This book contains spiritual reflections with scripture readings as both a foundation and an inspiration for your personal journey of prayer and revelation. Taking time for prayer, reflection and meditation of God’s word is a necessary and powerful part of every believer’s life. It is important to record our journey to remind us of how God’s speaks to us throughout our lives as we draw closer to Him. Whatever season you find yourself in as you read this, the hope is that these spiritual reflections and scripture readings will support, inspire and encourage you to record your own personal journey as you develop a deeper relationship with the one who represents the ultimate destination of our life’s journey – Jesus Christ.
Audrey J. Murrell, Ph.D. grew up in Chicago, Illinois where she was raised within the United Methodist church together with her mother, father, two brothers and one sister. She studied psychology at Howard University in Washington, D.C., where she earned a bachelor’s degree and then continued her studies at the University of Delaware where she earned both masters and doctoral degrees in psychology. After school, Audrey moved to Pittsburgh, PA where she joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh within the business school. For over 3 decades she has been a professor, author, researcher, and consultant for many different organizations on topics such as mentoring, diversity, leadership, ethics, and social responsibility. As an author, she has published a number of books, blogs and professional articles. Throughout her career, Dr. Murrell has received several awards including the Mayor’s Citizen Service Award which proclaimed Aug. 12th, “Dr. Audrey Murrell Day” within the city of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Business Times “Woman of Influence Award”, the “Women of Distinction” award from the Girls Scouts of Southwestern Pennsylvania, the Susan B. Anthony “Women of Vision”, the Community Champion Award from the United Way of Allegheny County, the Shyne Foundation’s Gwendolyn Elliot “Lifetime Achievement Award” and the “Woman of the Year” by Onyx Women’s Network and Magazine. Audrey resides in Pittsburgh, PA where she is an an active member and an ordained Elder at Bidwell Street United Presbyterian Church (affectionately known as “The Well”). You can access more of her work at: www.audreymurrell.com