Pickled Eggs and Assumptions
Don't judge a book by its cover. Never assume because when you assume you make an ass of u and me. And pickled eggs... is there anything more disgusting?
In the story Divine Inspiration, Kat must make a decision, and no idiom or catchphrase is going to make it easy for her. In a world where her choices are limited (or so she thinks), Kat is looking for a sign from somewhere or from someone to help her choose her path.
"I believed in fate and destiny. I hoped God or some serendipitous event would at least point me in the right direction making it less likely to make a mistake. I wanted to believe everything happened for a reason, but nothing was happening, and the reason was nowhere to be found."
Faith, doubt, optimism, and pessimism play deeply into this story of strange characters and odd occurrences. Life decisions are often major struggles - particularly at this age.