Remembering the Faith of Maya Angelou

 Maya Angelou, the internationally celebrated poet and author, died at 86 on Wednesday, May 28. In addition to her trove of writings about her heartbreaking childhood, her convictions on civil rights, and dozens of film, television and play scripts, Angelou often wrote about her faith as well.

Below are several excerpts and quotes from the-late inspirational woman who, in 2010, became a recipient of the Medal of Freedom.