In this insightful and thought-provoking collection of poems, author Jeanette Gordon combines poignant, heart-felt reflections on the burdens and blessings of real life to paint a modern day portrait of reality. Her faith in God is the strong foundation for exploring relationships, understanding life and experiencing love. -Elder Anne Powell, Executive Director, Great Grace Consultants This invaluable great book of poems certainly express the heartbeat of everyday life challenges; yet, the author provides insightful points to ponder, with a poetic pause that compels the reader to thrust forward embracing obstacles as opportunities that can lead to great personal growth. After reading this book you will not remain the same -Elder Addie Gordon-Monroe Jeanette Gordon's writing is filled with power, passion and purpose. Her words illuminate universal truths of the human condition. Her voice is at once recognizable and candidly refreshing. Jeanette inspires all of us to be closer to our authentic selves by always seeking the truth from within. -Eva Q. Tennant A native of Washington, DC, Jeanette Gordon is the daughter of Douglas and the late Ida Gordon and is the youngest of five siblings. Jeanette is currently a member of Good Success Christian Church located in Northeast, Washington, DC. At Good Success, she serves as part the Ministerial team and Director of Missions. Jeanette has earned a B.S. from St. Paul's College in Lawrenceville, VA, B.A. from National Bible College and Seminary in Fort Washington, MD and a M.B.A. from Bowie State University in Bowie, MD. She resides in Suitland, Maryland.