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this had on you as an individual and on your ministry, G and B LIFE? You know God, He does things strategically, and you may not understand it, but you find yourself on this journey with God where as long as you just continue to trust Him and just hold on to His hands, He’s not going to fail you, He going to blow your mind and I am led down this pageant journey where I would have never got to, I was a tomboy and this is nothing that I envisioned or dreamed of and I had no idea what I was doing, I was doing all of the wrong things, I didn’t have on enough makeup, everything that I wasn’t supposed to do I was doing and everything that I was supposed to do I wasn’t doing. And it wasn’t until I got to the questions, and they asked me my purpose, and I was able to give it to them, and I go backstage, and I am still wondering, God, I don’t understand why I am here, I don’t understand any of this, but I’ll do, and I’ll say and I’ll go wherever you tell me to go but I cannot just understand what it is here. And He simply said to me, that you are a queen, this is who I see you as, but you forgot, you forgot that you are a queen because of all your mistakes and your sins, but I ‘ve always seen you as a queen. And that’s who you’re supposed to walk in, and that is the impact on my ministry that is the impact on Girls and Boys LIFE that is the impact it had on my life. I could have cared less about a crown or about a title, those things are so insignificant, man’s stage is so insignificant, but God’s stage is the world, and it is the impact I’ve had on as many young people as I can, women, men, to let them know that there is a God and He sits on the throne, and He loves you, and He sees you more than the way that you see yourself. You’ve just got to believe it, and so that is the impact of Ms. US Continental. There are lots of people working with young people, and they may not even be Christians. So, what effect does being a Christian have on G and B LIFE? Oh, it encompasses everything, from integrity, character, to the strength to continue to go on and to do it, receiving from God because there are so many things that are out there, we don’t wrestle against flesh and blood but against spiritual principalities and unfortunately our young people have a lot of strongholds that are on them and they DOZ Magazine April 2018 25 «