Carla Lavern Parham, founder of Restoration Enterprises is a native of Virginia.
She has a bachelor degree in journalism and is currently completing a Registered Nursing degree.
has published three books: Though It Tarries: Do Not Awaken Love Until It's Time, Women of theWord and Coming Out of Darkness.
has also published poems in several anthologies: "Letters From The Soul", "Clouds Across The Sky", "Under a Quicksilver Moon", "Poetic Voices Of America", "Famous Poems Of Today
", "Rainbow's End", "Treasured Poems Of Today
", "Spirit Of the Age", Immortal Verses" and "Sound Of Poetry" (an anthology on CD).
Also, to her
credit is one written and recorded gospel song, "I Told Jesus".
has received the International Poet of Merit Award
, three Diamond Homer Trophies from the Hollywood Famous Poets Society
and countless other recognition because of her
In 1995, she
was inducted into the Homer Society For International Poets