Item description for "At Last" by Billie Jean King...
In a Novel that reaffirms the power of Sisterhood, Billie Jean King's "At Last" presents a refreshing look at a bond between three women of different age groups. When a relationship of sisterhood, friendship, and mentorship is formed; Barbara, Karen and Kim discover that relationship issues faced by singles within the body of Christ has no respect to age. Being celibate and God fearing women; they've grown weary in their wait for their husbands. In the approaching New Millennium they go on a quest to find their mates; interracial dating and younger men will be a consideration. A love story unveils as King skillfully illustrates the combination of three women in their new found relationships. Kimberly Denise Montgomery, 28 year old virgin, Registered Nurse, still Daddy's little girl; she's prayed for a husband to be just like her Father-Pastor. When Kim's prayer is answered; she's faced with the consequences that comes with the saying "be careful what you pray for". Karen Lynn Harding 42, an Event Planner, divorcee, has a 15 year-old Son named, Michael. He lends a hand in support of his White Basketball Coach when he falls madly in love with his Mom. Loyalty and culture issues surface when her Ex opposes the relationship. Barbara Jean Keller 46, never married, Realtor, Notary has a 24 year old married daughter. Desiring only a seasoned man of God; Barbara gets a lesson of the heart when she falls for a younger man, who falls short of her criteria. Bearing truth that there is strength in numbers; the women gain empowerment when they challenge the men to step up to their level of standards to abstain also. King captures the essence of sensitive issues faced in the life of single women within the body of Christ; that are generally overlooked. Kim comes to the aide of a sister in Christ, who has partnered with a married man in the church in the midst of her weariness to wait. Kim gives new meaning to Gal. 6:1 when she gallantly attempts to restore her sister. In engaging storytelling, "At Last" combines, scriptures, accountability, principles, and testimonies. It will leave you inspired, encour-aged...motivated... and... hopeful. BILLIE JEAN KING currently resides in San Ramon, California. To hone her writing skills ; she does freelance writing. She was born and raised in Mer Rouge and Bastrop, Louisiana. This is her first novel.
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5" Height: 0.97" Weight: 1.04 lbs.
Release Date Nov 30, 2007
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1604773367 ISBN13 9781604773361
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A subject to be dealt with Sep 18, 2009
A must read, especially for christian women who want to obey and honor God while waiting for "Mr. Right". Romantic, truthful and scriptual based. It will keep your attention!
Powerful Jul 17, 2009
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 Xulon Press Author of "At Last" Billie Jean King traveled to Marion, Il. to appear on Rejoice, a national Christian talk show aired daily on the TCT Network, owned by Dr. Garth and Tina Coonce.
The show opened with Myles Holmes, producer/host, chatting with co-host Judge Brown and Eddie Williams. Myles belts out the lyrics, "At last my love has come along." I love the title of the book says Myles. "I've read the book, it's a powerhouse, and it's full of scriptures, direction, full of the word of God and conviction. We have to get right and live pure before the Lord, he said. "You will enjoy it, it also makes me hungry. She describes the food in such exquisite terms when she gets together with her friends. I don't know when I've gotten so hungry while reading a book. It's a god read."
King was interviewed by Rejoice Host Valerie Holmes and Cathy Williams. Cathy introducefd Billie Jean as the author of At Last by saying; She's written a powerful book on relationships, abstinence, virginity, infidelity and interracial dating, all from a biblical perspective.
When asked King's motivation for writing "At Last", King replied. "I want to encourage faithful women of God who are still waiting for God to direct them to mates. They need to know that they're not alone, although the enemy would love for us to feel that we're alone in our acts obedience, while other singles are having their fun." Never married, after re-dedicating her life to Christ years ago, she took a vow of celibacy.
Cathy Williams ended the interview session expressing regrets for not being able to discuss more topics. She encouraged the viewers by saying, "It's a powerful book written from a biblical perspective. Once you pick it up, you want to keep reading." Says, Cathy.