Desiree Paul
Most Recent Book Title
Sarah: Breaking Cycles
Book Description
SARAH is based on the true-life story of my mother. Sarah’s story is the second book in the Sewards family memoirs. The first book, Rachel: A Life Interrupted is based on my grandmother’s life story. When I wrote Rachel’s memoir, I received many questions concerning Sarah. Rachel lived a very challenging life and Sarah was the child who supported Rachel steadfastly through Rachel’s childbearing years.

Children do not choose their birth parents or their environment. Just like Sarah, most children adjust and fight for survival; they use their best coping skills acquired from the family and their environment in their formative years. Sarah had a loving older sister and a charismatic father who gave her security, love, and confidence in her early years. A simple form of Christianity, her sister, and her father directed the decisions that secured her survival during the challenging periods of her young life. Follow Sarah’s journey as she tries to break the cycles of poverty, missed education, and promiscuity. Sarah decided to break those cycles through faith, a stable family life, and steadfast determination. Could Sarah succeed?

Additional Book Titles
Rachel: A Life Interrupted
Location (city/state/country)
Kissimmee, Florida, USA
Author bio
Desiree Paul is a retired computer programmer whose first love was always writing. Desiree worked in the field of Information Technology for over thirty years before retiring. She picked up her journals after retirement and decided to write the stories that she was always interested in sharing with the world.

Her first book, "Rachel: A Life Interrupted", is based on the unusual life of her grandmother. She takes you beyond the words into the world of her grandmother's struggles for survival. She published her second book Sarah: Breaking Cycles. This is the second book in the series of memoirs based on her family's life stories. The second book is about her mother's determination to use her faith to turn the tide of what she felt were familial cycles. Desiree has a Masters degree in Psychology which can discerned in the questions and answers that she pursues in her writing.
Professional Speaker Topics
Caregivers and the Young Child
Favorite Quote or Personal Motto

"If you can't imagine it, you can't have it.” – Toni Morrison

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