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A Prayer for Whitney

I want to say a special thanks to all of you for the prayers for my mother. She is doing much better. I just spent the weekend laughing, reminiscing and being grateful to God. She is a strong woman.

Speaking of strong women, I don't know if you know this or not, but Whitney Houston and I are friends. Over the last few years, I've gotten to know her pretty well, and with that, I've had the opportunity to witness a miracle up close and personal. I've watched her regain her strength, her fight and her faith. You have no idea how much this woman has been through in her life and, as much as she's shared with me, I'm sure half of it has not been told. What I know for sure is; she is a living miracle. Pretty soon you will hear her tell these stories in her own words and then I think you'll understand. I'm sure you'll hear her tell it in the next two weeks as a matter of fact.

That being said, I'd like for you to pick up her new album, I LOOK TO YOU. It's available now, and is truly amazing. When you buy it online or in the stores, whisper a prayer for her. She is truly looking to you and to God for all her strength. And do me this favor, if you will, add her to your prayer list. Pray for her as she steps back into the spotlight, as she takes back all that belongs to her. Just because she's Whitney Houston doesn't mean that she doesn't need prayer, we all do. So, thank you for that. I know you will.

Now on to a bit of business, September 11th is when I CAN DO BAD ALL BY MYSELF hits theaters! I hope you're planning to go! If you need a good, hard laugh, this movie is going to give it to you. Plan to take the whole family just to get a little stress relief. I know some of you may need it, I know I do. I have never watched any of my movies over and over - but I have seen this one ten different times. I laugh and want to cry, but by the end of it I'm grateful every time.

Okay, last thing 'cause I know most of you are at work (SMILE). I'm thinking about doing a Talk Show... just once a week... that's it. So I did sort of a test to see if I can do it. It's going to air on September 9th, that's next Wednesday, on TBS at 11:00pm, after HOUSE OF PAYNE and new episodes of MEET THE BROWNS.

Pastor Marvin Winans, Gladys Knight, Adam Rodriguez and Taraji P. Henson are all my guests, with a special Mary J. Blige video. So next week check out the show. After you watch it, please go to my message board, if you're still up (LOL), and tell me what you think. Now be honest! Don't have me trying to do a Talk Show and it's terrible, (LOL). Tell me the truth. If I can count on anybody to keep it real with me, you know it's you...(SMILE). I hope you like it.

I'll let you go, but hey, are you following me on Twitter or Facebook? If not, just know that next week I'm taking you step-by-step through my week before I CAN DO BAD ALL BY MYSELF opens....so follow me!

TP

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  • M.H

    I'm going straight to the Top,just so you could go higher,and build an awesome empire,thats when I'll be sitting up there with the stars,once everybody is okay,thats when I'll put the fire out in my heart and go hang with the other stars cause I got to

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  • M.H

    Goodmorning, rocky wake up but I am going to listen to some Billie Holiday "Goodmorning heartache :)

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  • M.H

    I was told anytime you point one finger you always have three more pointing back at you. I'm happy that you are about peace and prayer that's why in your life peace will always be there.♥♡♥♡♥♡☆♡

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  • M.H

    Whitney has always been a hot topic and it was no way for her to stop it. Bobby brown was her clown and helped her not to feel down. You could say what you want to say whitney needed people to help there marriage and that was way. Come on man bobby would've listen to what whitney had to say "Come on bobby we going to rehab today!" If a woman say "He's my drug " that:s a first signal of it wadn't all about drugs. Bobby whitney whitney bobby he had controll of her soul. He might've been a bad boy but his heart was gold if he was told Bobby and whitney would've grown old. Feed the heart,starve the mind Bobby would've gotten it in due time...but people was upset with bobby and on his behind. Listen,listen, I know That Ehitney didn't want to go back to the road and show. Let me stop I love her so much I just wished that Whitney and bobby was both touched (helped).

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  • fee fee dallas, texas

    i remember this email. i used to pray for whitney all the time. i would be driving down the street and i would pull over to pray. i just felt the urge to pray for her at certain times. i miss whitney houston. please pray for me. i was a huge fan and still am. i will always love you whitney. i miss you more than words can express. :(

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