New Book Reveals a Lifetime of Service and Commitment to God

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Author Odell Flagg-Allen shares the inspiring story of Elizabeth Middleton and how she practiced what she preached all “Five Scores and Eleven Months” of her life.

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Most people will not live to get five scores and eleven like Elizabeth Middleton, an unpretentious woman of God who practiced what she preached. In Five Scores and Eleven Months, author Odell Flagg-Allen tells her inspiring true story and how Middleton became a wonderful inspiration to many people, transforming the lives of those around her.

Throughout her one hundred years and eleven months of life, Elizabeth Middleton had three goals: her family, her church, and her community, along with all the trimmings that went with them. God’s love led her to the truth that one needs to open his mind and spirit to become one with all the good things He has done. Five Scores and Eleven Months reveals how she stayed in the word of God. It shows how she made a place of importance through her contributions to religious, civic, and educational programs. Her commitment and her talents of God’s program and the spirit of humility proved her work as a leader. She knew the race was not given to the young or to the old, to the swift or to the strong, but to those that endureth until the end.    

An uplifting book, Five Scores and Eleven Months is filled with inspiring reading and messages of faith and hope, of wisdom and strength, of comfort and love, unforgettable words to reflect on, to learn from, and to live by. The author hopes that readers will be inspired by Middleton’s story and use this book as a lasting treasury of spiritual joy.

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About the Author
Odell Flagg-Allen, is a graduate from Utica Junior College and a Valedictorian with an AA Degree. She continued her education at Jackson State College with a BA degree in English and a minor in French with honors, and Jackson State University with a MA degree in English with honors. Her Master thesis dealt with poetry and religion. The author did further studies at the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University.

Five Scores and Eleven Months * by Odell Flagg-Allen
Biography of Elizabeth Middleton
Date of Publication: October 23, 2012
Trade Hardback; $22.99; 206 pages; 978-1-4797-2660-8
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4797-2661-5

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