The Importance Of Forgiveness

Inspirations by Larry is a collection of challenging test he had to face, in order to live, and to preserve his life. Learning how to understand and adjust to issues we face as men and women. Larry is a Christian and the son of the Late Evangelist Ethel Bernice Reeves.  She taught Larry that no matter what challenges you face in life, trust God. No matter how life challenges you always keep your faith in the heavenly father. Larry has taken all the challenges of his life to realize that he needed to change and grow in many areas, for a better life. 


After seeing his mother die of Cancer and almost losing his own life several times within one year.  On September 3rd in 2014 Larry had been plagued with a double brain Aneurysm which was the beginning phase of almost losing his life several times.  After he had been plagued with a double Aneurysm he had to be rushed into surgery to repair the two ruptured veins in his brain. Immediately after the veins burst Larry started to pray and asked Jesus to spare his life.  Not fully understanding what had taken place at that time. He was very dizzy and could only see electric storms resembling electricity and lightening in his head.


During this year Larry was also struck with two Epileptic Seizures that almost cost him his life.  Also his Kidneys had failed and returned back to normal.  He lost weight rapidly and was constantly dizzy and sickly.  His weight went from 205 (lbs) down to 166(lbs).


Many people he loved and trusted including family members were extremely mean and turned their backs on Larry. Some of the people who attacked Larry were people that he had helped when he was healthy and strong.  Nonetheless, Larry continued to trust God for all his needs.  He learned no matter how you feel God is always on time.


Despite the pain and troubles Larry continued to trust in God while encouraging others during this tough process.  As he was sick his family kicked him out of houses and cursed him out.  They tried to do so many dirty things  to Larry as he tried to recover.  Larry just kept his faith and ignored the negativity. He focused on working for recovery and kept trusting God. The Devil had attacked Larry with so much torment and afflictions.  He has been very grateful and  thankful for God's hedge of protection covering him.


However, God’s hand, mercy, and grace were upon Larry in and extraordinary way.  Larry constantly thanked God for his love. Larry was discharged from the Hospital after a 30 day stay. When he got out of the hospital he asked his father for help. His father responded in a cold manner and said I can’t help you.


Through it all God’s mercy continued to be upon Larry.  The trials God has brought Larry through have been remarkable. He has taken the great lessons of God and put them into a Website.  In 2015 He setup this Website to share his testimony and inspiration for all of God’s children. is a Website where we all can learn and grow. Where we can acknowledge how merciful God is.


We hope this information changes your life and opens up your heart to understanding, faith and how to trust in the one and only true God.  We hope that you are blessed by this message of faith, trust, change and understanding.  Please feel free to leave a comment below on how this testimony has helped you understand and look at life from a different perspective.  Thanks again.



The Importance Of Forgiveness

After some time, I realized that it was important for me to forgive others. Including, friends and family members that kicked me when I was down. Also, others that told lies and false allegations against me. I have learned that even when forgiveness is hard it is necessary for growth. With forgiveness, you can open a new area of understanding in life. We have all done wrong and said words that we regret and need to be forgiven of. So who am I not to forgive? I am thankful that I am in a mindset of forgiveness. I will not forget the tough challenges that I experienced. However, I realized that I still had to forgive others as God has forgiven me.

GOING from pain to promotion

Blessed at Zero.  At least from zero you can start anew.  At least you know where you are.  Some  don't have the choice or chance to start over from zero anymore.  Examples are death, incarceration or sickness.


Sometimes people closest to you can't appreciate who you are because they don't know themselves. So how can they know who you are?

recognizing growth through the struggle OF LIFE.

The seeds you sow at the lowest point in your life, will be very important for you future.

God did not give us life so we can live in lack.  We have chosen to live without.  Prayer equals positioning.  Positioning equals peace.


The strength of a man or woman cannot be determined by their outer  appearance.  However, by his or her resilience, persistence and commitment they shall be known.



