K.I.S.H. CORNER featuring World- Changer Latoya Benson


KISH -Tell us about you..

LB. – I am a woman of God, mother of two, lover of all things creative. I am a girl from the hood who has been graced to do extraordinary things. I am a Pastor, Entrepreneur, and an Author. I love seeing people live a F.A.B. Life. A Faith, Authentic, and Bold Life.

KISH- What is your dream and how will accomplishing your dream benefit you and others?

LB – Wow. That is a loaded question. My dream is really to fulfill my God-given purpose which is to take the message of the Kingdom to the world in an effort to empower and teach men & women how to live a transformed life. I have been graced with many creative gifts so I am blessed to help people transform their lives through the messages that I preach, empowerment sessions that I teach, books that I write, helping people develop their brands and whatever else God places in my spirit. I believe that my dream will benefit others because it actually redirects them back to God, their purpose and what He has called them to do. I benefit simply because God rewards those who are obedient.

KISH – Who or what inspired you to pursue this dream?

LB- Honestly, I really don’t know anything else. It just comes to me naturally. As I grew in my relationship with God, He began to reveal and uncover the gifts and the things that He called me to do. My inspiration truly does come from Him. I have been blessed with many people along the way who poured into me, supported me and encouraged me to pursue and not give up.

KISH – What challenges have you encountered while pursuing your dream?

LB – I have encountered many challenges while pursing my dream. In fact, those challenges were the conduit to me discovering my next big move. No experience we ever go through is wasted. It is all a part of the journey. I experienced divorce, depression and loss of possessions. It was also challenging financially. Pursuing my dreams and building my business takes a lot of resources and it can be very challenging with all of the sacrifices that are needed. But God has always provided for me. I also experienced the challenge that comes with the dynamics of relationships changing. It can be hurtful when people

don’t support you or talk negative about something you are so passionate about. I learned to believe in myself even when others didn’t believe in me. I learned that reassessing my “squad” was very necessary. All of the challenges that I have experienced have catapulted me into a greater level of awareness, God-consciousness and resilience.

KISH – Who or what inspired you to keep pushing regardless of the challenges you’ve encountered?

LB -Wow. My mom has always been a great support to me. She encourages me to continue to walk in my faith. My children are my biggest push. One of the biggest reasons why I do what I do aside from being obedient is for my children. I want them to accomplish so much more than I ever will. I want them to see an example of faith through the way I live. I want them to know that no matter what challenges we face, victory is waiting on the other side.

KISH – Please provide final thoughts/advice for others by finishing this sentence… dream.

LB -Dream every day. Dream BIG. Dream even when you start to think you are crazy. LOL. Dream unapologetically. Dream beyond where you are. Don’t let nobody stop you from dreaming. Dream, pray, release your faith and work like you already have it.

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Last modified: August 12, 2020

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