This weekend I am blessed to continue my journey with Team Elite and many others of the Soul Purpose community in Baltimore MD. I am sitting at the back of the room preparing to leave for the airport and felt the need to share my thoughts and overwhelming feelings of gratitude that i feel in this moment. I have been working for the past 10 months on the birthing of Soul Purpose, it has been a tremendous journey and this weekend the work, the sacrifice, the pain and the joy have been affirmed. Antonio Adair one of the speakers today reminded me that the pain was the gift and Dora Chamgers reminded us that we must discipline our disappointment. Those words were affirming because it is in essence the definition of my journey, it has been about discipline, focus, resilience and recognizing the gifts that I have been blessed with.
today being in the midst of 80 plus beautiful women and men who came to learn more about Soul Purpose as well as to embark on this journey together. The testimonies were awesome for example the sisters who drove non-stop from Cincinnatti Ohio to be here, one of them a mother of nine beautiful children. Another sister could not really afford to attend but emptied her bank account to pay the registration fee because she saw it as an investment in herself and her future. The most powerful testimony was that of a sister who traveled with her husband and 3 children, they drove for over 30 hours from Houston Texas to attend the business school. What is most significant thing about this sister's journey is that she is wheelchair bound. I wept and was humbled in her presence; 30 hours in a wheelchair with her entire family!!!!!
The lesson learned is that no distance is too far or journey too long if you are determined to be successful!
This weekend has changed my life and it has re-affirmed my committment to Soul Purpose. These were some of the most admirable, beautiful, committed, lovely and passionate entrepreneurs/people that I have ever met.
Ms. Dora Chambers reminded us of the need for balance in my life and some of the important life lessons for me and my family. Reminding the children that: there is no lack of limitation in your life, you can have what ever you want. It depends upon your hard work and determination.
The Soul Purpose journey has begun and I am honored to be in the water with each and everyone of you. We are the ones we've been waiting for.