Ouch That Hurts I DON'T DESERVE THIS If you are crying these words, this book, is a "must read" for you This book is a life line for everyone who is going through, or has gone through hurting times in their lives, and feel defeated, alone and powerless. If you are "stuck" in your pain, and feelings of defeatism and hopelessness, read this book None of us can avoid the pains of life, but we can control how we deal with those painful experiences, and what we do with the pain to enrich our lives, to make us what God has designed us to be. By serving you a delicious meal of God's word, and by relating my own painful experiences, victories, and successes, you will gain spiritual knowledge, strategies, insight, and encouragement on how to turn you pains and adversities into a more productive and spirit-filled life. Thus, this book will help you to discover the secret of turning your pain into a platform of great spiritual power, and will ultimately change your life for the better The author wants her readers to know this: "This book is so powerfully written until with your mind's eyes, you will hear my cries, feel my pain. At times you will cheer for me, laugh with me, cry with me, and at other times you will scold me for my unwise acts. There will be some friends and family members who will read this book, and will be shocked at some of the things I reveal. I am just making it real My readers will see my bare heart. But those who know me will see that it all worked out for my good, and has made me the strong, vibrant, anointed woman of God I am today." Enjoy and be blessed Dr. Betty F. Minus is a retired public school educator and administrator. Presently, she serves faithfully in several capacities in her church, Bible Way Temple, Washington DC. Her love for teaching the Word of God has materialized into one of the largest Sunday school classes in her church. She has just completed a CD with an up and coming, dynamic gospel group: "Jimmy Russell and Because of Christ." Dr. Minus is a much sought after, anointed woman of God, biblical lecturer, soloist, workshop presenter, motivational speaker, and worship leader. Dr. Minus holds Doctorates in Supervision, Administration and Policy Planning, and in Ministry. She is the mother of two sons, four grandchildren, and lives in Silver Spring, Maryland. Her motto is: "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" (Philippians 4:13).