I wasn't among those that spent an evening with her. That is not to say that I haven't spent many evenings with her, and mornings, and afternoons too.
My work meant that I missed a great many of her shows over the years. Friends ensured that I always heard about the most inspiring ones.
She has my admiration. I remember when, listening to her inner compass, she began to walk a new path. Bringing what she wanted to understand more deeply to us all. Embracing the sentiment, "what we wish for ourselves we wish for others".
These days you'll most often find Oprah and I together on the couch on a Sunday morning, along with a team of thoughtful and creative people, which come together every month in her magazine.
As Oprah would say "What I know for sure...", well what I know for sure, is that our world is a better place because she is in it.
"I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become." Oprah Winfrey
Dwell well dear ones.
All good things, k