by Brooke Obie
On October 15, 2017, Guideposts.org senior editor Brooke Obie attended Oprah Winfrey's gospel brunch book launch party for her new book, The Wisdom of Sundays, at Ms. Winfrey's Montecito, California estate, The Promised Land. See pictures from the event below and read the story here.
Oprah Winfrey at her home in Montecito, California celebrating the launch of her new book, “The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations”
Senior Guideposts.org editor Brooke Obie participated in a roundtable interview of Oprah on her new book, The Wisdom of Sundays. Read about the experience here.
Donald Lawrence, Oprah and BeBe Winans (L-R)
Emily David, pictured on Oprah's right, survived Hurricane Harvey but lost everything in the floods. When Oprah heard her story, she reached out to help Emily. After learning that Emily was an America's Got Talent contestant and singer, Oprah invited her to sing "Bridge Over Troubled Water" at the Gospel Brunch, and not a dry eye was in the house. (L-R) Erica Campbell, Bebe Winans, Emily David, Oprah Winfrey, Cynthia Erivo, Yolanda Adams, Andra Day and Common at the “Super Soul Gospel Brunch”
Red velvet, lemon, coconut and chocolate creme were just a few of the cakes that lined the dessert table.
The napkins were embroidered with quotes from The Wisdom of Sundays, including Gary Zukov and Oprah.
The actresses embrace at the brunch.
Having a chat at the brunch.
(L to R) Erica Campbell, Bebe Winans, Emily David, Oprah Winfrey, Cynthia Erivo, Yolanda Adams, Andra Day and Common
Reese Witherspoon waves hello from the buffet line.
Senior digital editor Brooke Obie with Oprah
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