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Marsha L Mayes-Burton
Marsha L Mayes-Burton
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  • Country: United States
  • Books: 1
  • Profession: Author, Minister, Publisher, Counselor
  • Born: 22 August
  • Member Since: Dec 2019
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Marsha Lynn Mayes-Burton is the author of From Abuse To Forgiveness: A Journey to Freedom which details her experience of being sexually abused at the hands of a cousin and holding on to that secret for over forty years of her life. In this book she tells the story of how this abuse impacted her life and how she was able to forgive and move on. Marsha recently completed her second book – Bullying, It’s to For Me: An Activity and Workbook for 4th through 8th grade children. This is an interactive book for children to learn about bullying – what it is, what it looks like, and how it affects everyone. This book also gives strategies on how to stop bullying. Both books are available on Amazon.

Marsha holds Masters’ Degrees in Dispute & Conflict Resolution, Social Work, Divinity with a concentration in Black Church Studies, and is presently matriculating for her Doctorate in Ministry. Marsha is an ordained minister and serves as Associate Minister, Membership Coordinator, and Intercessor at New Mount Zion Baptist Church of Shelbyville, Kentucky .

Marsha is the founder of Moving Mountains Network, a network of ministries dedicated to helping women and children heal from abuse and trauma. Marsha also founded and operates Circles of Peace, LLC which provides comprehensive conflict resolution and management training, mediation, anger management, stop bullying training, relationship coaching, seminars, workshops, and retreats. She is also a court approved mediator and a facilitator for Restorative Justice Louisville (RJL).

Marsha is married to Howard E. Burton. Although they do not have children of their own, they have been blessed with over 24 nieces and nephews.

In all the experiences of her life (good and not so good) Marsha always remembers Romans 8:28 – “And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.”

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From Abuse to Forgiveness: A Journey to Freedomby Marsha Mayes-BurtonPublish: Dec 30, 2016Biographies & Memoirs General Nonfiction Religion & Spirituality

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      • Marsha L Mayes-Burton Marsha L Mayes-Burton 2 days ago
      • When this first happened I was hesitant and actually tried to downplay the book and myself. I believe at first I was unsure as to how people would view me when they knew what happened to me. This is a typical response to those who have been sexually abused and their story has been told. Now, when people recognize me and tell me their thoughts on the book, I am open and ready to discuss the book. I have realized that after reading my story many other women have been able to face their abuse and start the healing process. I have been overwhelmed with awe and gratitude to discover that there are therapists who are using this book to assist them with clients who have experienced abuse - they have often assigned my book as reading homework.
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