About Brenda

Brenda has been married to her high school sweetheart, Deacon Thomas J Dawson Jr. for 55 + years. They have been blessed by God’s grace and endless mercies. She is the proud mother of a son and daughter, four grandchildren, and one great-grandson.

Brenda is a retired veteran educator from both public and catholic schools. Currently, she is a public servant and a lay minister in the Archdiocese of Miami. . Her directed path has brought comfort and hope for many, especially those who are overlooked or disenfranchised.

Since 2004, Brenda has served as the founder and CEO of I AM MINISTRIES OF MIAMI-DADE / BROWARD INC. (I AM) a not-for-profit 501 (c) 3 corporation. The mission of this organization is to restore and empower Christian family life. Through the efforts of the ministry, “Divas Destined for Greatness “, a mentoring and character development program that has served teenage girls in the Dade/Broward communities and schools for the past ten years. Additionally, monthly women empowerment gatherings are hosted in various family homes and facilitated through the efforts of “I AM”. In collaboration with other churches and organizations, Conferences, Retreats, and Workshops are organized and provided to support the ministry’s mission.

Brenda Joyce Dawson is also the author of Women’s Empowerment Hour and Divas Destined for Greatness, two support manuals that guide and direct these programs. Her newest book, Secrets Of a Lifelong  Love Affair in Marriage is designed to help couples understand and enjoy their Marriage Covenant. Brenda is a very compassionate lady and believes “everyone who finds the power of love within themselves will always leave where ever they go better than it was before!


About Secrets of a Lifelong Love Affair in Marriage

Is there such a thing as Happily Ever After?

Drawing from more than four decades of experience as a teacher, school principal, and parent advocate as well as serving as the founder/CEO of I AM Ministries Of Miami-Dade/Broward Inc. (a marriage and family ministry), the author draws a wealth of knowledge from the close relationships that have been formed.

But, most incredible is after 55 years of marriage to her high school sweetheart, a fellow who was as fallible as she was, Brenda J. Dawson shares secrets for a lifelong love affair in marriage.

• Are you and your long-term boyfriend considering a permanent step for your relationship?
• Are you engaged and determined to beat the current trends of short-term marriages?
• Are you feeling trapped in a marriage that feels like it's beginning to fail?
• Are you wondering what you can possibly do to bring joy and love back into the relationship you share with your husband?

These Secrets are yours for the taking. Put them into action, not only to see your relationship survive but to watch it thrive.


Available in paperback and Kindle versions.