Ethel Bernice Reeves was born in Orville, Alabama, near Selma, on February 5, 1952.  Her parents were Eliza Reeves and Van Green.  She was the 13th of 14 children born to her parents.  Ethel attended Hudson High School in Selma, Alabama. 
In October of 1968 at age 16 Ethel, along with her young daughter Cassandra, moved to Boston, Massachusetts.  She obtained her Switchboard Operators certificate from OIC in Roxbury and worked at various hospitals in the Boston area including New England Baptist Hospital, Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital.  Ethel also obtained her Paralegal certificate from Blackstone School of Law.  Although Ethel has an extensive work history, her title of choice is Evangelist.  She was baptized in 1987 after joining Straight Gate Apostolic Church in Dorchester.
Ethel loved the Lord and everyone who knew her could depend on getting good food and prayer from her.  She would feed you spiritually and physically. She devoted her entire life to loving and nurturing her five children, grandchildren, and others, always giving the Word of God to everyone and strengthening their faith.
One of her proudest accomplishments was working for Trinity Broadcasting Network as a Prayer Warrior in Atlanta, Georgia.  She spoke with numerous individuals and encouraged them with the Word of God.  By God’s grace, Ethel even stopped someone from committing suicide just by talking to them over the phone.  Yes, she was very special!
Although Mom had humble beginnings coming from poverty and the cotton fields of Alabama, she was rich in so many ways.  Her spiritual insight , words of wisdom, and her ability, by the Holy Spirit, to understand and teach the Word of God rivaled and surpassed some of the most educated scholars.
She found true joy in talking to people about the Word of God.  She has made an impact in many peoples lives for the Kingdom of God, and she will be missed dearly.

My Baptism at Morning Star Baptist Church.  Mattapan, Massachusetts.  June 3rd 2016.

My testimony about attending a beneficial Church.

Comments: 49
  • #49

    Tia (Friday, 28 December 2018 21:39)

    My life-long friend in Christ. God bless you, Larry!

  • #48

    Brittany (Tuesday, 10 July 2018 06:34)

    Larry your story is truly inspirational. It is true testimony of what keeping your faith in God can do for you. I am very thankful to have come in contact with you. In this world there are very few who still believe in the Word of God and I was lost, but by the grace of a God I was able to come into contact with you and hearing your story and words of faith has truly helped me get through. May the Lord continue to bless you.

  • #47

    Simmone (Wednesday, 16 May 2018 10:09)

    Larry, I pray for your continued strength in Jesus. Life has it's challenges but since I've known you, you've been a great inspiration. Thank you for your positivity for a better world. I'm in His Hands!

  • #46

    Reesa (Tuesday, 01 May 2018 09:27)

    Keep spreading light,Larry! Thank you, for inspiring us with your testimony. God bless you

  • #45

    Prageeth (Sunday, 31 December 2017 18:48)

    That really good story ,Anyone can take many thing for there life ,how they manage there life.

  • #44

    Jordan Hilger (Wednesday, 18 October 2017 11:06)

    Inspired by your wisdom, Larry, which comes from God, and that only comes when you've been faithful through the pain. God bless you, brother.

  • #43

    Kristin Tilley (Thursday, 03 August 2017 13:50)

    I wanna start off my comment by giving God Thanks for bringing his people together in so many different ways like this site I was led to today.
    Hi Brethren Larry,
    I have a similar life story of going through so many storms, trials & tribulations.
    I'm so inspired when I hear the wonderful outcome of others sharing their struggle's and hardships they've endured Mentally, Spiritually & Physically.
    One thing I could say to inspre anyone/everyone who feels as if their prayers are not being heard.
    'The more time you spend and commit to God, is the more you will understand his works. For each morning you wake you must put God 1st. Positive Changes (bring fourth) Positive Results

  • #42

    Cara (Sunday, 30 July 2017 16:19)

    Passionate & inspiring story Larry. Just know you are not alone in your struggles. God gives us a life / a journey. It's not how hard it rains, but how we dance in the rain!

  • #41

    D (Monday, 01 May 2017 21:33)

    This is so inspiring. Thank you for sharing. I saw in BP.
    God bless you.

  • #40

    Dennise kamiya (Sunday, 12 February 2017 18:29)

    This such beautiful message it spoke to me to keep faith and I know God here's me thank you for kind words.

  • #39

    tyree melendez -govan (Sunday, 12 February 2017 16:09)

    brother this was a great testimony ,im proud to see your change of mind and allowing god to be your healer ..believe jesus heals brother and have faith .god has got your back and will do things no man can understand you brother Amen

  • #38

    Najhi (Friday, 27 January 2017 21:16)

    Love reading the book. Thank you for sharing your it and your inspiration with the world. Looking forward to reading more in the future. God bless :)

  • #37

    Josh (Friday, 27 January 2017 21:13)

    Great job! Glad I had the privilege to read your book for free online. Can't wait for the children's book!

  • #36

    Amanda Leigh (Friday, 27 January 2017 21:10)

    Found this website on accident while searching for inspirational quotes. Very glad I did! Thanks for your words of wisdom and spiritual guidance. Awesome site! Keep up the great work.

  • #35

    Renee (Friday, 27 January 2017 21:06)

    Just finished reading the book of Spiritual Inspiration. Very inspiring, can't wait for the next one. For those needing inspiration and guidance through these tough times, I definitely recommend reading this book.

