPR instructor, she returned home to a family barbecue with her husband, sons and parents. When her sixteen year- old son, David, asked her for the truck keys to drive his girlfriend home she handed them to him without a second thought. Just a few hours later she and her husband were awakened by a neighbor informing them that David had been in a terrible wreck on the way home, and he was being airlifted to a level one trauma center.

The grave news awaiting them when they arrived at the hospital was devastating; David had suffered a catastrophic brain injury, both of his lungs were collapsed and badly bruised. They were told to gather their family together and begin making final arrangements for their son, because he would not survive his injuries.

With nowhere else to turn, Rebecca placed all of her faith and hope in God and cried out to Him. Her desperate prayer for her son’s survival and recovery set forth a miraculous chain of events that would take her and her son on a journey from completely shattered to Beautifully Broken.

ISBN 978-1-938807-67-1
soft cover 126 pages
Includes 10 page full color photograph album
$16.95

 


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