Dr. Shelia Truelove holds a B.S. in Psychology from University of Alabama at Birmingham (1998), M.S. in Management from Faulkner University (2002) and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University (2012). She earned an Alabama Professional Educators Teaching Certificate in Collaborative Teaching and taught in the field of Special Education over 14 years. Dr. Truelove has been honored as Teacher of the Year for Birmingham City Schools (2010) for her work in Special Education, nominated for a Disney Teacher of the Year award and served as an Adjunct Professor at Concordia University College of Education (2014). Dr. Truelove has extensive research experience and application of best practices in community- based and educational programs. Her dissertation entitled An Evaluation of Family Involvement in a Title I Urban Middle School, allowed her to research the psychological dynamics of parental involvement. Additionally, Dr. Truelove has served on various district and school-level curriculum design and alignment committees that enhanced the special education program.
Being a philanthropist at heart, Dr. Truelove has a passion for motivating others to become their very best in personal and professional endeavors. She served as a mentor for young African-American girls in a program she established called I Can Win. She presently works as a Program Mentor with Western Governors University (WGU) in the Teachers College. Dr. Truelove guides, mentors, and advises students obtaining Bachelor Degrees in Special Education.
Dr. Truelove acknowledges her most notable accomplishment is that of being a Mother. Daniel, 10, and twins Ashlyn and Brooklyn, 9, are the driving force in her life. She prays specifically and consistently for them to achieve all that God holds for them. She believes that parents should invest in their children and treat them as the greatest commodity. She and her children are from Tuscaloosa, Alabama but currently reside in Dothan, Alabama.
"It seems like I have been struggling with depression forever. I always feel like I am not good enough.”
“I tell myself that I don’t really listen to the song lyrics, but once I hear a song a few times and start thinking about what they’re saying I realize that it's too late. It's already stuck in my head."
"For me, the whole wife and mom thing is overrated. It isn’t cool to want a husband and a family.”
Maybe you can identify. Trying to listen to the right voices can be difficult. This book has been written by friends who will help you find the Truth. Maybe your heart is telling you that some things in your life are way off course. Certain habits and relationships have left you confused and lonely. This is not the way it’s supposed to be.
In this book, Nancy and Dannah expose 25 of the lies most commonly believed by your generation. They share real-life accounts from some of the young women they interviewed, along with honest stories about how they’ve overcome lies they themselves believed . They get down in the trenches of the battle with you. Best of all, they’ll show you how to be set free by the Truth.
God created each of his children with a purpose in mind … the time is now to, thoughtfully and prayerfully, start the incredible journey to finding that reason.
Upbeat and positive, Elizabeth provides biblical truths and suggestions so tweens can thrive. She reaches out to girls where they’re at and addresses daily issues that concern them, including—building real friendshipstalking with parentsputting Jesus firsthandling schoolwork and activitiesdeciding how to dress
Girls are busy developing new skills and increasing their knowledge as they grow into young women. A Girl After God’s Own Heart shows them how to establish healthy guidelines that honor God, promote their well-being, and help them get the most from this wonderful time in their lives.
Perfect for Sunday school, preteen groups, and individuals.