  • #34

    Pam (Friday, 27 January 2017 07:10)

    Mr. Larry,

    Good morning, it was a pleasure to see you on yesterday. You look great and well rested. I certainly appreciate you sharing your card with me so I could check out your website. What a great testimony about the goodness of the Lord and how he has blessed, guided, and kept you. We all have testimonies that we should share with others so that those who are lost will seek and find the Lord. They will know that the Lord is rel and that what he has done for you and me, he can and will do the same for them. Continue to let the Lord us you as you share and spread the message of the Lord. May the Lord continue to bless and keep you.

  • #33

    Ben (Wednesday, 25 January 2017 17:57)

    Hey larry how are you? Me and mercedes were just checking in with you. Hope you are doing well! The website looks great as always. Thanks for the constant inspiration.

  • #32

    Ben M. (Sunday, 09 October 2016 19:35)

     Enjoyed talking to you @ the must center Friday morning. Thanks for the card. You have a wonderfully Web site. Benm

  • #31

    Dawnya Carson (Monday, 19 September 2016 11:19)

    You have a very strong testimony, Larry. I will continuing to pray for you and the family. Keep fighting the good fight.

  • #30

    Poets Stew. (Wednesday, 14 September 2016 05:52)

    Thanks So Much, For Reaching Out. Its Apparent, That Its Your Turn To Shine, In Good Faith And Love.

    Be Encouraged, Throughout Your Ordained Steps. Do Your Best, Look Your Best, Be Your Best. And God Will Handle The Rest.

    Again, Thank you. God Bless You!

  • #29

    Dolores Smith (Friday, 17 June 2016 16:31)

    Continue to Be a Blessing.

  • #28

    tanisha grimes (Friday, 20 May 2016 18:18)

    I have had the pleasure of sharing a simular testimony with my new friend larry. I have too suffored great tragety in my life in 2007 is where it all began. I was 30 years old and I had a daughter it took me almost 7yrs to even consider having a baby but never could I imagine the firery trial ahead of me I was 42 @ a half weeks now if u do the math 40 weeks is full term so I was 2 weeks over due I finally had to get induced complications arised my daughter heart rate dropped due to the stress of the delivery so they got her out immediately. After staying in the hospital several days I get home. I am awakened by the worst headache my life screaming ti the top of my lungs My head My head belp me my childrens father to be at the time right next to me didnt even here me be slept so hard but it was my first born who is now 18 that stepped in and got help one blood vessel had already burst in my brain but thank God the big one happened in a place where they were able to figure iut what to do with me next. It was mercy General that saved my life and unfortunately im not able to rename any doctors that were present on my behalf but the saved my life you hear me it was a long trial I could not talk write spell read write remember none of my kids neither all that got erased. Even the fact my mother I wanted to see that passed in 2006 I was asking for her because my memory erased her death so I had to painfully relive losing my mother and that was one of the hardest things for me to do. But to God be the glory

  • #27

    Kathy Baird (Sunday, 15 May 2016 16:26)

    Thank you so much for sharing your life story as well as your faith. You consistently inspire me to see the broad view and the higher calling. I am grateful that you continue to reach out and truly nurture the good in others.

  • #26

    Joelle Valente (Friday, 06 May 2016 22:15)

    Dearest Larry...I read your testimony and your Mom's beautiful bio...I just want you to know....The devil works hard, but God works harder!!!...God Bless You and I know your Mom is the Angel watching over you so that you have a great healthy and long life...*Stay Blessed...:)

  • #25

    Debbie Ireland (Sister Deb) (Thursday, 05 May 2016 15:38)

    Larry this has been such an inspiration to m as well as many others I'm sure, no no surprise coming fromvthe Master Mind of Larry Reeves. You are so smart, so intelligent and so talented and God have a Plan for you. I remember I wrote the song "God Has a Plan" for FYM ..and God definitely has a plan for Larry Reeves. I also remember when I shared my Song .."Family" with said it inspires You and at the same time You inspired me. Your Mom was also a great inspiration to anyone who had the opportunity to meet or know her. Your sister Cassandra and your entire family were always inspiring to me. May God Continue to Bless you in all Your Endeavors.


    Debbie Ireland

  • #24

    r.christhopersamuels (Wednesday, 04 May 2016 17:25)

    It's always good to hear life changing for the best for someone for me that Is always well thought of in my eyes heart and mind. As I always I send you nothing but we'll wishes cuz

  • #23

    Tela Perry (Saturday, 30 April 2016 16:43)

    Larry thank you so much for sharing your story with me it was very inspirational God blessed you God is good your story really touch my heart and aspire me in so many way I will alway be praying that the good lord keep his loving arms around you! You are truly blessed.

