What WERE they thinking? As conveyors of culture, women are open to examining, questioning and digging into issues that positively effectuate change. Historically, some have mistakenly viewed C.O.G.I.C. woman as too otherworldly, dominated or naïve. That to be a part of the Holiness Pentecostal culture which emphasized glossolalia as initial evidence of Spirit baptism on the one hand and Afrocentric ecstatic worship on the other was inferior to European practice. Scholars and others are discovering the works of women such as Dr. Arenia Conelia Mallory, who grew a C.O.G.I.C. Mississippi school into an accredited Junior College. In I’m So Glad I’m Sanctified the wisdom that COGIC foremothers shared about education, family life, their church and their God inspires the reader through the individuality of their goals and purposes.