"What a VOICE!'...Random House, Andrea Robinson

"A book full of passion, soul and powerful writings..."  Appalachian Voices Magazine

"Your writing is eloquent. It transports me back to my mountain. I cherish my copy."...Earl Hamner, noted author and creator of The Waltons series

"With deep Appalachian roots, Diane appreciates your book.'...Voice message Diane Sawyer's office, ABC News

"Some books are the real deal--this is one of them."...Gwen Mansini, Virginia

"Words matter.  Barbara has expressed in well-written, beautifully descriptive words who, what, when and where she wishes to spend her time within God's creation, using the oldest art known to man--storytelling.   "A Time For Every Purpose" is her crowning glory. I recommend it highly."...Amy Ammons Garza, Catch the Spirit of Appalachia