  • #22

    Syreeta Graham (Friday, 29 April 2016 17:19)

    Larry thanks for sharing. You are truly a living testimony. God has work for you to do. Keep the faith and holding on the God's unchanging hands.

  • #21

    Jessy (Friday, 29 April 2016 13:08)

    You are a blessing. God loves you and has a purpose for you to touch people in many ways. May he continue to bless you always. Thank you for sharing with us your journey.

  • #20

    Avree Evans (Monday, 25 April 2016 15:13)

    Larry, thank you for the inspiration... I'm truly Blessed to know you & have you as a Brother, and true friend! My life is all over the place right now. However, may God fix it.

  • #19

    Robin (Saturday, 19 March 2016 20:12)

    Larry your testimonial was heart warming and very positive. Thanks for sharing. Your mother is beautiful and the videos are great. God has you in the palm of his hand & a hedge of protection around you God Bless You.

  • #18

    Mel (Wednesday, 27 January 2016 15:03)

    That was pretty amazing..Thanks for sharing

  • #17

    Anonymous (Sunday, 17 January 2016 10:57)

    Thank you for sharing your story Larry.
    It has really touched my heart to read about all the trials and tribulations you been thru in such a short period of time. God has kept you here on earth for a purpose, you will continue to inspire all God's children. You are truly gifted. I am looking forward to reading more of inspirational life journeys.

    You are one-of-a-kind!
    So happy for you

  • #16

    ROB (Saturday, 05 December 2015 10:54)


  • #15

    Ronnie (Wednesday, 25 November 2015 13:35)

    The greatest gift you can give someone is your time because when you are giving someone your time, You are giving them a portion of your life that you will never get back. - Anonymous

    Peace and love unto you, Larry.

  • #14

    Julie (Tuesday, 17 November 2015 13:16)

    You have been an inspiration to me and I'm thankful for our friendship! You have had many trials and tribulations in your life but you have managed to stay strong! :-) Stay with the positivity in life and God and you can't go wrong! :-) thanks again my friend for your inspiration! :-)

  • #13

    TheRam (Friday, 13 November 2015 19:20)

    Hey Larry, Praise The Lord son, just Praise God in all things Amen.

  • #12

    Ben (Friday, 13 November 2015 17:54)

    This is a great presentation of your story you have here on this website! I truly admire & respect the strength you've continue to show after your trials & tribulations you've been through in your life. Stay strong, I know God will continue to bless you in the future.

  • #11

    Gloria Harvey (Wednesday, 11 November 2015 13:10)

    Very inspiring Larry's come a long way very proud of him!

  • #10

    Krystle (Tuesday, 10 November 2015 21:16)

    It was amazing to read this. It's so inspiring to see you being so positive after all that you have been through. This is going to help a lot people. You have a heart of gold Larry. The only way is up from here.

  • #9

    Pat (Tuesday, 10 November 2015 20:55)

    I'm liking it!

  • #8

    Stephen Reeves (Wednesday, 04 November 2015 19:44)

    nice page :)

  • #7

    Suzie (Monday, 02 November 2015 06:26)

    How brave and encouraging of you to share your struggles and talk about your life on this website. Very nice

  • #6

    Kristina Reeves (Saturday, 31 October 2015 12:09)

    This feels peaceful....the pictures the words are all great.... this can really be helpful to everyone...God bless you little brother!

  • #5

    Kellie Cash (Saturday, 31 October 2015 10:10)

    Thanks for always being an inspiration Larry. Through all the trials & tribulations, you have remained humble. There's so much negativity in this world today..positive vibes are always appreciated. I have no doubt that this is only the beginning of a beautiful & joyous journey for you. God Bless you my friend...

  • #4

    D'Anthony (Wednesday, 28 October 2015 20:20)

    Great testimony! The page is coming along great, and it has a peaceful vibe. I'm looking forward to what is yet to come! Great pictures as well.

  • #3

    Ignacio Brown (Wednesday, 28 October 2015 16:24)

    In a time when the world has so much negativity going on is nice to get some good words of encouragement. Larry Reeves is putting out some positive vibes because he knows that's what God has asked him to do. Thanks Larry for sharing your testimonial with us!

  • #2

    Ara Lacanglacang (Wednesday, 28 October 2015 11:01)

    Great testimony & inspirational words...Stay blessed!!

  • #1

    Cassandra (Tuesday, 27 October 2015 11:06)

    Beautiful. Our Mom was Beautiful. :-)

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