How I Got Off That Tree Limb

By Dr. Gregory Harris


How I Got Off That Tree Limb is based on an experience that I had when I was 22 years of age and a preacher that I had worked with in a revival in Little Rock, Arkansas said to me, “Get off that Limb” He explained to me that if I wanted to make an apple pie I would have to get the apples off the tree to make a delicious Apple Pie. This book shares early beginnings of my childhood. It takes you through my journey of getting off of the tree limb. I have had lots of highs and lows in my life but I have learned how to push myself forward. And today I continue to push forward to be the very best that I can be and try every day to make a positive difference in myself and others.

About the Author
Dr. Gregory Harris is a singer, songwriter and author. His book writing and music goes hand and hand alone with his ability to cook an awesome meal for family and friends alike. Greg grew up in the McAlmont community of North Little Rock, Arkansas. Greg is the third child of ten children born to George Henry and LaVenita Davis Harris. He graduated from Arkansas Baptist College with a degree in Elementary Education. Greg began his teaching career soon after graduation from college in the Little Rock School District. Greg taught six grade most of his career and third grade before leaving the classroom after he was accepted into the National Education Association Intern Program for Minorities and Women. Greg received training to become a labor representative for education employees. Greg worked in Charlotte, North Carolina for the North Carolina Association of Educators for 8 years and 12 years in Des Moines, Iowa as Executive Director of the Des Moines Education Association. Greg received his Bachelor Degree from Arkansas Baptist College in Little Rock, Arkansas, Masters Degree in School Leadership from (UCA) University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas and Doctoral Degree from Andersonville Theological Seminary in Camille, Georgia. Greg recently retired from the Des Moines Education Association and has moved to Rancho Cucamonga California. After being in California for about a month he went to the Prices Right Television Production and was selected to appear on the September 27, 2019 taping. This was something on his bucket list alone with writing a book about How He Got Off the Tree Limb.

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