Author Archives: Ordinary Servant

Get Out Of That Pit by Beth Moore

Paperback: 272 pages Publisher: Thomas Nelson (July 11, 2017) Purchase: $16.99 Purchase: Amazon | CBD | BN                 Description From her first breath of fresh air beyond the pit, it has never been enough for Beth Moore to be free. This best-selling author and Bible teacher who has opened the […]

Posted in book reviews, christianity, faith, Healing, prayer | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Why I Stopped Watching “Power”

Do you watch “Power” on Starz? I did. I got hooked when it first came out. I was fascinated by the story of a drug lord wanting out of the game. They say anything 50 Cent touches turns to gold, and I have to say, he did good with this series, as far as viewership and […]

Posted in christianity, show reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Drain The Swamp

Have you ever found yourself in a hopeless situation? A dark and lonely place? Where everything around you lacks color and is grey. Haunted by memories, hounding you like a hungry wolf. Lost in a swamp, walking aimlessly, looking for a way out. No matter what you do, or how much you walk, you are trapped with […]

Posted in blogging, christianity, faith, prayer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

His Bright Light by Danielle Steel

Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Delta; Reprint edition Price: $10.69 Purchase: Amazon                 Description “This is the story of an extraordinary boy with a brilliant mind, a heart of gold, and a tortured soul. It is the story of an illness, a fight to live, and a race against death. I […]

Posted in bi-polar, book reviews, mental illness | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Growing Up Gangster by Gregory Marshall

Paperback: 378 pages Publisher: Brown Girls Publishing Price: $15.00 Purchase: Amazon                 Description Powerful…Poignant…Inspiring As a child growing up in South Central Los Angeles, Gregory Marshall was enamored with the fast life. Money, women and cars were the things to have and Greg was determined to get them-by any means […]

Posted in book reviews, faith | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bullies, Suicide and “13 Reasons Why”

I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I decided to take a peek at “13 Reasons Why” on Netflix. And yes, I am well aware of all the negative commentary surrounding it. However, one thing I will say, is that I thought the series was well done. The writing, story, acting, […]

Posted in blogging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Paperback: 192 pages Publisher: Penguin Random House Price: $15.00 Purchase: Amazon | BN                 Description Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound […]

Posted in book reviews, faith, forgiveness, Healing | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Prisoner’s Wife by Asha Bandele

Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: Washington Square Press Price: $15.99 Purchase: Amazon | BN               Description As a favor for a friend, a bright and talented young woman volunteered to read her poetry to a group of prisoners during a Black History Month program. It was an encounter that would […]

Posted in book reviews, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Writing My Wrongs by Shaka Senghor

Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Convergent Books Price: $14.00 Purchase: Amazon | BN                 Description Shaka Senghor was raised in a middle class neighborhood on Detroit’s east side during the height of the 1980s crack epidemic. An honor roll student and a natural leader, he dreamed of becoming a […]

Posted in book reviews, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

Paperback: 272 pages Publisher: Anchor Price: $16.00 Purchase: Amazon                 Description “Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he’d had three months to write. It was due the next day. We […]

Posted in book reviews, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: On Writing by Stephen King

Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Scribner; 10 Anv edition ISBN-10: 1439156816 Price: $17.00 Purchase: Amazon | BN               Description Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writer’s craft, comprising the basic tools […]

Posted in book reviews, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment