Purposeful Expression

Published: Aug 24 2021

What do we do when God interrupts our lives? Many times, like Jonah, we run! Our special guest today redefines interruption and shows that interruption is oftentimes God’s invitation to do something beyond our wildest dreams.

Ms. Barnes can identify personally with what it means to have your life interrupted by God. In her intriguing book These Shoes: A Spiritual and Poetic Journey, she uses the words in her beautiful poems to deeply express how self-determination and resiliency helped her to defy the odds. She hopes that this thought-provoking book of poems will inspire you to achieve your wildest dreams, no matter what life interruptions you may be facing.

The joy that she now experiences reverberates through every pore of her skin and every bone in her body. Evelyn has given herself permission to feel all of it, deeply: the love, the grief, the joy, the pain. She embraces and is thankful for every morsel of it. Her life now is richer and more vibrant and fuller.

Ms. Barnes prides herself on being a social justice activist who spends most of her day volunteering at Women Shelters and doing Street Ministry. Ms. Barnes enjoys ministering God’s word wherever He leads her.

One of her favorite quotes is “To busy working on my own grass to notice if yours is greener.”

You may purchase your copy of Ms. Barnes book, These Shoes: A Spiritual and Poetic Journey by clicking on the following link:

https://www.amazon.com/These-Shoes-Spiritual-Poetic-Journey/dp/1662435185/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=These+Shoes%3A+A+Spiritual+and+Poetic+Journey&qid=1629722735&sr=8-1