In this book, she has written about her faith in God, people, places, events, and things; including words to motivate others through expressions of hope and courage that reflect battles, people have fought.
"Margaret Stephen's first book of poetry, "Strumming Poetic Melodies," is a winner. This collection of her poetry reveals her passion for life. Stephen's book of poetry is about faith, people, places, and events. The poems are beautifully written and inspiring. I thoroughly enjoyed her poems and prologues under the chapters, "A Lifetime Capsule and Love Epithets." I'm looking forward to her next book." ~ Farrell J. Chiles, Author
"A soulful vision of life by a woman who has been a participant in its varied facets through her vision based on being raised in the love of family and her faith in God." ~ Debra Rothman, Curriculum, and Instructional Specialist
"You are a very good poet. Keep on writing. God has really blessed you." ~ Michael Jackson, District Attorney, Alabama, 4th Judicial Circuit
Hopefully, this book will inspire young people to find their gifts; remind women of their beauty and value, and inspire men to maintain their strength and embrace their emotional vitality. Sanguinely, you too as a reader will be able to identify with a poem that will encourage you to find some laughter, learn something new, communicate better, or learn to love yourself; and treat others better on this journey called life! The end of this book leaves you with "Margaret's Quotes of Wisdom," numerous notes to keep in your purse or your pocket, more valuable than gold!
Poetry can inspire us to dream, reminisce, and observe; as well as serve as medicine to heal our emotions and boost our memory.
Go ahead - grab a cup of coffee or libations, allow your mind to sharpen, and relax... allowing words and thoughts to awaken your God-given talents to embrace the dawning of a new day!