This Is My Testimony…Dr. Ava Eagle Brown
God, you are El Gabbor and you have taken me to places I never imagined that I could pull myself out of. My journey hasn’t been easy, it has had tears, pain, deception, injury, UBER failures at so many things to include TWO marriages.
I have seen the barrel of a gun, sexually abuse, hurt, suicidal thoughts, anger, anguish, laughter. I failed English and Maths in high school, sold mangoes on the streets of Balaclava and the Trains from Balaclava to St James.I was homeless at one stage of my life and some of the people who were meant to protect me abused me instead. I have been broke and broken. Oh, I know hunger, being penniless, scourging to find milk to feed my children, driving my car in the winter with no petrol, been at work without lunch thankfully they provided FREE coffee. I walked with many and also walked alone, I know the darkness and emptiness that comes from the self-critique, the loneliness of being in a country where you only have your kids and a FEW good ROOT friends. I have felt melancholy, wishful, subdued, sorrowful. I have been in my own head at times, been in my own way often , filled my mind with trash, lost some so-called friends along the way, let down by some of the people I trusted the most, spent a night in jail , fired from my job for standing up for what was right, found guilty of harassing my ex-husband, accused of raping him , spent 26 months in court battling for I don’t even know even after its over. I have lost a HUGE sum of money to people I trusted and my own people. -I have been discriminated against, shunned, racially attacked and I could go on for years but I won’t. That is a snippet of where I have been in my 42 years. I tell you I feel I have lived 143 years but oh BUT!
Yet, I have been vindicated, I have been freed, I have found grace, some amazing people who I called family. In the end, it was all a farce for a British passport. I was found innocent and even got some of my legal fees back.
I am an overcomer you can take my house, take my car, take my house leave me with my MIND and I WILL OUTRUN YOU!
Today I am the CEO of two companies, a life coach, the best selling author, an international speaker to audiences of 15000 sometimes – see reel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9kzpd3GdzM&feature=youtu.be. I have just produced my first documentary on single mothering and my life story The Mango Girl on Amazon here https://amzn.to/2ZtuptA is in pre for a feature film with a US$4.9 million. I am not yet done, there is so much to do .
My mottos are this too shall pass, where you are from is not a detriment to where you can end up and GOD has you.
Dr. Ava Eagle Brown