âTen Things You Didnât Know About Author Danyelle Scroggins
After this, you may just understand her a little better and have some more nuggets to add to your Scroggins knowledge bank.
Here is a list of ten things to help you discover the truths about her and her life.
1. At age 10, she decided she would never be blackmailed.
As a girl growing up, she watched the soaps with her mother. After seeing the effects of blackmail and realizing the secret still gets out, Danyelle decided at a young age to just tell on yourself. Ha-ha! Some might say, âThatâs crazy.â Nevertheless, to her, it is the very reason her ministry book spoken, and written words thrive. God gave her method to this madness years laterâ¦You Revealed So That Others May Be Healed.
2. A teenage mother who still adores children.
Although she never saw herself as a parent but always had a knack for getting the best out of children. It was not until she became a teenage mother that she totally became a magnet for children: her very own and others. Danyelle said, âMy daughter Raiyawna became the saving grace for my flesh because I never wanted my daughter to grow up feeling some sort of way about my moral choices. I wanted her to look up to me and allow me to be her first role model.â Well, it worked because not only is she the role model to her daughter, she is to her two other children, four godchildren, and a slew of others who call her, Mom.
3. At age 12, she had her first marital counseling session.
The mother of her friend was going through relationship challenges, and Danyelle began to tell her some things she could do to make things better in her relationship. WOW! Now she counsels couples on a weekly basis concerning marriage.
4. Her first job was at McDonald's.
At age 16, she worked at McDonald's for two weeks and ended up walking out of the job when some unruly teens trashed the restroom.
5. Now&Later candy is her favorite.
Give the chick a piece of Now&Later, and you will be her best friend for life. She loves all flavors, but green apple is her absolute favorite.
6. She is obsessed with the Golden Girls and stills to this day gets in a rerun or two weekly.
Her favorite character is Blanche Devereaux, played by Actress Rue McClanahan because she shows how she would be if Jesus had not saved and turned her life around.
7. She was never committed to anything until she became a pastor.
She fancied being able to do whatever she wanted whenever she wanted to and just when she thought she was celebrating life her way, God called her into ministry, which eventually led to becoming a pastor. Danyelle believes that she had never gone to anything faithfully, not even school, without becoming bored and eventually dreading to go until she became a pastor. Now, it nearly hurts her heart to be absent from a Sunday morning service.
8. Got saved not in church but on a 747 between LAX and Tokyo International.
It was up in the sky where she asked God to come into her heart and save her soul, and He did just that. She got off the plane with a new mission and a new determination.
9. The older sister who acts as the second mother.
Her three siblings are younger, but all know just who to call whenever they need someone to call in a favor from the Lord for them.
10. Prayer time for Danyelle is more like watching a few prime time shows.
She prays a lot; this discipline has made her life more fulfilled and joyful.