Sophia Nicole Barrett-Benton is the wife of Ronald L. Benton and the mother of Caleb and Joshua Benton. She is the daughter of Ernest and Mamie Barrett of Farmville, NC. She resides in Greenville, NC. She graduated from Shaw University with a Bachelor degree in Social Work in 2004. Nicole surrendered her life to Christ as a teenager and though she has had some major bumps and bruises through life she continues to hold to God’s unchanging hand! She has two sisters Mamie Faye Barrett-White (Bryan), Denise Barrett-Blount (LaMichael), and Ernest Edward Barrett (Vassie). She loves family, laughing and just enjoying the simple things in life but most of all she loves Jesus. She has gained much wisdom throughout her experiences in life. Nicole loves to inspire, encourage and motivate others to reach their full potential in life. She loves to encourage by writing! Writing has become one way she gets to express herself vividly, confidently and boldly. Nicole is one who believes in working hard with a spirit of excellence and overcoming obstacles by the Word of God. Nicole is self-motivated, energetic and passionate about life. Her poetry refines, reshapes and redirects those that are searching for spiritual answers in desperate situations! To read her poetry is to discover your self-worth and become spiritually empowered! Your spiritual confidence will rise to new heights after reading this magnificent God-inspired book! Nicole gives all glory, all honor, all praise to the Only True and Living God for all things accomplished in her life!