Young men are faced with difficult choices every day. With each choice they have to decide if they want to improve their life or continue making mistakes that will affect them and their families for years to come.
The author, once a troubled young man himself, learned through countless life experiences, that tough situations happen to make us better people. Some mistakes of his past made him ready for the challenges of growing and shifting his focus to begin changing his life for the better.
In There is Hope: Letters to My Young Brothers, Terrell penned 12 inspirational, encouraging and interactive letters to young men. It includes topics such as:
- Your Education is Important
- Dressing for Success
- Sports are more than just a Game
- It's Okay to be Different
Each letter ends with a challenge question for the reader to think about their past choices and consider ways for change. Terrell also boldly invites readers to personally email him for a real and honest dialogue about the challenges confronting them.
"There is Hope offers boys the possibility of transformation. Brother Richard shares his life experience and the psychological shift necessary for young boys of color to become productive men and leaders through their personal journey of self-discovery."
Kasim Abdur Razzaq. CEO/Lead Consultant Abdur Razzaq Counseling & Social Architecture, PA
"There is Hope is a must read for any young black 21st century man. Through his personal trials and triumphs, Richard teaches realities and lessons of life. These insightful letters will challenge, encourage, and inspire all who read them and integrate it into their lives. I applaud Richard for this compelling testimony."
Dr. Rev. Daniel B McKizzie, Founder/Senior Pastor of New Creation Baptist Church, Minneapolis, M
Richard Terrell is an entrepreneur, educator, ordained minister and a motivational speaker. He has dedicated his life to educate, empower, encourage and motivate individuals, especially young people in his community and the world. Richard is the Founder/Executive Director of R.E.A.L Leaders (Reaching Everyone's Achievable Limits) a youth leadership development program geared towards young men of color which he started in 2015.
To learn more about the author, please check out his website: www.mrrichardterrell.com.