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Purpose, Process and Promise

Today, while waiting for the train, I did a recap of all events that occurred these past few months, but especially these past few days. Some days were better than others. Lately, life's events have made me feel as though I was drowning. No matter what I did it felt like I was sinking. I could not keep my head above water. As months and days passed, it did not seem like it was getting any better.I had no fight left in me. I was willing to give up. I was willing to drown.One Sunday morning during the month of March, I was informed of the women's conference that was scheduled to take place in May at Emmanuel Baptist Church. It seemed interesting and I requested a flyer. Week passed and I still was undecided. On Sunday April 24, 2016, the sermon was based on the subject "Go As God Leads". After hearing that sermon, I decided to attend the conference.
This past weekend was enlightening. I attended the 2016 Chosen Women Conference at Emmanuel Baptist Church. (I will talk…

Tereya's Prom Story: Preparing For The Big Day

Tereya decided in junior year that she was not going to her senior prom. In fact she was adamant about not attending senior prom. It was not a topic for discussion in our house. However, when senior year began all that changed. Needless to say, I was ecstatic. She participated in all of the senior activities and get this, she actually enjoyed it. As the months past, we were hunting for the perfect prom dress, after party outfit and vehicle.

She new she wanted a mermaid style prom dress. Every weekend for four months straight, we went to boutiques and local dress stores. Tereya tried on several dresses. Unfortunately, she did not find a dress that she liked or loved. Our next option was to get her dress made. However, my daughter whom I love dearly suggested we go to Macy's. So off to Macy's we went.

While at this department store, Tereya tried on dress after dress and she did not like any of them. It appeared this trip was an epic fail. As we prepared to leave, a dress caught…