b'BOOKS SCRIPTUREThey Didnt Break MeBy Charlyn Sanchez Wallace thehousehold.AgirlwhowasonlyOne of Gods Favorite Ifree when she went to school, and sheHeroes was a Pimpdidntknowhowtoactthere.Agirl began writing \'They Didn\'t Break Me"who didnt have self-esteem. A girl who in 2012. It began when I attended adidntknowhowtobecomeayoung prayer service at my church, Abundantlady, and didnt know what to do when LifeBaptistChurch,shebecameone.Agirl undertheleadershipofwhohadnoself-worth, PastorWilliamRooksdignity,orself-respect.By Rev. Marjorie B. Lewis, Ph.D., D. Min.and First Lady ElizabethShewasnotlovedand Rooks.IwasoneoftheshedidntknowhowtoG reetings Everyone, lets talk about prayerwarriorsprayinggive love. She didnt knowatouchysubjectthatsomany for people in the church.whatitlookedlike,sheof us view as the ultimate in ungodly But as I was praying fordidnt know what it tast- behavior.Lets talk about the concept one lady, another lady hited like, all she knew wasof the Pimp.Yepthat is exactly what myshoulder.Ifinishedshe didnt have it.I said.Lets talk about the reality that praying, and then I askedButtherearealwaysGod uses people we may not think are the second woman whatpeople out there ready toworthyofGodsfavor,grace,and/or she needed. I thought shetake advantage of peoplemercy.When we think of a pimp, we wanted prayer too. whoareinsecureandthink of a prostitute.When we think Shetoldme,Godfeelunworthy.Iendedabout either, we certainly do not think said, It Is Time. up taking the first man who gave meabout people who are useful to God.I replied, Time for what? God saidattention.Istayedwithhimfor18We certainly do not think of individuals its time to write the book, she statedyears,enduringhisabusetoo.Thewho have favor with God.boldly. I stood there looking at her inthingswedoforlove.Withnoself- The reality is that when we become shock because, I had not told anyoneesteem, I felt I was not valued. And Ihighmindedandjudgmental,even in Colorado about me wanting to writedidnt value myself, because I allowedaboutthisungodlybehavior,weare a book. It was in my head only. So Ihim to do things to me. out of order.We are over stepping ourme make it just a little worse.Imagine responded, God told you what? Butthisbookisaboutmakingitboundaries.We do not have the rightthe pimp being married to the woman She stated, Its time. That book isthrough.Itisaboutempowerment.to decide appropriate or inappropriatehe is using as his prostitute.How low going to be sold all over the world. GodBecause once I got empowered, once Ibehavior.We do not have the right tocanyouget?Perhapsthequestion, is going to use you to touch a lot ofbelieved in God, trusted God, gave it todecide what is Good or Evil.We werehow high can we go regarding this kind lives. God said, It is time to write theGod, relied on God, and stepped out ontoldnottoeatfromthattree.Thisof behavior?book. I knew in that moment that thisfaith with God, my life changed for theexampleduringthisseriesisagood was indeed a message from God. I wentbetter. I believe that God brought meexample of how unqualified we are toWell, lets take it as high as we can home and started writing the book thatthrough all of this so that I can sharejudge good and evil. on the Biblical scale of heroes.Lets same night! That was September 2012.mystoryofvictorywiththeworld.talk about the man whom God respect-By July 2014 the book was finished.IwanttoencourageotherswhoareLets go back to the concept of whated so much.Consider what is written Aftereditingandgoingthroughthegoing through. This is not a story ofit means to be a primp.My generalinthebookofGenesis,Chapter12, publishing process, it was available indefeat. Its a story of Gods power: hisideaisthatapimpwillmanagetheverses 11 through 16.November of 2018.power to heal, to restore, to strengthensexual activity of a woman in order to"11As he was about to enter Egypt, This book is about what God broughtand to lift up. He has positioned me toreceive personal gain for himself at herhe said to his wife Sarai, I know what methrough;itisaboutthethingsshare my story and help others knowexpense.He will allow the woman toa beautiful woman you are. 12 When Ive endured in this life. This book isthat they can make it through too. Heindulge sexual activity with other menthe Egyptians see you, they will say, aboutagirlwhodidnthaveloveasbrought me through a lot and I want tofor the sole purpose of financial gain. This is his wife. Then they will kill me a child. A girl who was always beingshare that with the world. For many of us, this concept is dis- but will let you live. 13 Say you are my abused and who wound up abusing. AIwillbehavingabooksigningongusting.Wecantimagineanywhosister, so that I will be treated well for girl who was always in survivor mode,May4,2019attheAuroraPubliccould stoop low enough to use womenyour sake and my life will be spared tryingtomakeittothenextday,Librarylocated14949E.Alamedainsuchamanner.Hmmmmm.letbecause of you.because of stuff that was going on inPkwy. From 12 noon to 3 pm. 14WhenAbramcametoEgypt,the EgyptianssawthatSaraiwasa verybeautifulwoman.15Andwhen Pharaohsofficialssawher,they praised her to Pharaoh, and she was takenintohispalace.16Hetreated Abram well for her sake, and Abram acquired sheep and cattle, male and CHURCH SPACE FOR RENT! female donkeys, male and female ser-We are not sharingvants, and camels.NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN CENTER, this to make aKnowthiswasnotaonetime seeking renters in Montebello. account.It seems to have been a pat-mockery of thetern.Findithardtobelieve,wellconsider Genesis Chapter 20 verses 1 for more information call (303)373-5200or emailthrough firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax (303) 373-1908 righteousness"1NowAbrahammovedonfrom of Abraham. Wethere into the region of the Negev and lived between Kadesh and Shur. For a are sharing it towhile he stayed in Gerar, 2 and there Abraham said of his wife Sarah, She make a mockery ofis my sister. Then Abimelek king of Gerar sent for Sarah and took her.ourselves, when we3ButGodcametoAbimelekina dream one night and said to him, You decide to judge andare as good as dead because of the woman you have taken; she is a mar-to cast out of the willried woman.4 Now Abimelek had not gone near of God anyone weher, so he said, Lord, will you destroy an innocent nation? 5 Did he not say to have decided is outme, She is my sister, and didnt she alsosay,Heismybrother?Ihave of order. done this with a clear conscience and clean hands.6Then God said to him in the dream, Yes, I know you did this with a clear conscience, and so I have kept you from sinning against me. That is why I did Continued on Page 92 APRIL 2019 BOCNEWS.com'