God's Roadmap

Now may the Lord Jesus Christ and our Father God, who loved us and in his wonderful grace gave us eternal comfort and a beautiful hope that cannot fail, encourage your hearts and inspire you with strength to always do and speak what is good and beautiful in his eyes (2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 TPT).

About Me

Barbara's passion is to encourage women to discover God's grace and find hope for life's rocky moments by knowing who they are in Christ. 

Barbara is a freelance writer with southern roots. She grew up in Arkansas and several addresses later, home is in middle Georgia. She is a member of the Conyers, Georgia chapter of  Word Weavers International and is a graduate of the Christian Writers Guild Apprentice program. She completed the first year of study at Charis Bible College in Colorado and is a current student of the Israel Bible Center.

She is a contributor to Christian Devotions,  Refresh magazine, CBN.com, and Living by Design.  Her articles have appeared in Georgia EMC magazine, The Upson Beacon, The Glenwood Herald, and she currently writes a monthly column in the Pike-Journal Reporter. Barbara has also contributed to the anthologies  Pens in the PiedmontMore Christmas MomentsStupid MomentsLoving Moments,  Abba's Promise, and The Power to Make a Difference.

Her book, God's Maps, Stories of Inspiration and Direction for Motorcycle Riders was published in 2018.

She is married to the love of her life, a late blooming Harley rider. After he convinced her to be the backseat navigator on the bike, she fell in love with riding. God shows her many examples of overcoming life's problems one curve at a time with each ride they take. They have two grown sons and one daughter-in-law and they are enjoying their beautiful granddaughter.

She also enjoys exploring American historical sites and has the desire to restore the truth of America's godly heritage. 

Contact Barbara at blatta146(at)mail.com.


  1. beutimous blog

  2. After meeting Barbara today, I was encouraged to participate on her website. Then, after visiting her website, I learned a-"latta" wonderful things she has posted. Then, I wondered.... how many sentences can one make with "latta".... ?
    tom morgan (morganlawoffice@aol.com)

  3. Thank you, Tom, for saying "a-latta" wonderful things about me and my site!

  4. Do you happen to know Ann Greenleaf Wirtz? She also has a story in More Christmas Moments. I will be ordering some of these as Christmas gifts. Ann is a writer friend of mine in Hendersonville & has just had a book published, Hand of Mercy. So happy we have made a connection. Congratulations on your writings!

  5. No, Carol, I do not know Ann but am always excited to meet fellow authors. I am waiting for my books to come in also! Thanks for stopping by.

  6. Love today's post and your new blog look! Kudos!

  7. Thank you!!

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