Advance praise for In Spite Of
"In Spite Of has an incredible ability to appeal to all audiences."
-Dr. Darrel Cain, Director of Academic and Learning Support Services, Atlanta Technical College
"In Spite Of is superbly written and it displays how we can overcome anything once we make the commitment to do so."
-Annie Gilliam, Registrar, Alabama A&M University
"In Spite Of created an avenue to highlight the artistic contributions of a truly talented African-American writer."
-Timothy Howard, Assistant Attorney General, State of Mississippi
In Spite Of is a guide that shows us how our positive and negative experiences collectively assist us. Author Steven D. Morrison's stories, concluding with "Motivation in the Moment" sections, provide a realistic backdrop to facilitate understanding of his rationale.
As we venture through life, we encounter incidents that are initially perceived as setbacks but are later revealed as stepping-stones toward our greatest potential. Because we endure a variety of obstacles daily, our vision can easily become blurred. In an effort to heal, we seek perfection when we are already in the presence of perfection. In Spite Of reveals the excellence that lies in each of us.