New Xulon Poetry Book Provides Encouragement And Inspiration

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John L. Givens III shares his poems – a creative gift from God – directed to reassure, comfort and enliven readers at their point of need

Poetry In the Spirit - Inspiration at your point of need...

I hope the reader finds spiritual enrichment within the pages of this book ...

Within the pages of John L. Givens’ new book, Poetry In the Spirit - Inspiration at your point of need..., ($8.99, paperback, 9781624190117; $4.49, e-book, 9781624192302) readers will be enlightened by a collection of poems written by the author – a former Marine Senior Drill Instructor and Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriff. A poem a day may not keep the doctor away, but thumbing through the pages of this book will encourage your heart. The author will tell you that he never had a poetic bone in his body, before the Holy Spirit woke him up one day and said, “encourage my people through poetry that I will give you in the Spirit.” John began to write as the Spirit directed him, sometimes with rhyme and sometimes just an encouraging word or dream.

“I hope the reader finds spiritual enrichment within the pages of this book, because it speaks to the heart,” states the author. “I learned a long time ago that a poem should not ‘mean’ but ‘be’ and each one of these poems or expressions is a dose of life ‘FINE’ – Feelings Inside Not Expressed.”

John L. Givens III is a native of Florida and South Carolina. He joined the Marines at 17 and became a fast-tracker to the Staff NCO ranks in 6.5 years. He later joined the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s where he served in numerous capacities. He has been married to Ann Givens for over 30 years and they have 3 adult children and 2 grandchildren from their only daughter and son-in-Law. John currently serves as an Associate Minister at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in California where he stays active teaching Sunday school and supporting the over-all ministry of the Church.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 15,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order Poetry In the Spirit - Inspiration at your point of need... through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.

Media Contact: John L. Givens III
Email: johnlgivens3(at)gmail.com

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