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Walking Away From a Car Accident Unscathed: Will Forever be Etched In My Memory

Walking away from a car accident unscathed is often attributed to fate or luck. However, I firmly believe that it is not just a matter of chance, but rather an act of God. This belief was solidified in 2006 when I found myself involved in a horrific accident on my way back from a friend's new home in the Poconos. The events of that day will forever be etched in my memory.

As I embarked on my journey home, the uplifting melody of "We Fall Down, and We Get Up" by Gospel singer Donnie McClurkin filled the car. The music resonated with my soul, and I felt a sense of peace and contentment. Little did I know that this serenity would soon be shattered by a series of unfortunate events.

Driving along Route 80, I glanced in my rearview mirror and noticed a car hurtling towards me, seemingly out of control. Panic surged through my veins as I realized that this vehicle showed no signs of stopping. In a matter of seconds, it collided with my car, causing a chain reaction that involved the car ahead of me and the one in front of them.

The impact was jarring, and I found myself disoriented and terrified. The airbag deployed, cushioning my body and preventing more severe injuries. As I struggled to regain my composure, a 16-wheeler driver, who had witnessed the accident, rushed to my aid with a fire extinguisher. Flames had erupted from the front of my car, threatening to engulf me in a fiery inferno. His quick thinking and selflessness saved me from further harm.

In the midst of the chaos, I couldn't help but notice the pink rosary hanging from my rearview mirror. It had remained intact, untouched by the wreckage surrounding me. It was a symbol of faith, a reminder that I was not alone in this harrowing experience. I clung to it tightly, finding solace in the belief that a higher power was watching over me.

Ironically, in my moment of distress, I instinctively reached out to my father, who lived nearby in New Jersey. Despite his inconsistent presence in my life, I knew that he would be there for me in times of need. As I waited for him to arrive, I reflected on the fragility of life and the newfound perspective this accident had bestowed upon me.

Walking away from that car accident unscathed was not a mere stroke of luck. It was a testament to the divine intervention that protected me that day. It was a reminder that life is fragile and can be taken away in an instant. It taught me to cherish every moment, to appreciate the love and support of those around me, and to never take my safety for granted.

The car accident I experienced in 2006 was a life-altering event that reinforced my belief in the intervention of a higher power. Walking away from such a devastating incident unharmed was not a matter of fate or luck, but rather an act of God. It served as a reminder to embrace each day with gratitude and to trust in the unseen forces that guide and protect us.

Thanks for reading.

About the Author


Nicole S. Norton-Evans is a force to be reckoned with in the world of media and arts. As the Editor-in-chief of PR Now Magazine, she has made a mark for herself in a highly competitive industry. With over 30 years of writing experience and a strong passion for creativity, Nicole is a true inspiration for aspiring writers and artists.

Growing up in the vibrant neighborhoods of Bed stuy and Clinton Hill in Brooklyn, Nicole was surrounded by a rich cultural heritage that shaped her into the person she is today. Her upbringing in these diverse communities prepared her for something beautiful, something that she would later use to bring people together through her work.

Also known as Niso, Nicole has been involved in music since a young age. She was raised in the studio where she learned about songwriting, background vocals, and solo artistry. This early exposure to the creative process has greatly influenced her writing style and approach. Her work is a perfect blend of art and storytelling, where she weaves together words that touch the heart and soul.

Nicole's creativity knows no boundaries as she finds inspiration in many places. Having traveled abroad, she has been exposed to different cultures and traditions, which have further enriched her creative process. She believes that bringing like-minded people together allows for personal growth and fosters a sense of community. This philosophy is evident in the way she collaborates with others and creates a platform for artists to showcase their talents.

Besides her editorial work at PR Now Magazine, Nicole is also an active member of the Intergenerational Community for the Arts Council at BRIC in Brooklyn, New York. It is here where she continues to make an impact by hosting writing workshops, public speaking, and leading campaigns. She also focuses on social media and has recently collaborated with others to start a public relations extension.

What drives Nicole's passion for creativity? Her motivation comes from various sources – her ancestors, music, positive energy, and family.

She is deeply rooted in her community and has a strong connection to the art world. As she continues to grow and evolve in her career, she takes pleasure in watching other writers and artists flourish. Nicole's generosity knows no bounds as she offers her support and guidance to help others succeed.

When asked what she hopes people experience when reading her work, Nicole says, "Excitement and Love." And that is precisely what her writing evokes – a sense of excitement for the possibilities of creativity and a genuine love for the arts. Her words have the power to touch hearts and inspire minds, making her an influential figure in the media industry.

Nicole S. Norton-Evans is a shining example of how passion, dedication, and hard work can lead to success. Her journey from Brooklyn to becoming an Editor-in-chief is a testament to her determination and talent. She continues to make a significant impact in the world of arts and media, and we can't wait to see what she accomplishes next.

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This story is extremely intense. There is a purpose for you being here my dear. Please continue doing what you are doing. I am rooting for you.

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