I praise You because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Your works are wonderful, I know that full well. (Psalm 139:14 NIV)
SEASON OF THE REBIRTH
DALLAS — Nearly four decades — or 38 years to be exact.
That is the timeframe by which it had taken A’Londa L. Barber to admittedly come with the notion that God had strategically set her aside for His use.
“It took me 38 years to own up to who I was and to accept the life God had for me, because I spent so much time trying to live up to others’ expectations of me and who I should be,” Barber, during an interview this week with Making Headline News said, explaining vividly the memorable developments that had given way to her having composed a new book.
For Barber, a Dallas/Fort Worth area resident who is native of El Paso, Texas, she was afforded the golden opportunity sometime last year to take yet another massive step toward her destiny, courtesy of her book entitled, “Journey Of A Sista On The Downlow Volume 1.”
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A book that was officially published last spring, Barber’s “Journey Of A Sista On The Downlow Volume 1” depicts the life of an Indigo which, as mentioned in a detailed synopsis at Amazon.com, is a woman torn between her flesh and her spirituality.
“Like so many women, she was robbed of her innocence as a child by a sexual predator,” said an Amazon spokesperson for Barber’s “Journey Of A Sista On The Downlow Volume 1.’ “That unwelcomed introduction to adulthood led her down a path of promiscuity and eventually a bisexual lifestyle.”
Moreover, as she grew into an adult, this Indigo had ultimately turned to the church for support and spiritual guidance only to find that some of her harshest critics sat in the pews next to her.
All things considered, this author vividly reminds her reading audience that where man failed, her Lord and Savior prevailed, she writes.
Simply put, this is, by all accounts, her memorable and much-anticipated journey to deliverance, one that proves you can rise after you fall as long as you have faith as your crutch.
Having begun writing the first installment of her book in 2018, Barber has announced that “Journey Of A Sista On The Downlow Volume 2” is presently in the works and is slated to be published in March 2020.
“No matter where you are in your life, accept it and walk in your truth,” said Barber, explaining the divine message she aspires to send to her reading audience in “Journey Of A Sista On The Downlow Volume 1.’ “Our purpose here on earth is to fulfill the plan which God has designed for us, no matter what man thinks.”
As expected, the feedback since the release of Barber’s “Journey Of A Sista On The Downlow Volume 1” has been nothing short of impression.
All of which much to the delight of this Christian-based author, practically sums up this book aligns with the divine purpose for which God has created her.
“Even though the book is fiction, it is based on true events of my life,” Barber explains. “This book is part of my purpose, because it allows me to tell my story of a sista on the downlow.
“So many times, we hear about a man being on the downlow, but hardly do we hear about women who are on the downlow,” Barber continued. “I know my journey was not just for me, but also for others to hear me share my testimony through transparency so they can hear about God’s grace and unconditional love.”
A book series she hopes will ultimately be transformed into a stage play, Barber has announced the “We D.I.D. It Book Tour” is forthcoming along with a half dozen other authors during which they will share their journeys from tragedy to triumph, all the while inspiring others’ life transformation.
“As far as personal speaking engagements, I have quite a few scheduled, but between the book tour and LonnieB Creative Designs/Branding, I am pretty busy,” said Barber, a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated and co-host of My SiSStas Keeper online radio show.
A resident of nearby DeSoto, Texas, Barber is a member of Jubilee Community Church in DeSoto, which is pastored by Gregory Drake.
SIGNS OF THINGS TO COME
For more information about Dallas/Fort Worth Businesswoman/Author A’Londa L Barber, to order her book or to schedule her for a public appearance or book signing, log on to: http://www.alondabarber.com/. Connect with her via social media at: https://www.facebook.com/ALONDABARBER1.
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