This article originally appeared in the March 2018 issue of ESSENCE Magazine
Divine design led the entertainer and singer to the husband meant for her. Read the story of how faith paved the way for her fairy-tale romance and the love she truly prayed for.
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"He gets Toya," she explained. "That's what I've always wanted. I'd say, God, whoever you have for me, I want him to see me. I want him to see my heart. I want him to see me crystal clear in his eyes the way You see me in Yours. He sees me, and there's no better feeling."
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On her big day, LeToya got extra love from her parents who were, thrilled to share in the joy of the celebration with their daughter.
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Eudoxie Bridges, LeToya's bestie and wife to rapper Ludacris, served as one of two matrons of honor, and Walker's daughter, Madison, stood as a junior bridesmaid. How cute!
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"I specifically wrote down on paper all the things I was looking for," Walker shared. "I wanted a helpmate, a teammate and also a soul mate. Those are the things I prayed for in a woman."
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"Know that if God can do it for me, then He can do it for anyone," said Luckett.
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Walker is the father of Madison, a 6-year-old girl from a previous relationship and she and LeToya share a very special bond!
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R&B singer Tank, a friend of the bride's, sang "At Last" as she made her way down the aisle wearing a custom Vera Wang gown and Christian Louboutins escorted by her grandfather.
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"I've always believed in staying in a positive frame of mind and allowing God to work and move," Luckett said. "It's about having patience."
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