The stories contained within "With our Words, We CREATE" reveal what inspired the lyrics to brotha James' songs, the journey each song took to get to its current version, and what he hopes listeners and readers will take away from his music. Each story includes a set of questions to aid readers in self-reflection, with the intent of inspiring readers to live meaningful lives.With stories about relationships to experiencing gratitude to self-discovery, the book offers insight into the struggles of being human as well as the struggles of being an artist. Readers will be encouraged to consider how they can be a better partner, practice gratitude, and discover their own superpowersaall while learning to look closely at their own lives. As a final gift, readers will have the opportunity to download for free a copy of each song, so they can listen as they read and immerse themselves in the message of brotha James.
"When we connect the things we love with our talents and passions, we gain superpowers," says singer-songwriter, author, and inspirational speaker brotha James. But it took the Elk Rapids, Michigan-based artist many years and travails to unlock his own potential. In his former life as Jeremy Reisig, he was a kitchen-knife salesman who occasionally pursued music. But when a string of musical projects imploded and Jeremy found himself a marginally-accomplished hype man and auxiliary percussionist without a gig, he bounded back and reinvented himself as brotha James. Through methodical self-growth and unflinching positivity, brotha James has built an empire of music as a motivational platform that in just three years is positioned to out-profit his sales career. How did he do it? Spend enough time with brotha James and he'll show you.brotha James shares his transformative message of positivity through a multi-tiered music platform. His robust offerings include club and festival appearances as a captivating performer with an exhilarating body of recorded work. brotha James is also a galvanizing speaker who can tailor appearances that mix inspirational speaking within a live concert setting. In addition, brotha James is an empathic facilitator and supervisor in corporate settings, fostering dialogue to help businesses improve interpersonal dynamics and productivity. Up next, brotha James will be changing lives with the release of Abracadabra, his first full-length album. Though he's managed to do what few musicians do--turn his passion into a lucrative business--for brotha James, the real rewards are in the positive change he brings forth. The value of this has everything to do with meaningful exchanges and lifting souls.