Sometimes I think the choir gets a little ticked with me because I haven`t sung in a long time and I can sing.
My doctor explained that exercise and diet changes might help and that I also might need a medication.
My mother was a personal friend of God`s. They had ongoing conversations.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow may be for us and it may not.
I don`t have to take insulin because I have been able to make these changes and take this medication.
Each week, from a different point of view, you get another look at God, and that`s exciting to me.
I don`t see how I possibly could have come from where I entered the planet to where I am now if there had not been angels along the way.
I have the background singers of Ray Charles, the background singers of Smokey Robinson, and the background singers of Barry White and I built a choir around that.
We want to be a place where, and when there`s no place else, you can turn us on and know that He`s there, He cares, and He`s going to do something about it.
There are people much less fortunate than us, and I don`t mean people hungry sleeping in the streets either.
I like to sing very much.
It`s very seldom you get paid for doing what you love and telling the truth at the same time. It seems they don`t often coincide.
So whatever it is you want, need or desire or just like to have, you better try to get it now, `cause this is the only time there is.
Now I walk every where I can. I also ride a stationary bicycle for a total of 30 minutes. I do it three or more times a week now and I have lost 20 pounds.
So, yes, I believe in angels, absolutely, I do.
I also work with the spirituality of people.
So I all knew was you lost your limbs and you died from it. I was scared silly.
Touching people is very rewarding to me.
We have made people in the industry and the people that see us aware that God loves them.
I could not have made it this far had there not been angels along the way.
I can still enjoy the foods I like I just eat much smaller portions now. And of course I`ve had to give up that southern style way of cooking.
When you really believe in God, it gives you a courage, a confidence that enables you to meet the things coming.
The exercise I do now is a mammoth change for me because I never did any exercise ever.
I have been a Christian all my life, but it`s impossible to be so deeply involved in these stories without it making you think again, and without it making you consciously aware of the people involved.
I have a children`s book already out and my autobiography.
What was so upsetting was I didn`t really know anything about diabetes except that Ella Fitzgerald lost her legs and later died from it.
They started to try and keep us off the air in the beginning.
People have known me for so long, I`m just Della to them.
I teach metaphysics and pastor a church.
You see, I was born in the slums, that was before the ghetto. The ghetto was kind of refined; the slums was right there on the ground.
It`s the truth and people need to hear the truth.
I mean there are people that never have a conversation with anybody but the checker at the supermarket or the person at the cleaners.