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    We Celebrate By Saying THANK YOU!

    Brilliance- There are no words we can draft honoring endless opportunities created for mankind by deliberate leaders. That being the case, we say THANK YOU by, highlighting great and powerful women leaders! Belle Calhoun, employee of the Lincoln Wire Company chosen Miss Negro War Worker Mary B. Talbert, Representative women Poro hair & beauty culture. [Cover page] Group portrait of Lincoln School for Nurses graduating class of 1947. Harriet Tubman Miss Emma B. Delaney Three African American women constructing a wooden skeleton frame Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Zeta Chapter Rev. Mrs. J. H. Vigal of Buffalo, N.Y. Lorraine Hansberry Woman carrying bundle on head, Natchez, Mississippi, August 1940 Nancy Elizabeth…

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    “Deliberately Me” 2016 Campaign

      Hey Brilliance- We hope you are enjoying manifesting your dreams. Couture Purpose decided we do not have to wait until 2016 to launch our new campaign “Deliberately Me.” In a world filled with reasons not to be YOU, Couture Purpose decided to intentionally encourage YOU with being “Deliberately You.” From December 1, 2015, until December 31, 2016, you will see posts, interviews, and best practices on the art and science of “being deliberate.” Yup, you guessed it we are making a statement. Speaking of statements please visit our new “Runway” page and get your limited edition “Historically Beautiful” designer statement tee. This designer t-shirt was designed with the essence and uniqueness of…

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    The Interview: His Side of Marriage

    Brilliance- It was beyond fun to talk about marriage and to witness your reactions to our various posts pertaining to marriage. For the last installment of our marriage series, we elected to interview a husband who values the institution of marriage. There’s no better way to hear about marriage than from a devoted husband! Enjoy the interview… Do successful women intimidate men? I believe that strong, aggressive, ambitious people intimidate weak, passive, lackadaisical people regardless of sex. Personally successful women do not intimidate me but many men feel their identities defined by what they do and how much they earn. In my mind it takes a strong women to walk with…

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    Rejected and Married-by-Guest Blogger-in-Residence-Dr. Tina Bedell

    The popular girls at school didn’t want to eat with you in the cafeteria because you weren’t part of the “in” crowd. REJECTION! You didn’t make the cheerleading team because you weren’t skinny enough. REJECTION! You get the letter that reads, “Thank you for applying to our university, but after careful consideration we regret to inform you….” (Yea right). REJECTION! You are told, “We will keep your application on file” after you find out you weren’t chosen for the job you wanted. REJECTION! Your mother has a favorite, but you are not it. REJECTION! You receive a breakup text. REJECTION!  And the list goes on and on…..I think you get…

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    The Battle between Rejection and Prosperity-Guest Blogger-in-Residence-Lana Hooks

      The title declares there is a combat; an attack, one entity against the other. I call Rejection, Prosperity and two more you’ll meet entities. This is why they are italicized. By their definition these are energies that once believed fulfills its intent, motive and desire of the living vessel. Prosperity by definition is, “a successful, flourishing, or thriving condition, especially in financial respects.”1 Whereas Rejection states, “this is an active refusal to respond to a child’s/ (adult’s) [my input] needs (e.g., refusing to touch a child, denying the needs of a child, ridiculing a child).”2 Prosperity includes excellent of health (mind, body, emotions), successful business (self-employed, or care and…

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    THRIVE

    Brilliance- We have one focus for the month of March! Designed Statement: I THRIVE in every space I enter!         Infinite Brilliance, ∞Couture Purpose