Who Said It Couldn’t Be Done?
About the Author
Denise Jones was born in Chicago, IL on November 10, 1960. As the oldest of seven, Denise’s mother would often leave her to care for her siblings, while she went on drug binges that ended only when she returned to their home in Rockwell Garden Housing Projects to throw wild sex and drug parties. Her mother’s lifestyle eventually lured her, and at the age of twelve Denise found her self dropping out of school and quickly becoming a heroine addict. Driven partly by her mother’s lifestyle, and partly by her own dark past which included molestation by her grandfather, uncle, cousin and several other men by the age of six; Denise led a lesbian lifestyle laced with drugs and crime for over fifteen years. Today she is redeemed.
At the age of 26, Denise gave her life to the Lord Jesus Christ and the rest, as they say, is history. She returned to school and earned her GED from Olive-Harvey College in 1993. She went on to graduate from National Louis University in 2007 with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Behavior and in 2009 she graduated from Spertus College with a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management and a concentration in Human Services Administration.
Today, Denise is a certified HIV/AIDS counselor with specialized training in strategic planning, grant writing development, consulting and board develop-ment for non-profit organizations. Denise is also a deliverance minister, author and inspirational speaker. She has over 10 years experience inspiring small business owners, entrepreneurs, nonprofit leadership groups and individuals in a career or life transition to use their gifts and abilities to master their goals, obtain their destines and achieve success beyond their wildest dreams.
Denise has an innate ability to develop managers and counselors at all levels into powerful leaders and innovative thinkers. She believes strongly in applying a holistic approach to success and works hard to promote balance in all areas of her client’s lives. Whether it is business, career, family, relationships or personal satisfaction, Denise is an expert at motivating clients to see the big picture, create a vision, overcome obstacles and define a realistic plan to begin living a life they love.
After defying all odds and conquering her own demons, today, Denise has great compassion and love for helping others. This love and compassion has inspired her to tell her story in her first book, “Who Said It Couldn’t Be Done?”. This candid, true-life account is a heartwarming and inspirational story about a little girl whose mother failed her. It is also about choices – good ones as well as bad ones. It pains Denise to remember the hurt she caused in her community and in her family. As a result, she has made it her life commitment to help change the lives of other individuals who are presently coming up on the rough side of the mountain.
About the book
Who Said It Couldn’t Be Done? candidly chronicles one woman’s jour-ney from life on Chicago’s Westside involving poverty, incest, drug addiction , incarceration and lesbianism to sobriety, spiritual redemption and inner peace. In Denise’s words, “ Deep insecurity, drug addiction and role confusion tormented me for years. Often I wondered if I were a boy or a girl; if I were human or an animal. Who am I? What am I? Why am I?” Do not miss your opportunity to be touched by her powerful story. Her message to the masses is, “ Therefore if any man be in Christ Jesus, he is a new creature; old things are passed away and behold, all things are new ( 2 Corinthians 5:17).”
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ISBN: Paperback: 978-1-4520-0354-2; Hardcover: 978-4520-0353-5
Retail Price: Paperback: $19.99; Hardcover: $24.99